Exclusive Safari Teacher

Year levels

Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10


$19 per student


Monday to Friday (during the school term) | Only available February 2020 and December 2020

Student Ratio

1 adult for every 10 students


Adaptations, Biodiversity, Classification, Ecosystems / Habitats, Endangered Species, Human Impact, Resource Management

All aboard the Safari bus. In your very own carriage, your class will have their questions answered by a Zoo teacher.

Program Description

Your Safari bus tour with an expert Zoo teacher, who will cater to your area of focus and answer students questions. Be transported through arid landscapes and savannah grasslands exploring the open plains and learning about some of the world’s most endangered species.

This is your chance to experience Werribee Open Range Zoo your way. The Exclusive Safari Teacher is customised to suit your students and area of focus. Our expert teachers have knowledge in a wide variety of areas and can cater the experience to meet your needs.

On your 40-minute Safari adventure, you’ll experience the grasslands of North America and Africa, spotting Bison, Oryx, Rhino, Zebra, Ostrich, Giraffe and more. Experience the arid grasslands, the waterhole, over the river and into the wide-open African savannah. Students will have the chance for discussion about whatever piques their interest, whether it be the adaptations of a variety of animals and what features they have to help them survive, or the threats faced by wildlife and what actions can be made to help fight extinction.

Jump on board, sit back and immerse yourself in the wonder of wildlife – the most thrilling safari adventure you’ll have this side of Africa!

Students will learn: 

  • About various habitats and the animals who live there
  • Animal adaptations and the features that help them survive
  • What threats are faced by wildlife
  • How to fight extinction
  • About your area of focus
Activity Duration
Welcome and introduction to your day (arrivals between 9.50 - 10.05am) 10 minutes
Session on Safari Bus with Zoo Educator (1pm Safari Bus only)
40 minutes
Self-guided walking trails and options to join educational keeper talks  1 – 4 hours

Plan your excursion 

Exclusive Safari Teacher is an outdoor all-weather program. Students will need appropriate clothing for weather conditions; this could include a raincoat, hat and sun protection.

The organising teacher should make themselves known to Admission Staff prior to entering the Zoo so that payment can be made. More information 

Book your excursion

Call (03) 9340 2788

You will need the following to book your excursion:

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