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Penguin Encounter

Join our warm weather penguins and their keepers in their exclusively behind-the-scenes habitat to get an insider look into a day in the life of a Penguin.

Please see Important Details for additional information.
  • NEW Penguin Encounter

    Penguin Encounter at SeaWorld Orlando

    Do you love penguins? Join us on our Penguin Encounter and come face-to-feather with our amazingly chill friends, as you go behind the scenes to our Avian Research Center and meet one of our warm-weather penguins for yourself! Please see for additional information.

    • Checkbox selected Touch and get a photo with one of our Penguins
    • Checkbox selected Hear stories about our birds and their unique personalities
    • 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 encounter of about 15 guests
    • Total encounter will run approximately 20-30 minutes; time spent in habitat will be approximately 15 minutes
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change or cancellation due to availability or weather
    • Please be aware that the habitat is approximately 60° F (15° C)
    • Cancellations with less than 24 hours’ notice are nonrefundable
    • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should visit the Contact Us page to discuss requests prior to making reservations
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (18+) $40.00 /ea.
    Minor (under 18) $40.00 /ea.