Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Our animals

Hippopotamus

Hippopotamus

Werribee Open Range Zoo provides a rare opportunity to get up close to these intriguing animals. You can sit and watch the hippos along the Pula Walking trail as well as seeing them while out on Safari.

While the name hippopotamus means ‘river horse’, their closest relatives are actually whales and dolphins!

Zoo highlights

Safari Tour

Safari tour

A visit to Werribee Open Range Zoo is unique, as we take you on a FREE safari tour amongst some of the world’s most iconic grasslands animals. 

Wild encounters

Slumber Safari - couple

Slumber Safari

Enjoy an overnight experience at the Zoo in our luxury safari camp. Your stay includes amazing close-up animal encounters, drinks and dips at sunset, a sumptuous dinner, unique night-time activities and breakfast overlooking Australian Journey. 

What's on at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 1st February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 2nd February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 3rd February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 4th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 5th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 6th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 7th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 8th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 9th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 10th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 11th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 12th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 13th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 14th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 15th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 16th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 17th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 18th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 19th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 20th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 21st February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

What's on 22nd February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 23rd February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 24th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 25th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 26th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 27th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 28th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Rhythm of Africa

Every Saturday from 9 January to 27 February 2016

What's on 29th February 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 1st March 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 2nd March 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 3rd March 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 4th March 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Hippo Splash

Starts Saturday 19 December 2015 to 24 March 2016

What's on 5th March 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Breakfast with the Koalas

Saturday 5 March 2016 & Saturday 12 March 2016

What's on 6th March 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Meet our Lion Cubs

Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Breakfast with the Koalas

Saturday 5 March 2016 & Saturday 12 March 2016

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