Penguin Encounter

Penguin Encounter

Step into the classroom to get up close and personal with African penguins and learn about this endangered species. 

Make a Penguin Pal

Add a penguin encounter to your aquarium adventure to meet these playful birds for yourself in this expert-led 30-minute animal encounter.

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Add a penguin encounter to your aquarium adventure to meet these playful birds for yourself in this expert-led 30-minute animal encounter.

Aquatic Animals, Amazing Adventures!

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VIP Penguin Experience

Upgrade your Penguin Encounter and go home with a one-of-a-kind penguin painting made for you by your new feathered friend!

Swirling Pinstripe backdrop

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