The zoo consists of many different bioclimatic zones. Each zone features a natural habitat. There are orangutans in the forest and penguins swimming along the desert coast. Butterflies get to flutter around freely in the butterfly garden. Educational programs in the outdoor theater will educate guests about many different animals that include raccoons, porcupines, and many other animals. The friendly zookeepers are willing to answer any questions regarding the zoo and the animals that call it home. Take a break from the outdoors and head to the Zoomazium for some fun, interactive indoor play.
There is much to see and do at this award-winning zoo. Roughly 300 species of animals are represented, so finding some animals of interest should not be a problem. Spend the day watching butterflies or learn how to save wild big cats. There is so much to do and see when visiting the Woodland Park Zoo.
Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo is home to 1,000 animals representing over 300 animal species.
Connect with nature as you discover the world of gorillas, grizzlies, lions, giraffes and more. Meet curious and clever ambassador animals at outdoor theater programs--a hornbill, porcupine, raccoon, miniature pot-bellied pigs and more. See penguins "fly" under water along a stunning desert coast. Enjoy squealing otters. Go eye-to-eye with orangutans in an open forest canopy. Experience free-flying butterflies in a seasonal garden. Encounter tigers and learn how to save these big cats. See...and save wildlife!
The zoo's 92 acres are divided into bioclimatic zones, featuring different natural habitats ranging from humid tropical rain forests and coastal deserts to temperate rain forests like those of the Pacific Northwest. Noted for its cutting edge exhibits and expansive horticultural collection, the award-winning zoo is hailed as one of the finest in the world.
Feed a penguin, talk to a zoo keeper, ride the historical carousel--there's so much to do at the Woodland Park Zoo!
Pickup & Return:
Departure Times: Open daily at 9:30 AM
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- Daytime zoo admission
- Bypass ticketing line at west entrance
- Select daily programming
- Zoomazium indoor play space
Does not include:
- Food and drinks
- Historic Carousel
- Animal feeding
- Special events and concerts
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Wheelchair accessible
- Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately