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Featherdale Wildlife Park Penguin Encounter

Get exclusive access to Featherdale Wildlife Park’s penguin enclosure to watch and hand feed the adorable penguin colony at 10am or 3.30pm daily.
Featherdale Wildlife Park Penguin Encounter


  • Exclusive access to Featherdale’s penguin enclosures

  • An opportunity to feed and watch penguin play

  • Videos and photos opportunity

  • Keeper on sight to help answer questions

  • Family and friends can watch

  • Photo included to capture the memory

Step behind the scenes at Featherdale Wildlife Park to enter the exclusive penguin enclosure for a close encounter with the adorable colony. Featherdale Wildlife Park is one of Sydney’s finest attractions located in Greater Western Sydney.

Take a walk in the footsteps of the animal keepers as you help out during feeding time with the Little Penguins. Sit down and watch them play with the rare opportunity to hand feed them. Guests are welcome to take videos and photos throughout the encounter.

The Featherdale Wildlife Park Penguin Encounter is available daily at 10am or 3.30pm daily and bookings are highly recommended for this popular animal experience.

More info


  • Entry to Penguin Encounter experience


  • Food and Beverage
  • Retail purchases


  • Be met by a Penguin Keeper who will escort into the penguin enclosure
  • Opportunity to hand feed these adorable ocean birds their yummy morning tea of pilchards!
  • An incredible experience for any bird lover


  • This experience starts at 10am or 3:30pm
  • Please arrive a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the booking time


  • Please allow approximately 20 minutes for the experience


  • This experience takes place at Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park on 217 Kildare Rd, Doonside NSW 2767.

Additional Information

  • Please note that general admission to the park is not included
  • All children 15 years and below must be accompanied by a paying adult encounter ticket and it is the responsibility of the adult to supervise the child at all times
  • The animal welfare is to be determined by the Featherdale Keeper at all times, and the Keeper reserves the right to cease the encounter at any time
  • All participants must be able to follow all instructions given by the Featherdale Keeper throughout the Encounter, and you agree to act at all times in a safe and appropriate manner
  • A minimum of 7 days notice is required prior to your encounter for any changes made to your booking
  • Encounter tickets are non-refundable
  • Guests must be at the meeting point at the start of the encounter
  • Featherdale Wildlife Park recommends arriving to the park a minimum of 30 minutes prior to this experience
  • Guests will meet a keeper at the meeting point where they will be given a safety brief and introduction to the encounter before entering the enclosure

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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