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Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo is  home to over 1,100 animals representing 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!

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Woodland Park Zoo
Overview
Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo houses over 300 animal species and contains more than 10 bioclimatic zones, which range from humid tropical rain forests to coastal deserts. Ideal for time-pressed travelers, this admission ticket allows you to bypass the ticketing line at the zoo’s west entrance. Inside, you can admire an impressive range of animals including gorillas, grizzlies, lions, giraffes, and penguins.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a day at the zoo and avoid long ticketing lines
  • Ideal for families with kids
  • See animals up close at outdoor theater programs
  • Families with kids can use the Zoomazium indoor play space
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Amazing place

Visited the zoo on 16th August with my son. It's a huge place, lots of exhibits. Lots of walking. Admission cost is very reasonable. Very family friendly and the staff helpful. Be prepared to walk when you visit and pay attention to the signs to...More

Thank LaShaun R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Packs a Punch

Woodland Park Zoo isn’t the biggest zoo but it packs a punch regarding the amount of cool animals to look at in a smaller area. I loved the bears. The were fun to watch. The orangutans were funny. They kept putting burlap blankets over their...More

Thank netdefender77
Reviewed 2 days ago
Zoo Review - Walk on the Wild Side

I've lived in Seattle all my life and frequent the Zoo year round, so I was excited to see the new Rhino exhibit. It was a beautiful day and I enjoyed getting my steps in and seeing lots of animals in the beautiful exhibits, particularly...More

Thank kris133
Reviewed 3 days ago
Nice zoo

My family and I spent about three hours here. It's a nice zoo, and manageable in an afternoon. Would definitely go again.

Thank KL W
Reviewed 1 week ago
Improved habitat

The zoo has evolved over the years. The animals have a lot more habitat now. But that means they have places to hide, get out of the sun, not be seen. And it means there are fewer animals. It's great for the animals. To get...More

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5 July 2018|
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One of us where in a wheelchair while visiting the park. We had no problems getting around the whole park, restaurants, shops or restrooms ;-)
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