Get a zookeepers’-eye view and go behind the scenes at Penguin Beach.

What's for breakfast for our penguins today? Fish, of course! Go behind the scenes with our keepers and get up close and personal with some of London Zoo's favourites as they enjoy their breakfast.

What penguins will I see at London Zoo?

Penguin Beach is England's largest penguin pool, home to a colony of Humboldt penguins

Did you know, our keepers can tell all of our penguins apart? Each penguin has unique markings on their tummies - just like a human fingerprint! Our penguins also have different coloured beads on a band to help the keepers out!

Experience Zoo life for yourself at London Zoo.

Visit our Humboldt penguins

  • Humboldt penguin underwater swimming at London Zoo

    Humboldt Penguin

    Humbolt penguins are from the beaches of Peru and Chile, and can swim speeds of up to 30mph!

  • London Zoo visitors watching a live talk and feeding of the penguins at Penguin Beach

    Penguin Beach

    There are p-p-plenty of penguins at London Zoo's stunning Penguin Beach – England’s biggest penguin pool.

  • Penguins at Lubetkin penguin pool at London Zoo designed by Berthold Lubetkin

    Lubetkin penguin pool

    Our Lubetkin Penguin pool at London Zoo is iconic. The sweeping spiral ramps kick-started a new era for British architecture, and inspired an enduring love of penguins in the British public.

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