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! Note: We do NOT require masks or proof of vaccination to visit the Zoo.
Most animal habitats are open today. Learn more about temporary exhibit closures.
Plan Your Day
- The full schedule of Keeper Chats and Animal Encounters is back! Meet our animals and the keepers who care for them.
- Budgie Buddies is open daily.
- Tidal Touch Zone is now open for gentle touching (selected hours).
- Goat encounters, open daily!