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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Wild Nights

*Please note: Wild Nights is proceeding as scheduled. Technical issues are affecting Cirque Africa performances - see below for updated performance times and locations.*


Wild Nights returns these school holidays with an all new program!

For seven nights only, spot animals by torchlight and see Werribee Open Range Zoo come to life after dark. Watch dazzling fire performers and lantern parades, toast marshmallows by the campfire, explore the secret garden and get lost in the glow zone.

Hot chocolates, mulled wine and warm winter food will all be available on the night.

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4.50pm & 5.10pm 
DUSK SAFARI - sold out

5.30pm - 6.15pm 
SERVAL PRESENTATION  - spaces are limited and entry costs $5, book your spot at the gate.

5.30pm - 6.30pm 
Fire Performers at Main Entrance

6.00pm - 6.30pm 
Cirque Africa at Cheetah Lawn (Hula, Acrobats, Unicycle)

6.30pm - 6.45pm 
SERVAL PRESENTATION  - spaces are limited and entry costs $5, book your spot at the gate.

Animals' Goodnight Ceremony at Main Entry

7.00pm - 7.20pm
Lantern Parade 

7.00pm - 7.30pm
Cirque Africa at Hippo Beach (Hula, Dishes, Chanting/Dancing, Drumming)

7.30pm - 7.45pm
Cirque Africa performing from Hippo Beach to Front Gate

7.45pm - 8.15pm
Cirque Africa at Main Entry (Roller Roller, Unicycle, Acrobats, Pyramid, Foot Juggling)

8.00pm - 8.20pm
Lantern Parade 

8.15pm - 8.30pm
Fire Performers at exit 

From 5.30pm - 8.30pm

  • Marshmallow Toasting

  • Secret Garden

  • Bandicoot Hideout

  • Monkey House behind-the-scenes

  • Glow Zone

  • Keeper Talks: Hippo, Cheetah, Lion and Wild Dogs

  • Cirque Africa acrobatic performances

Wild Nights is on from Sunday 9 - Saturday 15 July 2017. Gates open at 4.00pm and Wild Nights activities start from 5.30pm.


Looking for the ultimate Wild Nights experience?

  • Book a slumber safari experience

    Stay overnight with a Slumber Safari


    After experiencing all that Wild Nights has to offer, make your way to your exclusive safari camp for glamping with a difference!

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