Upcoming events not to be missed
Entries open July 4 and close October 22, 2018
Fancy yourself as a wildlife photographer? Maybe you’ve got what it takes to be the next National Geographic photographer?
Monthly on a Sunday
Love High Teas? One Sunday each month, we are serving a delicious High Tea in the Rainforest Room. Wander the beautiful gardens, see the amazing animals, then join us and the little tamarin monkeys from 1:30pm. Bookings essential!
Every Tuesday morning from April 17 - June 26
Bring your little ones along for a special Junior Safari followed by singing, dancing, puppet play, craft and plenty of tunes!
Every Wednesday during April, May and June
Your little ones will love dressing up as wallabies with wallaby face painting, wallaby ears and wallaby tails for pouch races, hopping games and wallaby trails. With special appearances by our Spring Babies your little ones will love our locals.
Sundays in May & June
Ever wondered which Indigenous plant has leaves that can be used as soap? Or maybe you want to know what makes a Boomerang come back? Perhaps you’d like to hear a local Dreaming Story about how the Lyrebird came to speak in the language of many other animals?
Every Sunday from 6 May - 24 June
This May, hear and participate in stories from other lands as you wonder through the trails at Werribee Open Range Zoo or get comfy in a bean bag!
Saturday 9 to Monday 11 June
Visit Melbourne Zoo this Queen's Birthday long weekend to experience a special, one-time-only, event - Cat City!
Every day from 30 June – 15 July (School Holidays)
These winter school holidays, keep warm under the Big Top and marvel at Cirque Africa’s exciting and immersive acrobatic performances!
Queen’s Birthday long weekend, 9 – 11 June
Wine & Wildlife returns in 2018 over the Queen's Birthday long weekend!
Healesville Sanctuary is again teaming up with Yarra Valley icons to bring you a weekend of food and wine against the backdrop of the Sanctuary's stunning bushland setting.
July 3, 5, 9 & 11, 2018
Find out what a zoo keeper’s day really involves and take part in the many duties our keepers undertake on a daily basis. Suitable for secondary school students who are interested in caring for wildlife and working at the zoo.
7 - 14 July, 2018
Monday to Friday (excluding school holidays)
Every weekday is wonderful for toddlers at Werribee Open Range Zoo. Terrific activities will keep the fives and under 'wildly' entertained all day.
Every Thursday in April, May & June
Toddler Thursdays is back to bring the African Village to life on Thursdays during April, May and June at Werribee Open Range Zoo.