Werribee Open Range Zoo, Werribee

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At Werribee Open Range Zoo, experience an African adventure on over 200 hectares (495 acres) of beautiful natural surrounds just 30 minutes from Melbourne. Get onboard for a guided safari across the unique open range savannah and spot rhinos, giraffes and zebras! Come face to face with a pride of lions on the African Walking Trail, visit one of the world’s largest gorilla exhibits, see cheeky monkeys at play, and discover a family of hippos in their wetland home. Using our online itinerary creator, Werribee attractions like Werribee Open Range Zoo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • October 11, 2017
    Love this zoo so much great for all ages young and old Always something new to see and do ..kids loved it  more »
  • October 10, 2017
    this is an amazing zoo to go to, l loved it all..l loved the way the zoo is set out and you sit and relax while someone drives you around ..you get to see everything and have time to check out and lis...  more »
  • October 9, 2017
    My wife and I was staying at the Werribee mansion and decided to do a quick visit to the Werribee Zoo which was just up the road. We decided to take the bus tour throughout the grounds and we saw all ...  more »
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  • August 27, 2017
    What a fabulous Experience! We did the overnight Slumber Safari. Renee & Emily were amazing hosts. We didn't know what to expect but had nothing to worry about. Accommodation was extremely comfortable and warm, meals were delicious and the zoo experience was amazing. We would go again in a heartbeat. Thank you for such a unique and fun experience!
  • September 5, 2017
    Such a great place for locals and tourists to visit. I am a zoo member and find out hard to choose a favourite. I recently had a Close Encounter with the Servals. Paul was our gracious host and was extremely thorough in ensuring we got the most out of our experience. Can't wait to return for another encounter.
  • July 20, 2017
    Both open range and small space enclosures. Have been here before and stayed in the tents over night which we then had a more private tour and saw the animals longer than if you go and get on the safari train. The food on the over night stay was really good and the food from the Cafe is quite nice. Easy to get there from the city with a few options to get there if you do not have a car. We hired a car which ended up being cheaper then the bus option for us. Easily spend the whole day here. Only two gripes we have had. Train trip was way to fast and if a talk goes longer then expected you may be locked out of the small cat talk which happened to us.. They are doing good conservation work here.
  • August 30, 2017
    We had a fun day out here even though it was a cold winter's day. We got rained on and even copped small hail on the open windowed safari bus. None of this soured our time though. I don't think it was quite as interesting as the Melbourne Zoo, but I liked that the animals have so much space to move around in.
  • July 6, 2017
    Living in the far eastern suburbs we always wondered, being so far away if it was worth the effort of travelling. However we took the train and both my 8yo son and I were more than just pleasantly surprised. The experience was memorable informative and most enjoyable. We will certainly do this again in the near future Well done RRN

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