This holiday season, check out Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium for everyone on your list! Here are some ideas to get you started.

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1. gift cardS

Purchase a Zoo gift card that can be used for Zoo Memberships, carousel rides, and budgie sticks. To purchase a gift card, speak to staff at the Zoo's front gate or contact
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2. shark dives

Share the unforgettable experience of an Eye-to-Eye Shark Dive. Scuba Dives are available for certified divers ages 15 and up; Cage Dives are available for non-divers ages 8 and up. Contact for a gift card that can be applied toward a Shark Dive.

NEW! - Save $25 when purchasing Cage Dive Level 1 and Level 2 together.
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3. a year of fun

Share the excitement of discovering animals with a Zoo Membership, or double the fun with a combo membership that grants unlimited year-long admission to both the Zoo and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park!

To purchase a gift card that can be applied toward a membership, contact
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4. zoolights

Give a magical evening of holiday wonder with tickets to Zoolights. Your loved ones can explore seas of dazzling lights, be inspired by all-new animal displays, and have their photo taken with reindeer.
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5. winter camps

Know a budding biologist or zookeeper? Give them a valuable learning experience and hands-on activities with Zoo staff! Winter Camps are available for ages 6-8. These all-day camps give kids a chance to explore exhibit areas or learn about the life of a zookeeper.
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6. clothes, toys & more

Browse the Zoo's gift shop for high-quality creations perfect for any budget. Find unique gifts from local artisans, handmade jewelry, plush animals, science toys, books, clothing, and more!
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7. animal adoption

"Adopt" a Zoo animal to help support animal care, wildlife conservation and the Zoo's educational programs. Each adoption gift comes with a stuffed animal, adoption certificate, animal fact sheet and photo.