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Penguin Playground

Explore a world unlike any other in Penguin Playground and marvel as the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo Penguins slip and slide across the snow-covered ice.

Wonder at the penguins as they get up to mischief and splash about in the Penguin pool; experience a closer look from the special underwater viewing area. The speed of our cute Gentoo Penguins is sure to impress as they swim up to 36km per hour!

Interactive displays and stunning visuals will entertain and educate on everything there is to know about our Penguins natural environment - the coldest, windiest and driest continent in the world.  Be amazed as the Penguin Playground exhibit replicates the seasons and light cycles of Antarctica with temperatures ranging from -10 degrees to 5 degrees.

Daily Feeds and Talks

Don’t miss the daily penguin feeds where our keepers will help you discover more about the daily life of these adorable creatures. 

Check out further information about the majestic stars of Penguin Playground below:

King Penguin: One of the most visually-stunning creatures in Antarctica
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Gentoo Penguin: Learn more about the world's fastest swimming bird
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Join Scrat, Ice Age’s resident nut-crazed sabre-toothed squirrel, as he time travels in his zaniest adventure to date! Included in the admission price.

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