Welcome to the Zoo!
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium connects you with animal wonder and experiences. Please read carefully to know what to bring and expect. Then get your online ticket. We’re excited to see you!
Most animal habitats are open today. Learn more about temporary exhibit closures.
EXCITING NEWS: We have two new walruses, Balzak (pronounced bell’-zik) and Lakina (pronounced la-kee’-na)! Come meet them.
Plan Your Day
- Meet our animals and the keepers who care for them.
- Our Tidal Touch Zone in the Pacific Seas Aquarium is open daily for gentle touching.
- Goat encounters are also open daily.