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Safari Tour with Zebra

Busy Weekend in Werribee Park Precinct

Create your own adventure in the Werribee Park Precinct this weekend, 14 - 15 January 2017 with a range of special activities and events.

Werribee Open Range Zoo is open from 9am to 5pm daily, with Safari Tours running throughout the day and last entry to the zoo at 3.30pm.

12 January 2017
Eland with calf

Eland calves born at Werribee Open Range Zoo

There are some new faces on the savannah at Werribee Open Range Zoo, with the team welcoming the arrival of seven Eland calves during the last month.

Found across Southern Africa, Eland are Africa’s largest species of antelope, with males weighing between 400 – 1,000kg.

9 January 2017
Joey Scout Isaac

Joey Scout Isaac makes a promise for Gorillas

Keeping our New Year’s resolutions can be difficult, but seven-year old Joey Scout and Zoo Member, Isaac French has a resolution that we can all achieve – recycling our old mobile phones to save critically endangered gorillas in the wild.

5 January 2017
Werribee Zoo lion cubs 2 weeks old

Eat, Sleep...Repeat!

Lioness Nairibi’s four cubs are now just over two weeks old and getting bigger and stronger each day.

The new family is off display, where Nairibi is able to care for and bond with her cubs in the privacy of a special nesting den.

29 December 2016
Plan your visit during summer Werribee Open Range Zoo

Plan your visit on Wednesday 27 December

If you are visiting Werribee Open Range Zoo on Wednesday 27 December, here are some tips to help you plan your visit.

23 December 2016
Cheetah christmas

Christmas Day at the zoos

All of Victoria’s three great zoos will be open on Christmas Day.

19 December 2016
Lion cubs announcement WORZ YouTube video

Lion birth at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo have welcomed the arrival of four new additions to the Lion pride.

This is Lioness Nairibi’s first litter of cubs and father Johari’s second litter following the birth of triplets Kubwa, Kashka and Kito to Lioness Nilo last year.

19 December 2016
Warrnambool West students meet Lenny the Eastern Barred Bandicoot

Warrnambool students make special Christmas delivery

On Friday 16 December students from Warrnambool West Primary School made a special Christmas delivery at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

16 December 2016
Kulinda Cheetah

Zoos Victoria’s speedy grant to help save the Cheetah on International Cheetah Day

Zoos Victoria are pleased to announce a funding grant for the Cheetah Conservation Outreach program, in conjunction with celebrating Int

2 December 2016
Lion Jungle Gym

Lion Jungle Gym

The Lions at Werribee Open Range Zoo are enjoying a new addition to their home – a custom made ‘jungle gym’, that provides opportunities for the growing pride to play, socialise and explore.

26 November 2016