Pancakes and Penguins

Pancakes and Penguins

Join us for a one-of-a-kind breakfast experience full of feathered friends, keeper chats, photo opportunities, and early-access to the aquarium!

Feeling Peckish?

Start your day with Ripley's penguin colony and enjoy the aquarium before it opens to the public, eat a delicious hot breakfast, even come face-to-beak with African penguins!

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Tier Pricing
All guests (3+)  $99.00 +Tax
Children (2 and under) $4.99 +Tax
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What's Included

  • Hot breakfast of pancakes, eggs, bacon, coffee, juices, and more, enjoyed in front of Ripley’s Penguin Playhouse exhibit

  • Photo with a penguin

  • Animal expert Q&A

  • A one-of-a-kind penguin painting

  • Admission to the aquarium following breakfast

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 Great Smoky Mountains are considered the Salamander Capital of the World? Salamanders are abundant in the Smokies and outnumber human visitors on even the park’s busiest days!