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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium isn't just a fun place to spend time with friends and family. It's the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Pacific Northwest, nestled inside the 700-acre Point Defiance Park with views of Mount Rainier and Puget Sound. And with over 500 different animal and plant species, there's plenty to explore.
We're open!!
Your zoo - safe for you.
Welcome back to the Zoo! We’re excited to see you with a new outdoor, one-way Zoo experience that keeps everyone safe. Come reconnect with wildlife, and feel the wonder all over again.
Reopening info
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How to do the new Zoo.
Things have changed with your Zoo experience: new ticket prices, directions, map, dining and rental information and what's open and closed. Find everything here.
Plan Your Day
Membership.
So worth it.
A Zoo membership pays for itself after just three visits. But that's not all you get with a membership. Find the perks here.
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