Directions to the ZooPoint Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in north Tacoma is just 40 miles south of downtown Seattle and 30 miles from SeaTac Airport.
Address: 5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma, WA. 98407
Parking is FREE!
The Zoo is located:
- 40 miles from Seattle/Bellevue; 1 hour drive
- 103 miles from Port Angeles; 2 hour drive
- 148 miles from Portland; 2½ hour drive
From Interstate 5
Take Exit 132 (Highway 16 West). Exit at 6th Avenue (exit #3) and turn left. Take the next right on to Pearl Street. Follow Pearl Street into Point Defiance Park. Directional signs will lead you to the Zoo parking lots.