Winter School Holidays

Entertain the family with zoo adventures, winter festivals and footy fun.

Your guide to what’s on and where to go during the Winter School holidays from 24 June – 9 July 2023 in Werribee and Surrounds.

Go on Safari at Werribee Open Range Zoo
A visit to Werribee Open Range Zoo is a must for families, with kids under 16 free during weekends, the Victorian School Holidays and public holidays. Check out the zoo weather guide for top tips for a rainy day.

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.

See the city light up at the Winter Street Party
See Werribee light up with fire shows, street performers, marshmallow toasting, ice sculpting and more on Friday 23 June, 5pm – 9pm.

Go to the Footy
Cheer on VFL locals, Werribee Tigers at their home ground in Chirnside Park as they take on the Sandringham Zebras on Saturday 1 July. Tickets are just $5 - $10 and kids under 16 are free!

Stay up late at the Firefly Night Market
Enjoy roving entertainment, light installations and market stalls at the Tarneit Firefly Night Market on Saturday 24 June, 3pm – 9pm.

Enjoy a family game mini golf
Rug up and enjoy a round of mini golf at The Elements Coastal Activity Park – no bookings required.

Try Clay Shooting with Go Shooting
Go Shooting offer ‘Have a Go’ sessions for ages 12+ on 25 June and 1 July with coaching from expert trainers. Booking essential.

Explore Werribee Park
Energy to burn? Enjoy the grassy expanse of Werribee Park and explore the interiors of Werribee Park Mansion. With its dress-ups and old-fashioned toys, the Mansion nursery is always a hit with kids.

Get Crafty
In Werribee City Centre Pinot and Picasso will be hosting a Donut Worry Kids Painting Session on Wednesday 28 June. Bookings essential.

Discover a new Playground
Have you been to the Pirate Ship? What about the Dinosaur Playground or the aviation-inspired Ashcroft Playground?

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

As further incentive, Holiday Inn Werribee are also offering a special package where kids under 12 stay and eat free!





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