Penguin Encounter

Penguin Interaction

This tour is available every day, whether SeaWorld is open or closed to the public. 

Immerse yourself in the penguin’s environment during this 45–60-minute program. Following a briefing from one of our animal educators, you will visit behind the scenes at The Penguin Encounter, put on parkas and boots, and walk among penguins in their 35-degree home.

 

  • Parkas and Boots provided
  • Meet penguins and walk around inside their snowy home
  • Total program duration is 45-60 minutes
  • Penguin Interaction

    Penguin Encounter

    Join us and enjoy the show as our penguins waddle and swim among the rocky cliffs and icy water of this wonderfully realistic habitat.

    • During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks. Due to safety restrictions all participants must be at least 48” tall.
    • Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time.
    • Check in inside the entrance to the Penguin Encounter
    • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    • All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    • If you are participating on a day that SeaWorld is open, park admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change
    • This tour requires participants to climb and descend stairs and to navigate narrow hallways Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making reservations. SeaWorld respectfully requests 2 weeks’ notice of any need for accommodation, but every effort will be made to satisfy requests received less than 2 weeks in advance to the extent possible with in the time provided.
    • The program fee is non-refundable; however, the program will be rescheduled when possible. Please keep in mind if you arrive late you may not be able to join the program.
    • For questions, please call 210-523-3608
    Prices Starting at
    Guest (Must be 48" Tall) $99.00 /ea.

  • Things To Know Before You Go

    During this interaction, we require that individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including children not eligible for vaccination, wear masks.

    •  Due to safety restrictions all participants must be at least 48" tall. 
    •  Check-in will begin at 15 minutes prior to the reservation time. 
    •  Check in inside the entrance to the Penguin Encounter
    •  Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date of your reservation.
    •  All guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. A parent/guardian must purchase program admission and accompany participants under the age of 18. Anyone under the age of 18 booked without a paid adult may have their reservation cancelled.
    •  There are limited spots available and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants. 
    •  If you are participating on a day that SeaWorld is open, park admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    •  Group sizes and inventory is limited to ensure social distancing. 
    •  Program times, prices, components and animal participation are subject to change
    •  Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should call us at 210-523-3608 to discuss requests prior to making reservations. SeaWorld respectfully requests 2 weeks’ notice of any need for accommodation, but every effort will be made to satisfy requests received less than 2 weeks in advance to the extent possible with in the time provided.
    • Any “animal experience reservations” can be changed or cancelled once for free as long as the change is 48 hours in advance of the reservation date, but there are charges for changes made within 48 hours or for more than one change. “Animal experience reservations” are nonrefundable with less than 48 hours' advance notice of cancellation. Not for resale and will be void if altered.
    •  For questions please call 210-523-3608