Getting here

Werribee Open Range Zoo is just 30 minutes from Melbourne CBD an en route to Victoria's stunning Great Ocean Road.

Visiting on Sunday 21 June? There are roadworks around Werribee all day on Sunday 21 June and detours will be in place. Expect delays when visiting Werribee Open Range Zoo and please visit the Major Road Projects website for more information about the detours and disruptions >>

Travelling by public transport

From Melbourne

Catch a train from the Melbourne CBD to Werribee station (travelling on the Werribee Line).

From Werribee station catch Bus 439 Werribee South to the Zoo.

From Geelong

Catch a train from Geelong to Wyndham Vale station (travelling towards Melbourne).

From Wyndham Vale station catch the Bus 190 Werribee Station to Werribee station.

From Werribee station catch Bus 439 Werribee South to the Zoo.

Timetable information

Visit PTV for up-to-date tram, train and bus times. (Tip: Use their Journey Planner for public transport directions from anywhere in Victoria. Enter your starting address in the “From” box and enter “Werribee Zoo” as a landmark in the “To” box).

Public Transport Victoria journey planner

Travelling by car

From the CBD

Werribee Open Range Zoo is located 35 kilometres west of Melbourne’s city centre, on the Princes Freeway. It is a short 30-minute drive from the city over the Westgate Bridge or via the Geelong Road. (Take the Werribee South exit to K Road.)

The Zoo is also en route to the Great Ocean Road and is a major attraction on the Great Southern Touring Route and the Bay Tour.

From Avalon Airport

If you're driving from Avalon Airport, take the M1 towards Melbourne Airport/Melbourne. It takes around 25 minutes to get to Werribee Open Range Zoo.

Travelling by shuttle

Shuttle bus

Squires Coaches provides a private transfer service to Werribee Open Range Zoo. Bookings are essential. 03) 9748 5094


The SkyBus shuttle from Avalon Airport

SkyBus Avalon City Express runs between Avalon Airport and Werribee town centre. Then you can just catch a local public bus to the Zoo. SkyBus meets every major flight arriving and departing Avalon Airport. There's no need to book.


Day Tour

Autopia Tours operates small group half-day tours to the Werribee Park Precinct. The tour includes a visit to Werribee Open Range Zoo, Victoria State Rose Garden and the Werribee Mansion. Tours are hosted by experienced guides in comfortable, air-conditioned mini-coaches.

P. 03 9393 1333 or 1300 944 334