Discover your sense of adventure at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, located just north of Point Ruston. The 29-acre zoo now includes the Pacific Seas Aquarium, an underwater delight with habitat exhibits ranging from Baja California to the Pacific Northwest. With over 9,000 specimens and 367 animal species represented, there is something for everyone to see. Explorers can get closer to nature, with daily presentations and interactive exhibits at their fingertips. The Zoo is set in the heart of Point Defiance Park, a beautiful destination with 760 acres of natural forest, saltwater beaches, botanical gardens and breathtaking views of the Puget Sound.