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Students learn about the arctic ecosystem and compare the Polar Regions with other ecosystems.

  • Explore the biggest attraction in SeaWorld Orlando’s history, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.  Experience the majestic grandeur of the South Pole and see it through the penguins’ eyes on an exhilarating, first-of-its-kind ride. Then, step out and explore their colony in an expanse that takes you above and below their icy world.

Did you know?

  • In the exhibit, the air temperature is 32ºF, the water temperature is 45ºF, and 6000 pounds of snow fall daily.
  • Although Antarctica has few human inhabitants, parts of it are claimed by seven different nations. The area is protected by the Antarctic Treaty, which bans military activity, nuclear testing, and waste dumping.



Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin

Article written by Sarah Wyland

Sarah Wyland
Sarah never gets in trouble for being on Facebook and Instagram at work, because its her job. As social media manager, she gets to tell the stories of travelers, teachers, and interesting places. Other titles she enjoys include dog mom to Knox, barre instructor, Crossfit athlete, avid reader, and world traveler.