Penguin Discovery at Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium - Adult



  • Meet the largest colony of sub-Antarctic penguins
  • Get up close to the majestic King and playful Gentoo Penguins
  • Learn about how the team care for our penguins

Once in a lifetime opportunity to meet Penguins on the ice, and experience an on the ice encounter like no other as you venture into the worlds largest sub-Antarctic penguin colony.

  • 1 person
  • Duration - 1 hour
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Meet the penguin colony in their enclosure
  • All equipment (waterproof pants, fleece jacket, footware, gloves, beanie) N.B those will be worn over your clothing, therefore skirts and dresses are not advisable
  • The experience takes approximately 1 hour
  • Animal Adventures include free admission to SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium
  • Photo package

Get up close and personal with some adorable penguins at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium. You'll venture into the world's largest sub-Antarctic penguin colony and make friends with this cute and cheeky species of bird. You'll also get admission into the whole of the Aquarium so you van visit some of your other favourite marine animals!

On the Day

Session Length

  • Penguin Discovery runs daily at 10.30am, and goes for 1 hour
  • Not available on Monday or Wednesday
  • Bookings are essential

Numbers on the Day

Maximum 4 people per day

Dress Code

Gumboots, waterproof pants, fleece jacket, beanie and gloves are supplied

... and Importantly


  • Participants must be aged 14 years or older - participants under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 18 year or over
  • Have not been in contact with birds in the last 24 hours, or have not suffered from Flu/Cold/Gastro/Respiration infection in the last 48 hours
  • Participants need to be able to navigate stairs


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.