Werribee Open Range Zoo opened in 1983. Grasslands species of the world are displayed in an expansive savannah habitat along the picturesque Werribee River. The award-winning Slumber Safari overnight camps and Kubu River Hippos experiences offer visitors a true taste of African
Adventure. With two large indoor function locations and host of outdoor areas serving a capacity of 20-3,500 consider treating your guests to a progressive function beginning with cocktails by the Cheetahs followed by a themed dinner in the Meerkat Function Room. Perhaps you'd prefer to host a BBQ lunch in the African Village;or a banquet in the Savannah Room with pre-dinner drinks on the Alfresco decking overlooking African village completing this truly unique space.
Werribee Open Range Zoo is located 35km west of Melbourne's city centre, on the Princes Freeway. It is a short 30-minute drive from the city over the Westgate Bridge or via the Geelong Road. Take the Werribee South exit to K Road.
The Zoo is conveniently located close to the Melbourne central business district, Geelong, and Tullamarine and Avalon airports, and is on the way to the Great Ocean Road. It is also a major attraction on the Great Southern Touring Route and the Bay Tour.
Please enquire with our Sales Team should you wish to accommodate at Werribee Zoo and or for surrounding accommodation facilities.
The Liberty Catering Concepts' team provides dedicated catering for all Zoo functions. Our dedicated chefs have created location inspired menus using the very best quality seasonal produce, sourced locally, prepared onsite and served with professional skill and care.
Our experienced functions teams are committed to understanding your event objectives and fulfilling your expectations. Should you require a particular themed menu or a tailor made package, we will work with you to ensure your requirements are met and that your guests receive the highest level of service throughout your event.
The Zoo offers the unique opportunity to meet some of your favourite animals with behind the scene encounters, close-up opportunities and Zoo keeper talks to further enhance your event. The Zoo also offers a team building activities including a 'Race Around The Zoo' that provide organizations with unique corporate training workshops, staff professional development activities and animal encounters.