Rockhopper Penguins

Penguin Plunge

Find yourself in a penguin paradise. See penguins waddling on the beach under the aurora lights and splashing in the sunshine.

From the shores of Peru to Antarctica

They may all waddle, but our four species of penguin show off the diversity of this incredible bird. Whether they are diving or burrowing, you’ll discover the beauty of each species. 

King Penguin, Cleopatra Gentoo Penguin Humboldt Penguins

Penguin Plunge

Featured Animals

Meet the four species of penguins living in Penguin Plunge.

Gentoo Penguins

Care & Conservation

How we care for them

From the king penguin to the Humboldt, no two species in Penguin Plunge are the same. Discover how we meet the different needs of the animals in our care.

Wilder Institute

Making the world a wilder place

Learn more about our conservation efforts at the Wilder Institute, including the Kianjavato Lemur & Reforestation Initiative and the Cross River Gorilla Initiative.
Community Conservation Efforts

Penguin Plunge

Things To Explore

Penguin Plunge is a big place with lots to do. What will you do when you visit?

Gentoo Penguin

The Beach

Whether the Humboldts are doing some choral singing or the kings are fluffing their feathers, there is always something going on.

Humboldt Penguin

The Burrows

Did you see a head poking out? Visit our outdoor habitat that changes as penguins move in and out of burrows.

Humboldt Penguins

The Waterfall

There’s no better place to practice diving and sliding. Our penguins are always having a splash outside.

Animal zones

More To Discover


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