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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.)

Dives & Feeds
Mon, Wed
Watch aquarists dive, care and clean.
Mon 10:30am: Baja Bay Dive & Talk
Fri 10:30am: Northwest Waters Dive & Feed
Pacific Seas Aquarium
Goat feeding
(so adorable)
We think our goats are adorable! Come feed them, pet them and find out for yourself.
11am-3pm Fri-Sun
Kids' Zone
Aquarium Feed
11am most days
Watch 15 sharks feed at once, or see tropical fish nibble their veggie kebabs.
Outer reef sharks: Tue, Sat.
Lagoon fish: Wed, Thur, 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
12pm daily
A sloth! A lynx! You never know who you'll meet at a Close Encounter, where you meet one of our Wild Wonders animals close up and personal.
Close Encounters 12pm daily
Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater
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.
Elephants
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
Marine mammal keeper chat
3pm daily
How do you do a physical on a sea lion? What do otters like to play with? Our keepers are experts in caring for animals, and you can find out how they do it.
Rocky Shores
Stingray Cove
10am-12pm & 12:30-3pm 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
10am - 4pm 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.
10am-4pm daily
Tidal Touch Zone
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
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