Quick Facts

Conservation Status:

Approximately 72% of species are Threatened or Near Threatened

Number of Penguin Species:

18 species worldwide

Scientific Name:

Spheniscidae

Animal Group:

Bird

Diet:

Piscivorous

Habitat:

Half of all penguin species live in the Antarctica and the Sub-Antarctic islands.

Types of Penguins at Sea World:

Gentoo Penguins, King Penguins and Little Penguins

With their adorable waddles, beautiful features and quirky personalities, who doesn’t love these incredible animals?

Be transported to an icy wonderland at the world-class Penguin Encounter exhibit, home to Gentoo and King penguins.

Visit Penguin Point and meet the smallest penguins in the world! Get a rare and educational insight into the nature of these amazing birds.

Attractions

Penguin Encounter

Indoor Penguin Exhibit

Penguin Encounter

on-ride features

Penguin Point

​Outdoor Penguin Exhibit

Penguin Point

on-ride features

​ANIMAL ADVENTURE

Penguin Antarctic Adventure

Land-Based Animal Adventure

Penguin Antarctic Adventure

on-ride features

Meet some of the Little Penguins

Meet Jules
Meet Jules
Rescue Date: July 2006
Sex: Male

Jules was stranded at Julian Rocks, Byron Bay in July 2005. He was found tangled in marine pollution, which had severely injured his right flipper. "In order for Jules to make a full recovery, the tip of his wing had to be amputated. With his swimming ability hindered he was not able to be released.

Meet Victor
Meet Victor
Rescue Date: August 2017
Sex: Male

Victor was originally rescued by the Australian Marine Wildlife Research and Rescue Organisation (AMWRRO) in South Australia. He arrived at Sea World in August 2017.

Meet Bailey
Meet Bailey
Rescue Date: August 2017
Sex: Male

Bailey was also originally rescued by the Australian Marine Wildlife Research and Rescue Organisation (AMWRRO) in South Australia. He arrived at Sea World in August 2017.

Exhibit locations

Penguin Encounter and Penguin Point

Penguin Encounter is home to King penguins, as well as the lively Gentoo penguins. Get a rare and educational insight into the nature of the smallest penguins in the world at Penguin Point.

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