Penguin Encounter at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

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Highlights & inclusions

Behind the scenes Penguin Encounter
See the penguin food preparation and vet areas
Learn about the penguin enclosure
Get up-close-and-personal with our Gentoo penguins
Exclusive experience with only 4 people
45 minute experience in Antarctic snow gear
From
$199.00AUD
or 4 payments of $49.75 with more info

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Sun, Jul 14, 2024

What you can expect

Have you ever wanted to meet Penguins? SEA LIFE Melbourne now offers an exclusive behind the scenes Penguin Encounter! Book online here for your chance to meet and interact with these friendly and curious Penguins. The 45 minute program involves a behind the scenes tour of the food preparation areas and veterinarian facilities before you step out onto the ice for a very special encounter with King and Gentoo Penguins. This exclusive experience is only available to 4 people at one time. The Penguin Encounter at SEA LIFE Melbourne is run everyday at 2pm and entry to the aquarium is included so you may stay on longer and see all the other marine life on display here. Bookings are essential for this popular animal experience. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime experience with Penguins! Book online today!

Location

What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Behind-the-scenes Penguin Encounter
  • 45-minute experience in the penguin enclosure
  • Get close to Gentoo and King penguins
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium admission included
  • Full Antarctic snow gear provided
Highlights
  • Get up close to the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins
  • Go behind the scenes to see penguin food preparation and veterinary areas
  • Learn about how the exhibit maintains its sub zero temperatures
  • Suit up in snow gear and go on the ice with the colony in their habitat
  • Explore SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium with all day admission
  • Exclusive experience for up to 4 guests
Time
  • Operates Monday - Sunday at 2:00pm
  • You are required to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your tour departure
Duration
  • The experience is approximately 45 minutes long
  • You will have access to explore the rest of the Aquarium for the entire day if you wish
What To Bring
  • Dress in warm clothing - this is the best foundation for the ski suits
  • Arctic gear is provided but please bring your own socks
  • Cameras and video equipment are NOT allowed on ice
  • Jewellery and hair accessories are NOT allowed onto the ice
Additional Information
  • There are 4 spots available per session, with 1 guide for the group
  • This is an exclusive experience only allowing 4 people at a time in the enclosure and with the penguins
  • Participants must be willing and able to navigate a staircase.
  • Minimum age 14 (Guests Under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult (18+)
  • This product is not refundable or transferable, with a 100% cancellation fee
Cancellation Policy
  • Tickets are non-refundable
  • Changes can be made up until 48 hours prior to your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at the time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on the day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

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Need help?

  • Email us at enquiry@experienceoz.com.au
  • Help code: D2B-32A0
  • This experience is supplied by Penguin Encounter at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

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  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
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