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Werribee Open Range Zoo

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K Road, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
+61 1300 966 784
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Experience an African adventure just 30 minutes from Melbourne. You'll find an amazing array of animals living on 225 hectares of wide, open savannah. On the Pula Reserve Walking Trail, come face-to-face with amazing gorillas, a pride of lions, see monkeys and cheetahs at play and feel the sand between your toes at the new Hippo Beach! Included in your admission price is a 40 minute safari tour where you will find rhinoceros, giraffes, zebras and antelopes grazing together on the picturesque savannah. Don't miss: Wild Encounters: Feed a giraffe, stroke a serval, see amazing animals on the savannah from an open vehicle and, in the new Gorilla Behind the Scenes encounter, get up close and personal with three gorilla bachelors! Slumber Safari: Stay overnight in our luxury safari tents overlooking the savannah. Your stay includes amazing close-up animal encounters, drinks and dips at sunset, and a sumptuous African feast.
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K Road, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
+61 1300 966 784
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic experience at werribee. Excellent day out and would recommend it to anybody. Many highlights including safari ride round the zoo, the gorilla's( my sons favourite part of the day) and the hippos. Spent whole day and was a thrill.

Thank Kenny B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took to young grandchildren to the open range zoo. The Safari Bus of course is the highlight. The zoo has many things for children to do, even if it doesn't include looking at the animals. We took our own snacks and of course there is...More

Thank 48rosa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited this place for the first time. What a great place to spend with kids. Enjoyed the bus ride. The whole place has a great ambience. Only thing, we didn’t know they have a water park. Otherwise it would be much more fun!

Thank Dee A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my mum for her 70th birthday. After much research, we arrived early (as it was school holidays & hot) I had booked an off road safari for 11.45 so we had plenty of time to wander around. We were impressed with how easy...More

Thank 40girl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo is suitable for locals who have children under 8 yrs or so. The open range experience is average where you go on a vehicle similar to a toy train around the park & see a few zebras, giraffes, bisons & some ostriches .The...More

Thank easyholiday
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all know that there are some problems with animals being treated unfairly in zoos. But Werribee open range zoo is one of the best for that in Melbourne. The animals are all in separate places in a big field that you can't even see...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit, the whole zoo was laid out well with lovely paths to follow, you could walk through the kangaroo enclosure we watch the Tasmania Devils being fed and I fed a wandering wallaby and all the animals were amazing although the...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is fantastic. We took our three young children and cousin and not only did they love it, the adults loved it even more. The safari is absolutely amazing! It was the perfect way to start the day off. You really feel like you’re...More

3  Thank Maria B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to spend half a day. Zoo is good but safari was great! Kids loved Zoo keepers talk and animal shows. Free wheel chair is available for $20 full refundable deposit and a ID proof. Zoo included safari is wheel chair friendly. Nice cafes...More

Thank hapavan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a great day at the zoo all of the displays were exceptional and the talks by the staff were excellent. A great way to see the animals, our favourites were ”hippos going berserk”, the lions and the safari tour. Definitely worth the bisit

Thank Mjknauer
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Harvey R
January 8, 2018|
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Response from matmob | Reviewed this property |
No you have to use the bus. The cost of that is included in your entry fee. It is good as you will get a commentary from the driver.
January 7, 2018|
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Response from CathieH34 | Reviewed this property |
You would only be entitled to a concession at the Werribee Open Range Zoo if you hold a concession card
December 27, 2017|
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