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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Wild encounters

Treat yourself or your family and friends to a Wild Encounter 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 Wild Encounter at Werribee Open Range Zoo.


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African Cat Encounter

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

Motaba the gorilla

Gorilla Behind the Scenes

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!

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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 Off Road Safari

For the ultimate African adventure, take the kids on a Family 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.

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Mini Zoo Keepers

Little animal lovers aged five and under will have a wild time on this zoo adventure as they come face-to-face with meerkats, zebras, giraffes, antelopes and rhinos.

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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.

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Slumber Safari two-night Escape Package

Fancy taking a mini-break and escaping on a unique safari style glamping experience? Introducing Slumber Safari’s new two-night Escape Package, extended so you can unpack, relax and immerse yourself in nature whilst enjoying local food, wine and wildlife.