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Werribee Open Range Zoo


Treat yourself or your family and friends to a animal encounter or overnight experience at Werribee Open Range Zoo!

Stay overnight with a Slumber Safari, be immersed in the sights and sounds of the savannah with an Open Vehicle Adventure, or go behind-the-scenes and get up close to our animals, with a experience at Werribee Open Range Zoo.


African Wild Cat Encounter video

African Cat Encounter

Get close to the incredible Servals at Werribee Open Range Zoo and witness their incredible athleticism and agility.

Lion Encounter Lioness Jarrah

Lion Encounter

Bring your pride to meet our pride at Werribee Open Range Zoo’s Lion Encounter. 

Please join us for this amazing intimate experience, where you will journey behind the scenes to meet some of the members of our incredible Lion pride as well as the passionate keepers who care for them.

Motaba the gorilla

Gorilla Encounter

Meet the gorilla bachelor boys at Werribee Open Range Zoo. These endlessly fascinating creatures are one of our closest living relatives with a genetic difference of only 1.6%. In this experience, you'll get up so close to the gorilla boys that the similarities are impossible to miss!

Open Vehicle Adventure YouTube video

Off Road Safari

Get even closer to our magnificent African wildlife on an off road safari. You will be completely immersed in the sights, smells and sounds of the savannah as you travel across the Zoo's open plains.


Family Friendly Off Road Safari

For the ultimate African adventure, take the kids on a Family Friendly Off Road Safari at Werribee Open Range Zoo. Animal lovers of all ages will enjoy this one hour tour through the Zoo’s African Savannah as they come face to face with giraffe, hippos, rhinos, zebra and ostriches. The open vehicles provide a great chance to see these magnificent animals up close and you’ll get to learn all about them from your very own Safari Guide.

Mini Keepers Giraffe

Mini Zoo Keepers - returns 2018

Mini Zoo Keepers is currently not being offered as it undergoes a revamp. Stay tuned in 2018 as Mini Zoo Keepers returns bigger and better than ever!

Slumber Safari 2016 YouTube video

Slumber Safari

Enjoy an overnight experience at the Zoo in our luxury safari camp. Your stay includes amazing close-up animal encounters, drinks and dips at sunset, a sumptuous dinner, unique night-time activities and breakfast.

Tall Order Giraffe Encounter video

Giraffe Feed Encounter

Get up close and personal with a giraffe at Werribee Open Range Zoo and learn more about this fascinating animal.

Shadowfax winery

Shadowfax and the Savannah

Werribee Open Range Zoo and Shadowfax Wines have joined forces to create the perfect day of wine and wildlife at Werribee Park. Bookings available from 23rd October 2017 onward