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Antarctica In Abu Dhabi: An Icy Adventure Awaits With Penguins At SeaWorld® Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, the region’s first Marine Life Theme Park, welcomes guests to the coldest of its eight realms: Antarctica! Here, penguins are the main attraction with six different species – King, Gentoo, Rockhopper, Chinstrap, Macaroni and Adelie penguins – ready to charm guests of all ages. From the regal stature of King penguins to the distinctive charm of the Macaroni penguins, guests will have the chance to observe and learn more about these amazing animals up close while also feeling the realm’s frosty climate simulating the planet’s coldest region – the land where the penguins reign.

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi General Curator, Rob Yordi, said: “Guests venturing into the Antarctica realm at SeaWorld Abu Dhabi will be transported to the icy realms of our South Pole, where they will be met by our six different species of penguins and witness their playful antics and engaging behaviors up close with educators ready to answer any questions guests may have about our penguins. Simultaneously, guests can also enjoy a fun time at Penguin Play – an elevated play area with slides, net climbing and soft play elements. As for the penguins themselves, our state-of-the-art, dynamic penguin habitat ensures optimal conditions for our penguins all year round. We’ve made it our mission to provide an authentic and enriching environment for these fascinating animals, whilst offering our visitors an immersive Antarctic experience.”

The well-being of SeaWorld Abu Dhabi’s Antarctic ambassadors is top priority, with a dedicated expert zoological team ensuring that the habitat’s air temperature is maintained at a cool 1°C and the water at a crisp 7°C, providing an ideal climate for the penguins. Furthermore, the Advanced Animal Lighting System (AALS) has been installed to replicate the seasonal changes of Antarctica. This sophisticated approach guarantees optimal welfare conditions for the penguins throughout the year, whether it’s during the molting season, nesting season, or any other day.

To purchase tickets or learn more about SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, please visit www.seaworldabudhabi.com.

To learn more about penguins at SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, please visit  https://www.seaworldabudhabi.com/en/realms/antarctica.