Learn about our African penguins at Penguin Isle and immerse yourself in their environment with our penguin encounter! Providing a unique interaction with one of the world’s most beloved birds, you can experience them in an intimate setting. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and interact with a penguin one-on-one.
Penguin Encounter Participant (52″ and taller) $99.00
Penguin Encounter Requirements:
Minimum height requirement is 52″. No exceptions. (52″ = 4’4 = 132 cm)
Participants under 10 yrs that meet the height requirement must be accompanied by an adult participant.
Participants 10 – 17 yrs must be accompanied by a paying adult as an observer or participant.
Program is not available to expectant mothers.
Observing children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Guests with disabilities are requested to book via phone (305) 365-2501 to allow us to make all the necessary arrangements.
Things you should know before your visit:
Advanced reservations are strongly suggested.
Please allow about 15-20 minutes for program.
General admission to Miami Seaquarium is included with your experience.
For the health and safety of our animals, all loose items and jewelry should be removed prior to the start of all animal interactions.
Lockers will be provided during your encounter.
Program is conducted in English. You may provide a translator who will also be participating in the water.
Accompanying observers will be able to watch their family or friends from an observer area only.
No cameras or cell phones are allowed.
Book your experience online today! Have questions? Email Us or Call (305) 365-2501
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