Learn about and meet a penguin up-close
Learn about the animals, explore biofacts of skulls and feathers, help with food preparation, and visit exhibit and interact with a penguin.
Please note: Guests on this tour must wear closed-toed shoes.
Animal Encounter Confirmation Materials
Once you have booked your Animal Encounter, please have each paying participant complete the waiver and release form and bring it with you on the date of your encounter.
Penguin encounters will be on hold from April 6th to July 8th during their breeding and egg laying season to minimize any possible disruptions to our birds. Thank you for your understanding.
|When||Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.|
|Cost||$109.00 per person
$99.00 per Aquarium member
Aquarium admission included
Purchase your tickets for this program here. Please select the correct date from the calendar to book the correct program.
Members, please call to purchase your discounted tickets.
|Ages||Must be at least 10 years of age to participate. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.|
|RSVP||(562) 590-3100, ext. 0 Pre-registration and pre-payment required on all experiences unless noted. Cancellations made 72 hours before the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than 72 hours before a program will still be charged the full program price.|
The Shark and Penguin Encounters offer special options for those with accessibility needs. Please call 562-590-3100, ext. 0 to schedule a tour.