Four times bigger and three times deeper than the birds' former pool, the new watering hole – opened in 2011– is the country's largest ever penguin pool. It houses nearly 150 Macaroni and Humboldt penguins. As well as the always popular feeding-time spectacle, visitors can see the penguins up-close through new underwater viewing areas. Highlighting ZSL's climate change work in Antarctica is a replica field station and interactive game. 'Penguin Beach LIve' (11.30am & 2.30pm daily) is an opportunity to watch the penguins being fed. Also available are 20-minute 'Meet the Penguins' encounters (2.45 daily; £30 Mon-Fri, £45 Sat, Sun & bank hols).
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|Opening hours:||For 2016: Mar 25-Sep 4 daily 10am-6pm; Sep 5-Oct 21 daily 10am-5.30pm; Oct 22-30 daily 10am-4pm; from Oct 31 10am-4pm. Last entry one hour before closing. Closed Dec 25.|
|Transport:||Tube: Camden Town/Regent’s Park|