Be it dancing or surfing, plodding or plotting, one thing’s for sure – penguins have plenty of star power on the silver screen. Here are our five favourite penguin movies.…
A great poet once said, “What’s cooler than being cool? (It’s) ice-cold.” Chilled to minus 5° Celsius, swept through by a minus 18°C wind, buffeted by a realistic Antarctic storm every hour, this room is definitely cooler than cool. Get into our protective clothing, step into the room and get ready for a world of chill.
So you think your commute is rough? You haven’t experienced anything until you’ve buckled up and held on aboard the Hägglund – our amazing all-terrain amphibious Antarctic vehicle. You’ll feel what it’s like driving across the ice, up and down hills, above crevasses and through water – the end of the road is just the start of your journey.
While our little blue penguins are the smallest team members they more than make up for their lack of size with superior fish-catching ability and an enduring talent for overall cuteness. Each day at 10.30am and 3.30 pm it’s feeding time, which is a real highlight for them, for us and for the many spellbound penguin watchers.
“It’s like you were really there” is the type of praise good filmmaking receives. This makes the films shown in our 4D theatre truly the very best of intense, in-your-face cinema. It’s an experience so immersive you’ll leave the theatre slightly bedraggled, incredibly wide-eyed and absolutely, undoubtedly exhilarated.
There are two kinds of people in this world. There are those who meet our huskies and are suitably impressed by the calm demeanour, incredible beauty and keen intelligence. Then there are the visitors whose first reaction is to bounce from foot to foot while hyperventilating, “Ohmygod, ohmygod, fluffy ice doggos are amaaaaazing!” So… which are you?
It’s a whole lot of icy continent in one convenient space – a gallery full of science and magic that encourages you to delve deeper into the importance of Antarctica. With a few small steps you’ll cover miles of ice and walk through decades of history – this is an exhibit that rewards every second you’ll spend here.
They say no two snowflakes are the same. Watching our crystal-clear HD screen you just might be able to spot the difference. It’s a massive canvas for an incredible film about a massive continent –'Beyond the Frozen Sunset' by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Mike Single. There’s no better way to get the big picture of Antarctica.