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King Chicks Gender Reveal

  • Wednesday 24th November 2021
  • Penguins

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Join us on our Gender Reveal Party!

We had two King Chicks hatched earlier this year, one on Valentines Day, one on St. Patrick's Day. It is difficult to distinguish males from females among King Penguins by just looking at them, the way we find out their gender is to run feather DNA tests to confirm.


Diamond was born on 14 February 2021 (Valentines Day!), by parents Loaf and Solo.  

King Chick #2 was born on 17 March 2021 (St. Patrick's Day!), by parents Noel and Stretch. We have not officially named him yet.

Diamond - Apr 21 Diamond - Nov 21
King Chick #2 - Apr 21 King Chick #2 - Nov 21

And... both of our 2021 king chicks are male!

Gender Reveal Cake

Fun Facts

Ever wonder how you can tell the difference between chicks and adults? 

Check out their beaks. The ones with the black beaks are the chicks after fledgling. 

Chick 2 3

Get on-the-ice and meet the penguins!

Our Penguin Passport Encounter lets you get on-the-ice inside the penguin enclosure. Get up close and personal with our friendly sub-antarctic penguin.

Click here to find out how you can book this experience for yourself or how to get a gift voucher for someone you love.

Penguin Discovery 2

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  • Price includes a Digi Photo Pass giving you 10 digital photos – valued at $26!
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2 Adult + 2 Children

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