penguins

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PENGUIN ENCOUNTER

Meet the Aquarium’s most adorable creatures Face-to-Beak! Interact with one of the playful penguins from the state-of-the-art indoor/outdoor habitat!

DETAILS


Learn from our Aquarium staff expert
Pet a Penguin
Get a souvenir photo with the penguin
Cost per person: $44.99
For Ages 4 & Up
A paid adult is required for children ages 4-7

Days – Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Time:  11:45 a.m. –  Click here to reserve online.
Time:  3:30 p.m. –  To reserve, please email or call Guest Services at 888-240-1358 or aquariumofthesmokies@ripleys.com.

*Remember the interaction is with a live animal and therefore dependent on the nature and well being of the birds.

penguin paintings

PENGUIN PAINTING EXPERIENCE

See the Aquarium’s Most Adorable Creatures Paint! Would you like to see one of our African Penguin artists in action? Join us in our Penguin Painting Experience and take home a one-of-a-kind piece of art that you helped create!

To make a reservation fill, please email or call Guest Services at 888-240-1358, or aquariumofthesmokies@ripleys.com.

DETAILS


Take home an 8X10 Penguin Painting you helped create!
Days – Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays
Times – 4:00 p.m.
Reservations are recommended. Please email or call Guest Services at 888-240-1358, or aquariumofthesmokies@ripleys.com.
Up close to one of our penguins while it creates its signature footprints on canvas.

$75 per person
$19.99+tax for one chaperone or guest
A chaperone is required for children ages 4-7
For Ages 4 & Up

*Canvas size upgrades available for an additional charge, based on availability.

*Remember, the interaction is with a live animal and therefore dependent on the nature and well being of the birds.

ray bay plus penguins

Create your own All-In-One Aquarium Experience Day and SAVE!

$75

• Splash with the Stingrays
• Behind-The-Scenes Tour
• Penguin Encounter

$105

• Splash with the Stingrays
• Behind-The-Scenes Tour
• Penguin Painting Experience

$105

• Penguin Encounter
• Penguin Painting Experience

$140

• Splash with the Stingrays
• Behind-The-Scenes Tour
• Penguin Encounter
• Penguin Painting Experience