Penguin Tour

Penguin Tour

Discover what it is like to work and care for amazing penguins on this tour.

You will have an opportunity to go behind the scenes at our Penguin Encounter where you will chat with an aviculturist and meet a penguin.

  • Chat with Penguin trainers
  • Meet a penguin

  • For the safety of our Guests, Park Ambassadors, and our animals, SeaWorld has taken extra steps to ensure your tour experience is safe and worry free:
    • Group sizes will be limited to 8 per group, keeping family groups together and socially distanced from other groups on the tour.
    • All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour. This requirement does not apply to children under the age of 10, or to individuals who are unable to wear a face covering due to a medical condition.
    • Taking photos of the animals and your experience is encouraged; however SeaWorld Ambassadors will not be allowed to handle your camera or other personal equipment during your program.
    • All participants will be given the opportunity to wash and/or sanitize their hands before and after their program.
  • Check-in will begin 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 the required paid adult.
  • If you are participating on a day that SeaWorld is open, park admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
  • If the park is open and you would like to enter the park after the completions of your program admission is required.
  • Group sizes and inventory is limited to ensure social distancing.
  • 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.
  • Participants must refrain from smoking.
  • The program fee is non-refundable, however the program will be rescheduled when possible.
  • Please keep in mind if you arrive late the program may already be in progress.
  • For questions please call 210-523-3608

This tour requires participants to climb and descend stairs and to navigate narrow hallways.

  • Penguin Tour

    Rockhopper Penguins

    Go backstage at Penguin Encounter for an up-close look at this amazing species

    • Checkbox selected Chat with Penguin trainers
    • Checkbox selected Meet a penguin
    • For the safety of our Guests, Park Ambassadors, and our animals, SeaWorld has taken extra steps to ensure your tour experience is safe and worry free:
      • Group sizes will be limited to 8 per group, keeping family groups together and socially distanced from other groups on the tour.
      • All participants will be required to wear a face covering that covers their mouth and nose at all times during the tour. This requirement does not apply to children under the age of 10, or to individuals who are unable to wear a face covering due to a medical condition.
      • Taking photos of the animals and your experience is encouraged; however SeaWorld Ambassadors will not be allowed to handle your camera or other personal equipment during your program.
      • All participants will be given the opportunity to wash and/or sanitize their hands before and after their program.
    • Check-in will begin 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 the required paid adult.
    • If you are participating on a day that SeaWorld is open, park admission is not included but required to participate in the program.
    • If the park is open and you would like to enter the park after the completions of your program admission is required.
    • Group sizes and inventory is limited to ensure social distancing.
    • 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.
    • Participants must refrain from smoking.
    • The program fee is non-refundable, however the program will be rescheduled when possible.
    • Please keep in mind if you arrive late the program may already be in progress.
    • For questions please call 210-523-3608

    This tour requires participants to climb and descend stairs and to navigate narrow hallways.

    Prices Starting at
    Adult $40.00 /ea.
    Child $40.00 /ea.