Werribee:

Population: 36,641 (2006)
Postcode: 3030
Area: 23.8 km (9.2 sq mi)
Location: 32 km (20 mi) from Melbourne city centre
Local Government Area: City of Wyndham
State District: Lara, Tarneit
Federal Division: Lalor
In and around Werribee:
Wyndham Vale Tarneit Hoppers Crossing
Mambourin Werribee Point Cook
Cocoroc Werribee South Werribee South

Werribee is a city in Melbourne, Australia, 32 km south-west from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Wyndham. At the 2006 Census, Werribee had a population of 36,641. Statistically, Werribee is considered part of Greater Melbourne.

Werribee is located halfway to Geelong on the Princes Highway. It is also positioned on the Werribee River, which starts to the north of the town of Ballan.

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Experience Werribee Open Range Zoo in a whole new light with Sunset Safari. In this new and exclusive after-hours event, spend an incredible night out with some of the world‘s most iconic animals. Start the evening with a complimentary drink on arrival at the pop-up bar, then set off on the night‘s three incredible experiences. Adventure onto the Savannah for a guided sunset tour, feast with friends at an intimate dinner of African cuisine, and enjoy an immersive performance that showcases the rhythm and soul of Africa.

Tour the Savannah with an expert Safari Guide
Adventure through the Savannah in the warm hues of sunset and get up close to some of the world’s most impressive animals. Keep an eye out for Werribee Open Range Zoo’s much-loved rhinos Kipenzi, Letaba and Si Si as you roam across the plains past our herds of giraffe and zebras. 

Dine alongside the meerkats  
Indulge in the flavours of Africa. Share appetisers, then move inside for dinner with friends in the Meerkat Bistro. North African-inspired tagine accompanies dips, breads and salads to tantalise the tastebuds. 

Experience the sounds of Africa
Immerse yourself in the rhythm and soul of Africa during a performance of drums, song and dance. Feel inspired to jump up and join in as the beat takes over and the music moves you.



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African Cat Encounter at Werribee Open Range Zoo more_vert
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Get close to the incredible servals, the tallest of the African sail cats, at Werribee Open Range Zoo and witness their incredible athleticism and agility.

Get up close to the incredible servals during an African cat experience like no other! During this intimate, behind-the-scenes encounter you'll come face to face with the servals at Werribee Open Range Zoo and find out more about them from their keepers.
These slender and extremely agile cats are one of Africa's most successful hunters. With a height of 54–62cm, the Serval is the tallest of the African sall cats. The serval’s slim build features a long neck and long legs, prominent ears and a medium length tail. They are extremely athletic and adept at pouncing upon rats, mice and other rodents and birds.
Visiting Werrribee Open Range Zoo's servals is an opportunity not only to marvel at these amazing animals, but also to learn about the threats to many African and native species, and how Zoos Victoria is contributing to the fight against wildlife extinction.

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