Have you ever wanted to get up close with an African Penguin?

Now you can with the National Aviary's redesigned Penguin Encounter. You'll get the opportunity to mingle with one of our most recognizable birds in this interactive program.

Attendee must be at least 6 years old. Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Group size limited to eight people.

Advance registration recommended. Programs can sell out months in advance for holidays and weekends. Tickets for Interactive Encounters are non-refundable and non-transferrable to a different day/time.

Information and Pricing:

Advanced registration guarantees your experience. Please call 412-258-9445 to register.

$40 Aviary Members; $55 Non-members (includes general admission). Prices are per person.

Same-day registration is $40 per person and does not include general admission. Same-day registration cannot be guaranteed and is based on program availability.