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Save up to 55% on Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium and -1 other Seattle attractions with the Go Seattle Card.

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

A $14.18 value, FREE with your Go Seattle Card!

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

This Zoo is large enough to offer an awesome array of animals yet small enough to let you get really close to them.

Come explore the only combined zoo & aquarium in the Northwest with breathtaking views of Puget Sound, Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains! You'll see seahorses and sharks, peacocks and penguins, wolves and walrus, all in one place.


Daily, 9:30 am–4:00 pm
Please note, Go Seattle Card holders may enter this attraction until closing or 5:30pm, whichever comes first.


Tuesdays and Wednesdays from November–February,Third Friday in July,Thanksgiving Day,and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.


5400 N. Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA

Driving Directions

Exit 132 (Hwy. 16 West). Exit at 6th Ave. (Exit 3) and turn left. Take the next right on to Pearl St. Follow Pearl St. into Point Defiance Park. Directional signs will lead you to the zoo parking lots.

Public Transportation

Pierce Transit busline goes directly to Point Defiance Park.
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  • Open year-round
  • Good for families
  • Parking available
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations not required

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5400 N. Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA

Phone: 253-591-5337

Website: www.pdza.org

Adult Gate PriceChild Gate Price
$14.18 $12.08
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