VIP Penguin Experience

Splash a little more cuteness, color, and creativity into your Penguin Encounter and take home a one-of-a-kind penguin painting!

Make a Penguin Pal

Add a penguin encounter to your aquarium adventure to meet these playful birds for yourself in this expert-led 45-minute animal encounter. By upgrading to a VIP Penguin Experience, you’ll go home with a one-of-a-kind penguin painting made for you by your new feathered friend! 

Need to Know Info

What's Included

  • 45-minute penguin encounter

  • Take home a one-of-a-kind souvenir penguin painting

Swirling Pinstripe backdrop

Woah! The aquarium sounds like alotl fun! But what are you doing all the way down here with the axolotls – some of the most secretive salamanders in the world?!

Did you know the spotted salamander is the state amphibian of South Carolina? It earned the title in 1999 thanks to a campaign led by a class of Spartanburg third graders.