The Meerkat Bistro on a sunny day.

Food and facilities

Treat yourself with delicious food at one of our cafés or kiosks and check out the various facilities that you can enjoy at the zoo

Can I bring my own food or picnic to the zoo?

You are also most welcome to BYO picnic to the zoo. If you need to pop out to your car to get your picnic at lunchtime, make sure you let our friendly gate staff know so they can let you back into the zoo as your ticket will not work once it has been scanned.


BBQ hire and picnic facilities

Hire a section of the BBQ area or picnic facilities for your Werribee Open Range Zoo visit!

Just call 1300 966 784 to make arrangements.

Chongola Hut
  • Semi-sheltered, picnic table seating for up to 40 people
  • $330
Cheetah BBQ
  • Sheltered, standing room only
  • $350

Parent's room

Werribee Open Range Zoo offers a spacious parent's room facilities to make your visit with us easier and more enjoyable. 

It is located at Ranger Kids. The room provides all the essentials you need to handle a day out with small children.

We also have number of baby changing facilities throughout the zoo. Please check our zoo map to to locate them.

Important notice regarding food allergies:
While our catering outlets endeavour to accommodate guests with food allergies or intolerances, we would like to advise that all our food is made in a kitchen which handles and prepares: Gluten, Wheat, Milk, Soy, Crustacea, Egg, Fish, Tree Nuts, Sesame, Peanuts and Sulphites.