Learn about and meet a penguin up-close
Sit next to a penguin as it waddles around outside its exhibit before the Aquarium opens! Visit our Food Prep room, meet with our staff, and learn all about these fascinating birds during this hour long program.
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.|
$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.