Set between the sacred peaks of the You Yangs and the sparkling blue of the bay, is the western hub of Werribee. Explore a world of rolling golden plains, rich red dirt and market gardens, only 30 minutes from Melbourne's city centre. Take a joy flight in a Tiger Moth plane, and get a taste of Africa at the Werribee Open Range Zoo. Step back in time at the Werribee Park Precinct, with its Italianate mansion and aromatic rose gardens.
Werribee Park Precinct
Werribee Park Precinct is home to an abundance of experiences within a heartbeat of each other.
Take in the Downton Abbey style grandeur of Werribee Park Mansion, and head to The Refectory for an award-winning dining experience. Enjoy a picnic for two in the stunning Victoria State Rose Garden, hoof it to the National Equestrian Centre for equine events, or navigate your way around the rolling plains of Werribee Open Range Zoo. Go for the green at Werribee Park Golf Club, or soak up the atmosphere at the Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park.
Stop in at Shadowfax Winery for a taste of their premium drop. Coast down the Werribee River to see the stunning K Road Cliffs. Wander along the path at the top of the cliffs, taking in the view of the surrounding farmland. See if you can spot the granite peaks of the You Yangs in the distance.
Heritage and culture
Uncover the rich history of Werribee and surrounds, from the Indigenous communities that thrived along the Werribee River, to the first Italian market gardeners.
Take an illuminating trip through the history of Werribee Mansion with an after-dark tour, or step back in time at the Werribee Park Heritage Orchard, Point Cook Homestead or Little River Mechanics Institute.
Get to the heart of the contemporary arts scene with a visit to Wyndham Art Gallery and explore Werribee's public street art.
Take flight in a Tiger Moth or check out the huge collection of military aircraft at the Point Cook RAAF Museum, birthplace of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force. Don't let the opportunity to see an iconic B24 Liberator, the only one of its kind in Australia, fly by.
Action and adventure
Set sail at Wyndham Harbour, kayak down Werribee River, or throw in a fishing line at Werribee South Foreshore.
Play like a champion at Werribee Park and Sanctuary Lakes Golf Clubs. Stretch your legs along riverside bike and walking tracks, or spend a day on the trail at You Yangs Regional Park.
Wine, dine and indulge
Get your coffee and brunch fix on Watton Street, or unwind at a local wine bar. Take your taste buds on a culinary tour of Asian, Chinese and Indian street food. Indulge in high tea at Lancemore Mansion Hotel, or settle in for the degustation at Joseph's Bar & Restaurant.
Shop up a storm at Pacific Werribee, and uncover hidden gems at local independent stores.
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