Things to do
Werribee is well known for its excellent open zoo, where you can get up close and personal with a wide selection of unique and interesting animals from all over the globe. See native creatures such as kangaroos and koalas, as well as lions, rhinos, hippos, zebras, leopards, giraffes, monkeys and gorillas. Another popular local attraction is Werribee Park, with its stately mansion and gorgeous gardens which are the perfect setting for a picnic. Chirnside Park is great for sports enthusiasts, and there is a golf club in the city. There are also good opportunities for fishing and swimming as there are lovely beaches within easy reach. At Point Cook you can admire the lakes and swamps as well as seeing a range of birds.
In the city centre you can wander through lovely public squares, walk along the riverfront, and see sights such as the war memorial and sculptures. A nearby boutique winery, Shadowfax Wines, allows you to see how wine is made as well as taste some delicious locally made vino. The local markets are filled with a range of goodies, so check them out and grab a local treat.
If this tickles your fancy you can book a flight to Melbourne and then head out to Werribee for a varied break filled with lots to see and do. Our Werribee accommodation will ensure you have a pleasant stay.
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