Animals & Attractions

Penguins Rock

Visit our famous colony in Europe's largest outdoor penguin pool!

With three different species and over 100 penguins to care for, it's no surprise our swimming pool is 65 metres long and 3.5 metres deep at its deepest point, containing 1.2 million litres of water.

Watch our king, gentoo and rockhopper penguins enjoy playing in the waterfall, sliding down the water shoot and sunbathing on floating 'icebergs' in the pool.

There's always something happening at Penguins Rock but springtime is especially exciting when we put out the nest rings for breeding season.

Did you know it costs £130 per day to feed all our penguins? You can help feed them and protect endangered wildlife around the world with a donation today - if you can, please support our Survival Fund.

*Visitor information update*

In line with government guidance, Penguin Parade and our other keeper talks are currently postponed as part of a wide range of safety measures in place to protect our visitors and staff.

Your visit will be different to normal, but we hope just as much fun! Find out more

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