Penguins Up-Close Tour

Do you love penguins? This is your exclusive opportunity to meet one! Venture behind the scenes of the state-of-the-art Penguin Encounter to learn how we care for these extraordinary birds and how they are adapted to the harsh Antarctic climate. Complete your adventure with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet a penguin face-to-face. 

Penguin Up-Close Tour includes:

  • A guided one hour walking tour.
  • A behind-the-scenes visit to the Penguin Encounter.
  • An up-close interaction with a penguin.
  • A visit inside our state-of-the-art penguin habitat.
  • Animal experts sharing their knowledge and experiences of caring for these unique animals.
  • Learning how you can help to save these animals from the challenges they face in the wild.

 Program Details:

  • Participants must be 6 years of age and older. For the safety of the animals and guests, anyone under the age of 6 (including infants) is not permitted on this tour.
  • Admission to SeaWorld is not included and is required.
  • Guests under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Late arrivals may miss tour components or may not be accommodated due to limited tour availability.
  • Tour times, prices, and components are subject to change and availability.
  • Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice are nonrefundable.
  • Participants must check in 15 minutes before your tour start time at the Penguin Tour Sign — located in front of the Penguin Encounter.

Tour spots are limited. Advanced reservations are recommended and will save you time when you arrive at SeaWorld.