Seaworld Antarctica Penguin Exhibit

Seaworld Antarctica Penguin Exhibit

Orlando, FL

SubZero was contracted to help create the manmade habitat that includes 45-foot-high ice cliffs, freezing conditions, closer-than-ever animal encounters and a palatial home for more than 200 penguins.


Building Penguin Paradise aired on March 18, 2015 on NatGeo Wild and tells the behind-the-scenes story of SeaWorld Orlando’s construction of the most ambitious penguin attraction in the world.


  • 33,000 sq. ft. of insulated panels
  • Built while the park remained open
  • Constructed in 18 months
  • Climate mimics the Antarctic
  • 5 tons of snow pumped in daily