Meet A Colony Of African Penguins
Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity To Touch A Penguin!
Take a journey halfway across the world to Cape Town, South Africa to meet a colony of African Penguins living on the beach. Visit their newly renovated and expanded habitat where you’ll step right into the enclosure with nearly a dozen African Penguins! Learn all about these amazing penguin ambassadors and their natural environment as you watch them waddle, call, preen and play just inches away from you! Bring your camera to capture all their adorable antics. Plus, you’ll have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to touch a penguin!
This unique and intimate experience is limited to 10 people per encounter. Encounters sell out fast and it is recommended you purchase your tickets as far in advance as possible.
Penguin Encounter Tickets
ADMISSION OR ANNUAL PASS + PENGUIN ENCOUNTER
Once you add your Admission Ticket or Annual Pass purchase to your shopping cart, you will be given the opportunity to add a Penguin Encounter if they are available for your visit date.
PENGUIN ENCOUNTER ANNUAL PASS DISCOUNT
Newport Aquarium Annual Passholders receive an exclusive 15% discount! Call 1-800-406-3474 to purchase your Penguin Encounter tickets today. Please have your Annual Pass handy to provide your passholder number and receive your discount!
PENGUIN ENCOUNTER ONLY
If you have already purchased your admission tickets or have complimentary tickets, you have the option to just purchase Penguin Encounter tickets without purchasing admission.
For Your Safety:
Closed-toed shoes are required. Rubber boots, other waterproof shoes or shoes without laces are encouraged.
All participants must be 6 years of age or older.
Participants under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.