Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Park Precinct

Werribee Open Range Zoo

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A lion
three gorillas in an open zoo area
three hippos and a giraffe in an open zoo
a zebra standing in front of a zoo tour cart
a baby lion eating on top of the hood of a zoo cart
a koala eating gum leaves
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Embark on an African adventure just half an hour from Melbourne! Join the team for a free guided safari through their unique savannah, where you can marvel at rhinos, giraffes, and zebras. On their walking trails, come face to face with a majestic pride of lions, explore one of the world's largest gorilla exhibits, observe playful monkeys, and encounter a family of hippos in their serene wetland habitat.

For those seeking an even more immersive experience, consider booking one of their thrilling encounters:

Slumber Safari: Dive deep into the Werribee Open Range Zoo's world with an all-inclusive overnight adventure.

Australian Wildlife Experience: Meet their iconic Australian animals, from the fluffy koalas to the friendly kangaroo mob and discover other delightful wildlife along the way.

Giraffe Experience: Venture behind the scenes with their dedicated keepers to learn how they care for their bachelor herd of giraffes.

African Wild Dog Experience: Meet one of Africa's most successful hunters and gain insights into the lives of their intelligent sibling pack.

Meerkat Experience: Meet the meerkat family and the passionate rangers who care for them.

Hippo Experience: Give them dinner and help set them set up for their nocturnal adventures.

Don't miss this opportunity to embark on a wild and unforgettable journey on Melbourne's doorstep!

  • Opening times

    Monday - Sunday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Facilities

    Coach Parking
    Conference/Convention Facilities
    Family Friendly
    Food and Refreshments
    Non Smoking
    Parents Room
    Picnic Area
    Shop / Gift Shop
    Free Wifi
  • Accessibility

    Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Accreditations

    ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
    ATEC Korea Host
    Australian Tourism Export Council


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