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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

985 Reviews
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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

985 Reviews
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5400 N Pearl St, Tacoma, WA 98407-3224
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South 9th St/Theater DistrictSound Transit Link Light Rail96 min
Commerce St/South 11th StSound Transit Link Light Rail99 min
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This cruise takes you through the heart of Puget Sound. It is the only public sunset cruise on Puget Sound with this extended duration and distance traveled, nearly 30 miles, round trip. Our cruise is available to individual travelers rather than groups only. Our vessel, "RIVIERA" is a restored, US Coast Guard certified, classic Northwest built charter boat. She and her captain and crew are steeped in Puget Sound legacy and experience. This smooth-water cruise takes us under two major suspension bridges; twice! Wildlife ranges from seagulls to Bald Eagles, seals and sea lions. Can't miss Mt. Rainier for hours and the Olympic Mountain range unimpeded except for some clouds. You can bring-your-own snacks and drinks. This is an interactive trip where we candidly and casually interpret our surroundings, There is plenty of time on this cruise where you are left to enjoy the cruise without interruption. We will talk with you and answer your questions along the way.
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Randy K wrote a review Aug 8
Bradenton, Florida482 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
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Disappointed wrote a review Aug 3
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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
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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
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Date of experience: July 2020
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BeginsInWonder wrote a review Jul 2020
Seattle, Washington388 contributions53 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
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Date of experience: July 2020
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George H wrote a review Jul 2020
Bonney Lake, Washington734 contributions21 helpful votes
Totally not worth it they make you wear your face mask and follow the arrows through the whole place. There was a few people. You also have to reserve a time slot online. No special events currently at this time most of the animals apparently have died from covet or they are
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Date of experience: July 2020
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