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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.

Ostrich Encounter Video

Ostrich Encounter

Did you know, the ostrich is the fastest flightless bird and can reach sprinting speeds of up to 70 kilometres per hour?

Lion Encounter Video

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

Animal lovers of all ages will love to get even closer to our magnificent African wildlife on an off road safari. 

Mini Zoo Keepers Video

Mini Zoo Keepers


Little animal lovers, aged five-and-under, will have a wild time on this being a Zookeeper for the morning.

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.

Giraffe Encounter Video at Werribee

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.

Koala Encounter Video at Werribee

Koala Close-up

Enter the world of our Koalas with one of our Zoo Rangers who will share some amazing stories of these iconic Aussies while you pose for photos and get to see just how fluffy they are close up. 

Kangaroo Tales Video

Kangaroo Tales Experience

Have you ever wondered how we care for a Kangaroo at the zoo? Join our Rangers at Australian Trail for the Kangaroo Tales experience, where you can come behind the scenes to see how we care for this iconic animal, and meet the mob up-close!