Top Things to do in Werribee and Surrounds this Summer

Make the most of summer in Werribee and Surrounds, with music festivals, outdoor hikes, bottomless brunch and zoo adventures.

Enjoy a summer garden party like no other at So Frenchy So Chic
Enjoy a day of sun, fun, live French musicians and flowing champagne as So Frenchy So Chic returns to Werribee Park on Sunday 14 January 2024! This year’s festival will feature a stellar line up of chart-topping French bands along with masterclasses, workshops and kids activities (free entry from children under 12).

See in the new year at Let Them Eat Cake
Dance into the new year at Let Them Eat Cake (LTECNYD) in Werribee Park on 1 January 2024, with a line up including Barry Can't Swim, SWIM, Laura King and more. Final release tickets now available until sold out.

Go on a Sunset Safari at Werribee Open Range Zoo
Enjoy the magic of the African savannah as the sun goes down with an extended Safari Tour, cocktails, performances and a traditional African Braai barbeque. Sunset Safari tickets won’t last long. Saturdays, 13 January – 9 March 2024 (bookings essential)

Spend a morning at the Victoria State Rose Garden
Enjoy the incredible sight (and scent!) of the Victoria State Rose Garden in full bloom during the spring and summer months! Take time to explore the garden and for something truly special, pre-book High Tea at Joseph’s Dining or a Heritage High Tea for two from The Refectory Parlour  to enjoy in the grounds.

Get your friends together for bottomless brunch
When those warmer days (finally!) arrive, it’s time to get your crew together for bottomless brunch (try The Social Sutra, Teddy Picker or Casa Cantina), or a perfect, golden afternoon spent, eating, drinking and catching up at Bridge Hotel WerribeeThe Park WerribeeCorked Wine Bar or Hopheads Point Cook.

Tee off at Wyndham Harbour for mini golf fun
Not many mini golf courses come with a view like this! Take in the city skyline across Port Phillip Bay and enjoy the 18-hole mini golf course at the nature-based, Elements Coastal Activity Park, then enjoy the bayside views over lunch at the newly-renovated, 3030 Boulevard.

Cool off at Werribee South Beach
Yes, Werribee has a beach! Along Werribee South Foreshore you’ll also find two playgrounds, a lovely coastal walk and boat ramp (also a great kayak launching spot).
Werribee South Beach will be patrolled by Life Saving Victoria from 26 December 2023 – 28 January 2024, 11:30am – 6:30pm.

Go to the zoo!
As if you needed further incentive, during the school holidays kids under 16 receive free entry to Werribee Open Range Zoo. The Safari Bus (included in entry) is a must, but if you’re looking to upgrade, book a Deluxe Safari Adventure or Mystery Ranger Experience.

Beat the heat at Pacific Werribee
Catch one of the latest summer blockbusters at Village Cinemas within Pacific Werribee, enjoy a relaxed lunch and browse your way through more than 300 stores – all under one roof.  Plus you’re just a three-minute drive from AquaPulse and its waterslides.

Head to a local market
Pick up fresh local produce at the popular That’s Mine’ Farmers Market at Werribee Racecourse on Sunday 21 January or Sunday 18 March (gold coin entry).

Head trackside for a day of country racing
Head to Werribee Racecourse for a day of country racing and dining packages with the family-friendly Kids Day Out on Saturday 6 January and Summer Racing meets on Friday 2 February and Sunday 18 February 2024. 

Explore Werribee Park Mansion or Cheetham Wetlands
Head outdoors on a mini-summer adventure and explore the expansive grounds of Werribee Park Mansion including the formal gardens, Werribee Park Heritage Orchard and Werribee Park Community Farm. Or for a coastal walk, try Cheetham Wetlands – offering stunning vistas of the city skyline and beach access via Point Cook Coastal Park.

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