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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 yesterday 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

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Reviewed 2 days 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 6 days 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

2  Thank Maria B
Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here and did the off road safari, got up very close and personal with the wildlife including giraffe, rhino, hippo. A fantastic zoo that is well laid out and presented, with no cages. Staff were great, food was typical of a tourist attraction, the...More

Thank Sorro63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We get memberships every year for the kids for Christmas and we try to make it to the parks at different times throughout the year to have different experiences. This time we went in January and made sure we were there just on opening and...More

Thank Tammy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is amazing and so very well set out and established. We went on a very busy public holiday but they catered very well for a lot (I mean a lot) of people, mostly with small children and prams. We were the odd couple...More

Thank gmc292
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo has to be among the best in the world. The safari bus (included in the price of your admission ticket) is an amazing experience, and I was able to get within a couple of meters of a pair of majestic giraffes! I was...More

1  Thank leigh2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds, safari tour is great for kids and very educational. Bring a stroller for younger kids as there’s a lot of walking

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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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