Penguin Encounter

This event is no longer on sale.

Wednesday February 15

9:00 AM  –  9:30 AM

Visit with some of our favorite feathered friends at Penguin Coast. This intimate meeting with a Humboldt penguin ambassador and zookeeper will provide a glimpse into the daily care the colony receives.

  • Each encounter is $50 per person for up to 6 guests. Minimum of two guests.
  • This experience may last up to 30 minutes.
  • Guests minimum age is 5 years old (accompanied by an adult).
  • Masks are required by all guests.
  • Photography is not allowed indoors.  
  • Rain, Snow or SHINE. Encounters run in all weather. Closed-toed shoes are required.
  • Admission to Rosamond Gifford Zoo is included.

Encounters are non-refundable, reservations may be changed up to 3 days before the scheduled date.

*Disclaimer: The encounter area is accessed by stairs.