Top Ten Things to Do this Autumn

Crisp sunny days and cosy nights – get out of town and enjoy the best of Autumn with these top ten things to do in Werribee and Surrounds.


Go and see Dinos at the Zoo
Something big has arrived at Werribee Open Range Zoo! Go on a dinosaur adventure like no other, as 14 large animatronic dinosaurs come to life in the lush surrounds of the zoo’s walking trails. Open from 29 March – 14 July. Bookings recommended.

Enjoy a luxe high tea in Werribee Park
Lancemore Mansion Hotel’s High Tea has become something of an institution, with high tea in Joseph's Dining overlooking the gardens every Saturday (12:30pm) and Sunday (12.30pm and 3pm). Bookings are essential. The Refectory Parlour  (open Wednesday to Sunday) also offer pre-booked Heritage High Tea Hampers that can be enjoyed out in the grounds. The Refectory Parlour will be hosting a special Mother’s Day High Tea in their Ballroom on Sunday 12 May. Bookings essential.

Go to the footy!
Soak up the atmosphere of a VFL match and cheer on the local Werribee Tigers at their home ground – Avalon Airport Oval at Chirnside Park. Tickets are just $5 - $10 and you’re within walking distance of Watton’s Street excellent cafes, pubs and bars.

See a show at Wyndham Cultural Centre
 Enjoy new work by the award-winning Indigenous singer and songwriter Emma Donovan on 6 April, comedy fun with The Umbilical Brothers on 17 April or an acoustic set with rock legends, Eskimo Joe on 28 April. 

Enjoy a relaxed day of country racing
Enjoy a relaxed day out at Werribee Racecourse with their Autumn Racing meet on 20 April and Monday Racing on 6 May, with general admission just $10 and grandstand dining packages available.

Visit a new Cellar Door
Taste your way through the latest drops at Shadowfax Winery and settle in for a long lunch.

Journey through Werribee Park Mansion after dark
Werribee Park Mansion makes for a pretty incredible stage – especially after dark.  This Autumn catch immersive theatre production, What Was That running on Friday and Saturday nights across April. Bookings are essential.

Enjoy festival fun in Point Cook
Point Cook Town Centre will be buzzing this Autumn with the Kaleidoscope festival series – free multicultural celebrations for the whole family. Enjoy an the Latino Festival on 6 April, the Tamil Festival on 14 April, Eid Festival on 20 April or the African Festival on 27 April.

Treat yourself to a little pampering with a spa weekend
Treat yourself or someone special (Mother’s Day is coming up!) to a weekend of pampering, with luxury accommodation at Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park combined with a massage or treatment at the hotel’s L.M. Spa

Embrace the season with mini golf, bike rides and coastal walks
Enjoy coastal views, good coffee and wholesome mini golf fun at The Elements Coastal Activity Park ($10 - $15), or head further along the coast to enjoy a family bike ride along the Wyndham Bay Trail, or an easy walk in Cheetham Wetlands.

Crisp sunny days and cosy nights – get out of town and enjoy the best of Autumn with these top ten things to do in Werribee and Surrounds.


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