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Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays

The Werribee Open Range Zoo is a must visit location on your next trip to Melbourne. This beautiful zoo is located next to the Werribee Park Mansion and is bordered by the Werribee River.

Within this open range zoo, you will find a range of animals from all parts of the world. You’ll see native species of Australian animals and birds, as well as a large number of animals from the African savannah.

Werribee Open Range Zoo Ticket Prices, Safari Map & Opening Hours

Experience a safari like never before. Take the 40 minute wildlife safari bus around the zoo and learn more about the wild animals and birds. Your tour guide will teach you more about the native and exotic animals residing within the zoo. The safari is suitable for all ages and caters for people with disabilities and is included in your admission price.

While on safari, you will see a variety of African Savannah animals; including giraffes, zebras, rhinos and ostriches. These animals share a common habitat of the sweeping flood plains of the river. The zoo is also home to a hippo-exhibit for visitors to drive through and enjoy. Come and see lions in the facinating Lion Encounter where you can see lions up close and check out the new gorilla enclosure which houses large male silverback gorillas.

Explore the Australian exhibit that features native species of animals and birds. See Australian gray kangaroos, wallabies, emus and so much more.

A number or exhibits at this zoo are also interactive. Young visitors are welcome to participate in the interactive zoo talks with a guide and learn more about the many intriguing animal species which call this zoo home.

Don’t miss the chance to take the Pula Reserve Walking Trail, where it will take you on a walk to encounter amazing animals; including lions, gorillas, monkeys, hippos and cheetahs.

You can purchase your Werribee Open Range Zoo tickets online by clicking our link below.

K Road,
Werribee South VIC

Operating Hours
9am - 5pm.
Last entry at 3.30pm

(03) 9731 9600

[email protected]

Ticket Prices / Admission
Kids are free Victorian school holidays
Adult: $32.40
Concession: $24.90
Senior: $28.40
Child (0-3yrs): Free
Child (4–15yrs) Sat, Sun, public/school hols: Free
Child (4–15yrs) Mon - Fri outside holidays: $16.20


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