Saturday 23 November - Sunday 1 March


Included with Zoo entry

Kids under 16 visit free on weekends and school holidays*

Splash into summer at Werribee Open Range Zoo!

Water play activities 

African Waterhole and Animal Sculptures

Explore this brand new waterhole experience on the Village Lawn and play amongst the giraffe, flamingo, rhino, zebra and tortoise misters.

Gorilla Forest

Go on a cool adventure to see the gorillas through the mist. 

Hippo Beach 

Splash away in our popular hippo water play space right next to the sand pit and shady cafe. 

Cool wildlife enrichment 

Find out how we keep our animals cool in the summer during our daily Keeper Talks.

Bubble beach parties

Sunday 8 December, Thursday 9 January, Sunday 19 January & Sunday 9 February 10am - 2pm 

Join us for music and entertainment including bubble play, games and activities.

Food, music and craft

See the Zoo come to life with music, dancing, hair braiding and craft activities. Plus, wander through the colourful market stalls selling clothing, beaded jewellery, henna art and more!

Your visit helps fight wildlife extinction. Find out more! 

*Children under 16 visit free on weekends, Victorian Government school holidays and Victorian public holidays.

Members get more!

Only $10 a month over 12 months
Unlimited entry to Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary (daily capacity restrictions apply)
Kids join free on adult memberships
Free entry to five interstate zoos
Discounts at the Zoo Shop and from our zoo partners
Help fund our conservation work to fight wildlife extinction