Upcoming events not to be missed at Werribee Open Range Zoo
Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo
Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.
Every Friday and Saturday night in November–March
Spend an incredible night out with some of the world’s most iconic animals in this new and exclusive after-hours event.
Fortnightly during school term
Your students can hear from our expert Zoo teachers about the wildlife at the zoo and how we're fighting extinction. Students can ask questions and learn more about conservation.
Toddler Thursdays is back to bring the African Village to life every Thursday at Werribee Open Range Zoo.
Tuesday 4 September, 2018
Discover what EYLF outcomes can be achieved when you take children outside to explore an animal’s habitat. In this workshop, you will explore Werribee Zoo’s new outdoor learning space.
1 March to 29 November, 2018
Talk to Zoos Victoria’s animals and expert Zoo educators as part of our free primary and secondary Fighting Extinction School web conferences. These interactive sessions explore how to care for animals through Zoo Victoria’s community projects.
Sunday September 2nd
Show Dad how special he is by bringing him to Werribee Open Range Zoo to enjoy the Father’s Day hot buffet breakfast or a special two course lunch held in our Meerkat Bistro!
Monday to Friday (excluding school holidays)
Every weekday is wonderful for toddlers at Werribee Open Range Zoo. Terrific activities will keep the fives and under 'wildly' entertained all day.
Weekdays between Monday 24 September–Friday 5 October 2018
During the September school holidays at Werribee Open Range Zoo, Dental Health Services Victoria, in conjunction with the Royal Flying Doctor Service, is providing free dental health checks for all children. Visit the Mobile Dental Van on a weekday for a free check.
Every day from 22 September to 7 October (School Holidays)
Saturday 22 September 2018
Don’t miss the exclusive screening of family favourite, The Lion King, at Werribee Open Range Zoo!
25 September, 1 and 3 October
Find out what a zoo keeper’s day really involves and take part in the many duties our keepers undertake on a daily basis. Suitable for secondary school students who are interested in caring for wildlife and working at the zoo.
Friday 26 and Saturday 27 October 2018
Back by popular demand, extended to run for two evenings, Boo at the Zoo is the ultimate way to celebrate Halloween with your family!