The Penguin Encounter forms part of Selwo Marina's Unique Experiences programme, which allows you to discover a fascinating world of exclusive interactions.
Can you imagine entering a giant igloo in the heart of the Costa del Sol? This is the magic of Selwo Marina, live the unique experience of discovering this incredible installation in the icy territory of Isla de Hielo, this area will transport you to the distant Antarctica. Accompanied by an expert guide, you will enter a unique habitat to be very close to these charismatic birds native to the southernmost territories of the southern hemisphere of the planet. The Penguin Encounter is a unique experience to get to know a large family formed by the King, Juanito, Macaroni and Magellanic penguin species, surprising you with details about their biology and diet; raising awareness about the dangers they face in their natural environment, such as climate change, melting ice, overfishing or plastic pollution; and learning what each of us can do to protect them and help in their conservation.
A unique opportunity to be close to these adorable animals. Don't stay frozen and hurry up because this activity has limited places, don't stay without them, book now! Even the youngest members of the family will be able to enter this huge igloo, children from 2 to 6 years old can do this activity of course as long as a responsible adult accompanies them, this adult can accompany up to 2 children during the experience, an activity suitable for the whole family! This will make for an unforgettable holiday, visit the heart of Antarctica just a few metres from the beach!
During the activity you will enter the habitat of these incredible birds, accompanied by our monitor who will explain everything you need to know about the penguins that live on the Ice Island: their diet, how long they live, their reproduction... very interesting talks focused on the care and preservation of the environment, everything that is in our power to take care of our planet and all the species that inhabit it. You will also learn the main characteristics and how to distinguish the 4 types of penguins that live in Selwo Marina.
Online Purchase Conditions:
When you purchase your Penguin Encounter online, the date of the activity will be reserved at the same time as the purchase. The purchase of a Penguin Encounter does not include admission to Selwo Marina, which must be purchased separately in order to be able to take part in the activity. Children under 3 years of age have free admission to the park, but must book and pay for their place to participate in the Unique Animal Interaction Experiences. Before purchasing the activity online, make sure that all visitors are able to participate: check all the terms and conditions for participating in the Penguin Encounter and regarding the taking of photos and videos during interactive experiences. Children between 2 and 6 years old must be accompanied by an adult (minimum 18 years old and maximum two children per adult). In this case, the adult must buy a ticket for the Penguin Encounter together with the child. Activity not permitted for pregnant women.
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