Werribee Open Range Zoo (Self-Guided)

Year levels

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


$19 per student $29 per tertiary student


Monday to Friday (during the school term)

Student Ratio

EC: 1 adult for every 3 students F-2: 1 adult for every 5 students 3-12: 1 adult for every 10 students Tertiary: 1 adult for every 10 students

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

Program Description

Werribee Open Range Zoo is home 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   

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

Program Resources

Download the Zoo Map

Plan your excursion

Werribee Open Range Zoo is an outdoor all-weather experience; the students will need appropriate clothing for weather conditions.  

We will book your free Safari tour for you to ensure you get a place. 

The organising teacher must present their booking confirmation to Admission staff prior to students and remaining teachers entering the Zoo. 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