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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

986 Reviews
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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

986 Reviews
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5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma, WA 98407-3224
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Commerce St/South 11th StSound Transit Link Light Rail99 min
South 9th St/Theater DistrictSound Transit Link Light Rail96 min
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803sandeew wrote a review Aug 2020
Orting, Washington124 contributions14 helpful votes
First visit since the zoo reopened. We are members & bought our timed tickets ahead of time like everyone needs 2 do. Different experience of course, not all exhibits are opened. Still a great day & many animals out 2 enjoy. Several food kiosks open if you get hungry. We had cheeseburgers, hotdogs & fries and there were tables available 2 sit and enjoy the meal. Overall it was a nice day out.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Randy K wrote a review Aug 2020
Bradenton, Florida486 contributions133 helpful votes
The zoo itself was terrific - diverse animals, helpful in-zoo staff, excellent adaptation to needs for social distancing and sanitizing. BRAVO! However, the “customer service” young lady I spoke to on the phone (prior to purchasing tickets) was rude and NOT AT ALL SERVICE CONSCIOUS. I have a membership at another facility that entitles me to 50% off at the Point Defiance Zoo. She said this would NOT be honored. “It’s policy,” she replied. When I inquired as to why, she said there was no way to check my membership card. This was garbage! A ticket checker scanned our bar codes upon entry. I feel ripped off by someone who just couldn’t be bothered with good service.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Disappointed wrote a review Aug 2020
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No refunds?! We purchased tickets online. Shortly after purchasing our daughter said she had a sore throat. So of course we decided not to go to the zoo.... But unfortunately this establishment does not recognize we are in a pandemic and refuse to change policy during these difficult times. Two thumbs down.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Dennisjm2014 wrote a review Jul 2020
Hoquiam, Washington29 contributions16 helpful votes
don't go in the summer. one third of attractions closed. one third of animals out of sight. we drove two hours for a two hour walk through a garden. a day at the beach would have been much better. the walruses were cool. after we walked the whole place in 90 minutes, we went back to the walruses, the only fun thing we saw.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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BeginsInWonder wrote a review Jul 2020
Seattle, Washington399 contributions55 helpful votes
It was a decent enough zoo with a range of animals from around the world. Disclosure: I’m not really into zoos but it seemed well run. Mask wearing and following arrows was no problem - we still got a full experience. It’s a shame there isn’t much food choice on site - you can’t find a salad or a healthy snack.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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