Werribee Open Range Zoo

Getting here

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Werribee Open Range Zoo is located 35 kilometres west of Melbourne’s city centre, on the Princes Freeway. It is a short 30-minute drive from the city over the Westgate Bridge or via the Geelong Road. (Take the Werribee South exit to K Road.)

The Zoo is also en route to the Great Ocean Road and is a major attraction on the Great Southern Touring Route and the Bay Tour.

Public Transport

Getting to Werribee Open Range Zoo by public transport is easy.

Step 1

From Melbourne:

Catch a train from the Melbourne CBD to Werribee station (travelling on the Werribee Line).

From Geelong:

Catch a train from Geelong to Werribee station (travelling on the Melbourne train).

Step 2

From Werribee station:

Catch bus 439 (Werribee South) from Werribee station to the Zoo.

Please note: The last Safari Bus Tour of the day leaves at 3:30pm. This means that visitors who catch the 3:35pm bus service will arrive too late to participate. We recommend visitors arrive earlier in the day, in order to avoid disappointment.

Journey planner

You can check www.ptv.vic.gov.au for up-to-date bus and train times.
(Tip – use their Journey Planner for public transport directions from anywhere in Victoria. Simply enter your starting address in the ‘From’ box and enter ‘Werribee Zoo’ as a landmark in the ‘To’ box.)


A Squires Coach shuttle departs the National Gallery of Victoria (180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne) for Werribee Open Range Zoo at 9.30am.

Please be at the pick-up point by 9:20am for a 9:30am departure.

There is an alternative pick-up point along the route, at 28 South Gate Ave, Southbank.

The shuttle cost is $25 per person, return transport only. Bookings are essential.

A private shuttle is also available with price on application. You can choose your own pick-up point and times.

Contact Squires Coaches Pty Ltd.
Tel: (03) 9748 5094
Website: www.werribeeparkshuttle.com.au.