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Daily Presentations

Daily Animal presentations

There's always something new!

There’s always something new to see and do at the Zoo. Get up close to animals, chat with a keeper, and more!

Pick up a map at the front gate to see what’s happening during your visit.

(All experiences free with admission unless otherwise stated.)

Exhibit closures
ASIAN FOREST SANCTUARY: The main waterfall exhibit, elephants and clouded leopards are open. Some other exhibits are temporarily closed for renovation. PACIFIC SEAS AQUARIUM: Green sea turtles are on exhibit 9:30am-1:45pm daily.
Dives & Feeds
Mon, Wed
Watch aquarists dive, care and clean.
Mon 10am: Northwest Waters Dive & Feed
Wed 10:30am: Baja Bay Dive & Talk
Pacific Seas Aquarium
Goat feeding
Open Daily
We think our goats are adorable! Come feed them, pet them and find out for yourself.
Feeding: 10-11am, 12-5pm
Grooming: 11am-12pm
Kids' Zone
Aquarium Feed
11am most days
Watch 16 sharks feed at once, or see tropical fish nibble their veggie kebabs.
Outer reef sharks: Tue, Sat.
Lagoon fish: Thur, Fri, Sun.
South Pacific Aquarium
Polar bear keeper chat
11:30am daily
How tall is a polar bear? How fast can it run? And what color is its fur? (Actually, that's a trick question.) Find out the answers from the people who spend their day caring for our bears.
Arctic Tundra
Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater
Animal shows daily
Howdy, pardners! Welcome to the Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater, where you'll meet a cast of animals in the Wild West town of Triple R.
Pre-shows: 11:45am, 3:15pm; Shows 12pm, 3:30pm daily
Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater
Puffin Feed
Chat with keepers as they feed these iconic seabirds and talk about their care at the Rocky Shores habitat.
Asia Keeper Chat
12:30pm daily
It's a pretty cool job taking care of a tapir or tiger - but someone's got to do it, right? Come watch our keepers in action as they chat about all our Asian Forest Sanctuary animals.
Asian Forest Sanctuary
Elephant Keeper Chat
1pm daily
Mud baths! Swimming! Chewing bamboo! Elephant life is never dull, and our keepers have lots of stories to tell.
Critter Corner
1:30pm daily
Come to Critter Corner (near the muskoxen) and meet critters up close: tortoise, guinea pig and more! Bring your questions for our keepers.
Red Wolf Keeper Chat
2pm daily
Find out all about these gorgeous animals, saved from near-extinction in the wild with the help of our Zoo!
Red Wolf Woods
Bugs Alive!
2:30pm daily
They dig, they fly, they crawl! Bugs are awesome - meet ours daily near the Discovery Hut and dive into their world.
Marine mammal keeper chat
3pm daily
How do you brush walrus teeth? Do a physical on a sea lion? Our keepers are experts in caring for animals, and you can find out how they do it.
Rocky Shores
Stingray Cove
10am-1pm & 2-5pm daily
What does a stingray feel like? Come to Stingray Cove and find out! Here you can touch small rays and sharks.
South Pacific Aquarium
Tidal Touch Zone
Open daily
Feel a soft pink sea star, a spiky purple urchin, a hard crab. The Tidal Touch Zone in the new Pacific Seas Aquarium is where low tide meets your imagination.
9:30am-6pm daily
Tidal Touch Zone
Budgie Buddies
Open daily
Be surrounded by a flock of colorful little Australian birds! Our budgies (budgerigars) will fly over and around you, and even eat from a seed stick.
10:30am-1pm, 2-5pm daily
Budgie Buddies
Eye-to-Eye Shark Dives
Take the plunge
See divers in the Outer Reef Thurs-Mon 10:15am, 11:45am, 2:15pm and 3:45pm (times subject to change). Or book a dive and immerse yourself in the watery world of these beautiful predators. Reservations required.
Eye-to-Eye Shark Dives
Camel Rides
Open daily
We’re the only zoo in the Northwest where you can climb on a camel! Feel on top of the world in the comfy saddle of our dromedary camels, and pose for the perfect photo op at the same time. Weather-dependent. No rides July 4. $8/$6.
Camel Rides
Garden Tours
See plant life
Go round the Zoo with our horticulturalist and discover lush forests, xeriscapes, pollinator gardens and more. 10am first Sunday of the month.
Garden tours