Summer School Holiday Fun

From meerkats to mini golf – everything to see, do and enjoy during the summer school holidays from 21 December 2023 – 29 January 2024 in Werribee and Surrounds.

See lions, meerkats giraffe and more
Go on safari, catch a keeper talk and see the new additions to the giraffe herd (juvenile giraffe David, Wayo and Jess at Werribee Open Range Zoo. Kids under 16 are free during the Victorian Government school holidays, with pre-booked tickets essential. Plan ahead, with these handy weather tips to enjoy the zoo in every kind of weather!

Go on a Sunset Safari
During the summer school holidays for a limited time only, you can experience a Sunset Safari at Werribee Open Range Zoo, including safari tour, dinner and immersive African performances. Saturday nights from 13 January - 9 March. Tickets are limited so you’ll need to get in quick!

Tee off at The Elements Coastal Activity Park
Ditch screen time for sea time, at The Elements Coastal Activity Park! Grab a coffee or lunch at the newly-renovated 3030 Boulevard
 enjoy those bayside views and tackle the outdoor mini golf course. There’s no need to book ahead – drop in from 7.30am, with tickets from just $10 - $15 or $40 for a family of four.

Take the family to So Frenchy So Chic
Experience joie de vivre as the French do, with plenty of fine food and wine, fabulous music and great company at So Frenchy So Chic in Werribee Park. Kids 12 years and under are free , with special activities just for them! Bookings essential.

Go to the Beach
Kick back and relax at Werribee South Beach.  Along the foreshore you’ll find public toilets and BBQs, two playgrounds and great coastal walk to Wyndham Harbour. Werribee South Beach will be patrolled by Life Saving Victoria from 26 December 2023 - 28 January 2024, 11:30am - 6.30pm.

Enjoy a family day out at the races
Enjoy a day of country racing with the family at Werribee Racecourse at their Kids Day Out on Saturday 6 January. General admission is just $10 for adults with children 17 and under free with an accompanying adult.

Head indoors for laser tag and arcade fun
Weather not looking so great? Holey Moley  and Strike Bowling have joined forces with a huge indoor venue in  Point Cook, featuring 24 lanes of ten pin bowling, laser tag, arcade with VR set up and 18-themed holes of mini golf fun. Bookings essential.

Explore the free RAAF Museum

Marvel at the RAAF Museum’s huge collection of jets, helicopters, propellor planes and interactive displays. The free museum is open on Thursdays and Sundays with online bookings essential.

Picnic in Victoria State Rose Garden
Already ticked off Werribee Park Mansion? The Victoria State Rose Garden is a stunning spot for a picnic at this time of year, with plenty of rolling lawns for the kids to run around. Entry is free – with gold coin donation encouraged to support the work of the volunteers who maintain the garden.

Go to the movies
Looking for some indoor entertainment? Grab your popcorn and enjoy the latest summer movies at Village Cinemas in Pacific Werribee. 

Create your own canvas
These guided, social painting sessions are as fun for adults as they are for kids. Pinot and Picasso are running family-friendly sessions designed for ages 7 years and up to enjoy during the school holidays, with bookings essential.

Go to the swimming pool
Enjoy the old-school cool of an outdoor pool at Werribee Outdoor Pool or head to AquaPulse for indoor pools, water play and waterslides.


Go on a bike ride
Try some of Werribee’s family-friendly rides including Wyndham Park and Werribee South Foreshore. For routes and tips, see blogger TOT: HOT OR NOT’S Cycling with Kids guide.

Stay the night
It’s easy to extend your stay with plenty of family accommodation options including Quest Werribee and Holiday Inn Werribee.


rose garden walk



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