Year levels

EAL, Early Childhood, Foundation, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, VCE, VCE Vocational Major, Tertiary


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Monday to Friday (during school term)

A unique, real-world learning experience exploring the wildlife of the grasslands of Africa and Australia.

Program description

Werribee Open Range Zoo is home to iconic animals from the grasslands of Africa, Asia, North America and Australia. This is truly a unique, real-world learning experience for you and your students 

On board your Safari tour, you will be transported through arid landscapes and Savannah grasslands to explore the open plains and learn about some of the world’s most endangered species. 

Explore the zoo at your own pace and take advantage of this unique learning environment.

Use the ClimateWatch Field Guide as an additional resource to engage your students in collecting citizen science data at Werribee Open Range Zoo with the use of a mobile app.

Find out more about the animals at Werribee Open Range Zoo.

Things are looking a little different at the zoos right now. Please check closer to the time of your booking for the latest updates on how to plan your day.

Please note: if you would like to add a workshop with a Zoo Teacher, our Education workshops are FREE with zoo admission.    

Plan your excursion

This program is an outdoor all-weather program; the students will need appropriate clothing for weather conditions. This could include a raincoat, hat and sun protection.

School groups will enter Werribee Open Range Zoo via the Main Entrance. Organising teachers please check in with our Admissions team upon arrival. More information.

Book your education experience

Fill out an online form to request a booking for your zoo education experience

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You will need to know the following to book your zoo excursion or online workshop:

  • Education program of your choice (if applicable)
  • Preferred date
  • School name and address
  • Contact details of organising teacher
  • Number of students/classes and their year level