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Penguins Up-Close Tour

The waddling wonders known as the SeaWorld penguins are waiting to hang out with some new friends. During your adventure at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®, you will meet one of our incredible birds and learn all about their care from our animal experts.

Cool off with a behind-the-scenes tour of Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin while you chill with some of our fancier animal ambassadors. Touch one of our penguins and snap your best selfie with your new friend. Plus, learn what goes into caring for these wonderful waddlers with a Q&A.
  • Penguins Up-Close Tour

    Penguin Up Close Tour

    Go behind-the-scenes with us at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin on this approximately 45-minute walking tour to hear from our animal experts about what it takes to care for these unique birds.

    • Have the rare opportunity to interact with and touch a penguin
    • Take great photos with penguins
    • Have your penguin questions answered by our animal experts
    • Admission to SeaWorld is required and not included
    • Guests under 3 years of age are free and do not require a reservation
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult
    • Groups will be combined for tour of about 12 guests
    • Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    • Please be aware that the habitat is approximately 30° F (0° C) and walking surfaces in the area may be wet or uneven
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • Guests using a motorized wheelchair/ECV must be able to transfer to a manual wheelchair (provided on tour)
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $69.00 /ea.
    Minor (Under 18) $69.00 /ea.

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