Werribee Open Range Zoo, K Rd, Werribee South
Funded by the Victorian Government, the Werribee Open Range Zoo Expansion will deliver a world-class experience, with a purpose-built new elephant habitat to house the relocated Asian elephant herd from Melbourne Zoo, a Sky Safari gondola, a specially designed habitat for Southern white rhino, American bison and Asian wild horses, and a brand-new waterhole trail.
Development Victoria is delivering several key elements of the redevelopment, including the Sky Safari, the new elephant habitat and the waterhole trail.
As a not-for-profit conservation organisation, the Werribee Open Range Zoo Expansion will allow Zoos Victoria to connect more visitors with animals in a meaningful way and educate a larger audience about fighting extinction.
350 new local jobs
1,000,000 visitors a year once complete
$84M Victorian Government investment
Updated on 13 January 2023