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Penguin Encounter

Polar Adventure I Summit

​Have a cool Penguin Adventure!

Personally explore the life journey of penguins in their home! Meet our king penguins, southern rockhopper penguins and gentoo penguins. Don’t worry if you can’t tell them apart, you’ll be an expert by the end of the programme. You’ll also get to assist in their feeding and observe daily care work by our animal caretakers.

Special arrangements of “Get Closer to the Animals” programmes under the COVID-19 Epidemic Situation
  • If you have any of the COVID-19 symptoms within 14 days prior to or on the programme date; have been in close contact with any person who is a confirmed or preliminary positive case of COVID-19 infection in Hong Kong or overseas within 14 days prior to or on the programme date; have any Compulsory Quarantine Order or Compulsory Testing Notice on the programme date, the Park reserves the right to reject your participation in this programme. If you have already applied for this programme and encountered the above situation, please contact us as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements. 
  • Participants are required to thoroughly wash their hands before the start of the programme.
  • Participants are required to wear surgical masks throughout the programme. 
  • All apparatuses and equipment will also be thoroughly disinfected after every use. 
  • ​As all programme participants are required to comply with the latest Prevention and Control of Disease Ordinance and Guidelines of the HKSAR Government, programme participants are required to present the Vaccine Pass relevant record/COVID-19 Vaccination Medical Exemption Certificate and LeaveHomeSafe record (except persons exempted from the Government's law) to enter the Park. For more information and the latest regulations or requirements on the anti-epidemic measures, please visit the HKSAR Government’s COVID19 Thematic Website.
    Photos for reference only. Participants are required to wear surgical masks throughout the programme due to the special arrangement under the COVID-19 epidemic situation. Information is subject to change without prior notice.


      Price (Applicable to both adult and child)
    Participants with valid SmartFun Annual Premium Passes HK$885/participant
    Participants with valid SmartFun Annual Gold or Silver Passes or valid InFUNity Entry Passes# HK$944/participant 
    Participants with valid Ocean Park admission tickets* HK$1,180/participant 
    * The programme fee does not include Park’s admission, all participants must enter the Park on the programme date with a valid admission ticket.
    # A maximum of 3 tickets of this programme can be purchased per session per SmartFun Annual Pass or InFUNity Pass.


    Location and Time:

      Pre-booking enrolment only 
    Programme Location South Pole Spectacular
    Programme Time 10:45am – 11:45am (Available on Mondays, Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays)
    Gathering Location Inside the Lodge (Please approach the staff at the cashier)
    Gathering Time 10:35am

    Gathering location: Inside the Lodge (Please approach the staff at the cashier)



    6 participants per tour
    Remarks: During the penguin breeding season, programme capacity will be adjusted.


    Cantonese, supplemented by English and Putonghua.

    Smart Tips:

    • The activity venue is approximately 8°C.
    • Participants are required to wear warm clothing, safety glasses & boots provided by the Park to participate this programme.
    • Participants are required to bring a pair of thick socks.
    • All forms of photography or videography and the use of mobile devices are not permitted during the programme. The programme has included professional photo taking service, whilst, all photos taken can be purchased for a fee.
    • It takes around 30 minutes to reach the gathering location from the main entrance of Ocean Park by taking Ocean Express. Please reserve extra time for queuing if you want to take the cable car. With the tight schedule of our programme, latecomers will be regarded as absentees and might not be admitted to the programme.


    • Participants must be aged 8 or above and be a minimum height of 1.3 metres.
    • All participants must be paid. Same price for both adult and child. No accompanying guest is allowed (include children who are under age of 3).
    • Eligible participants aged 8-11 must be accompanied by a paying parent/ guardian who satisfies all programme requirements. An eligible paying parent/ guardian can accompany a maximum of two eligible paying participants aged 8-11.
    • Eligible participants aged under 18 must have their parent/guardian’s signature on the Health Declaration form & liability release to confirm the detail before the programme starts.
    • Participants must not have come into contact with any bird species in the previous 8 hours.
    • This programme is not recommended for any pregnant women.
    • All applications will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • A valid admission ticket to the Park is required to join the programme. The price of the admission ticket is not included in the programme fee.
    • Reservation will be automatically made for every successful enrolment of this programme, participants are not required to make an online reservation.
    • The content, itinerary, dates and application methods of the programmes may subject to change or cancellation due to occasional animal needs or any other particular circumstances without prior notice.
    • For more details, please refer to Education Programmes Terms and Conditions

    Application Methods and Deadlines

    Apply Online

    Minimum 1 day’s advance booking before 5pm.

    Online Application Promotion:

    • Participants can enjoy “buy one, get the second one for half price” offer for online application of this programme on weekdays and non-public holidays.
    • Both participants must join on the same date for enjoying special companion fares.
    • Please input the coupon code “PE2PAX0717” to enjoy the companion discount.
    • This coupon code cannot be used in conjunction with another discount or promotional offer.

    Apply In-person at Ocean Park Ticketing Office, Main Entrance

    Minimum 1 day’s advance booking before 5pm.

    Enquiry Hotline:

    (852) 3923 2323
    (Select the language and press [4] for Ocean Park Discovery & Education Department.)

    Part of the programme proceeds will go to the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong to support its research projects and public awareness programmes for wildlife conservation in Asia.

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