Penguin Encounter

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Saturday February 29

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2:00 PM  –  2:30 PM

Please select your Penguin Encounter tickets below. You can select another date by clicking "other dates" or choose another time by clicking "other times" when available. Tours are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and fill up quickly (full dates are marked in grey on the calendar). Please select another tour date and time if your preferred tour is not available.

Tours can accommodate up to 8 guests. One Penguin Encounter ticket is required for each guest.

Zoo members, login or register by clicking in the top right corner. Once logged in, you will automatically receive your Penguin Encounter discount at checkout.

Before you purchase, please note: 

  • Penguin Encounter tickets cannot be returned or refunded. Tours are non-transferrable and tickets cannot be used for a different tour date or time. Reservations may be changed up to 72 hours before the scheduled tour and are subject to a $15 Administrative Change Fee. Changes are not permitted within 72 hours of scheduled tour. Contact us at or call 410-396-7102.
  • Tours begin promptly at stated time. Once a tour has begun, additional guests will not be permitted due to safety and tickets cannot be rescheduled or refunded.
  • If your group has less than 8 guests you may share your experience with others.
  • Closed-toed shoes are recommended for tour guests.
  • Not recommended for children under 5 years of age. Adults may be asked to hold children for the duration of the tour.
  • Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.
  • Tours can accommodate guests using wheelchairs; however, strollers are not permitted. Service animals are not permitted on tours.
  • Penguin Encounter tickets do not include admission to the Zoo.  If you're not a Zoo member you'll need to also purchase admission tickets online or at the Zoo's Main Gate on the day of your Encounter. 

For questions about your purchase please contact or call 410.396.7102 during Zoo hours.