Premier Penguin Behind the Scenes
Do you flip for penguins? Take your appreciation for these flightless wonders to a whole new level as you help zookeepers prepare food, clean up, and even scatter and hand feed the penguins their fishy meal right inside the exhibit. This intimate experience is limited to two participants.
Maximum group size is 2 people or 4 people depending on the date.
Ages ten and older only. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult and may not attend alone.
Please wear appropriate footwear, no open-toed shoes, or heels.
||Saturdays and Sundays|
Maximum group size of 2
August 4, 31
September 7, 28
Maximum group size of 4
July 7, 13
September 1, 14, 29
||11:30 - 12:15|
||$225 per person|
|Private Group Bookings
||If you have a group of 2 - 4 people you may want to consider booking a private Penguin Behind the Scenes program.|
All private Behind the Scenes Booking that are not part of a catered function are booked through Estelle Blair, Education Program Coordinator on (403) 232-9362 or
Phone (403) 232-9300 or visit our Guest Relations Area at the Zoo’s North entrance between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Program fees do not include GST and are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Registrations are accepted in the order in which fees are received. Please note that prices and dates are subject to change.
PLEASE NOTE: Parking in the North Parking Lot will not be included in your program price.
Please pull a parking ticket upon entrance to the parking lot. The $7 fee is payable at the Pay-On-Foot stations at the Zoo entrance, the Guest Relations desk, the pay station on the main north plaza or at the exit booth (credit card only at exit). There is a 30-minute grace period for drop-offs. This parking ticket MUST be used in order for you to exit the parking lot. - :
To register for Zoo programs: