What’s on for the Winter School Holidays

Entertain the family these school holidays in Werribee and Surrounds with zoo adventures, arcade games and more.

Staying the night? At the new Holiday Inn Werribee, kids ages 12 and under stay for free when sharing their parents’ room! 

Go on Safari at Werribee Open Range Zoo
A visit to Werribee Open Range Zoo is a must for families, with kids under 16 free during weekends, the Victorian School Holidays and public holidays. Check out the zoo weather guide for top tips for a rainy day.

Try Clay Shooting with Go Shooting
A great option for families and teens, Go Shooting offer ‘Have a Go’ sessions for ages 12+ on 25 June and 3 and 9 July with coaching from expert trainers (including Olympians Russell and Lauryn Mark).

See the City Light Up at the Winter Street Party
See Werribee light up with fire shows, light installations, street performers, ice sculpting and more on Friday 24 June, 6pm – 9pm.

Go to the Footy
Cheer on VFL locals, Werribee Tigers at their home ground in Chirnside Park, with matches on Saturday 2 July and Saturday 9 July. Burn off some energy in the kids’ zone or enjoy a treat from the kiosk, before dinner in Werribee City Centre. Tickets are just $5 - $10 and kids under 16 are free!

Stay up Late at the Firefly Night Market
Enjoy roving entertainment, light installations and market stalls at the Tarneit Firefly Night Market on Saturday 25 June, 4pm – 9pm.

Explore Werribee Park
Energy to burn? Enjoy the grassy expanse of Werribee Park and explore the interiors of Werribee Park Mansion. With its dress-ups and old-fashioned toys, the Mansion nursery is always a hit with kids.

Go on a Bike Ride
Try some of Werribee’s great off-road, family-friendly rides including Wyndham Park and Werribee South Foreshore. For routes and tips, see blogger TOT: HOT OR NOT’S Cycling with Kids guide.

See Grug and the Rainbow at Wyndham Cultural Centre
The littlies will love this magical adaptation of Ted Prior’s beloved picture books, showing on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 July at Wyndham Cultural Centre. Tickets $15 or $50 for a family of four. Book Now.

Go Ten Pin Bowling
For rainy day fun it’s hard to go past Wyncity Bowl and Entertainment, which includes ten pin bowling, arcade games, dodgem cars and laser tag.

Discover a New Playground
Have you been to the Pirate Ship? What about the Dinosaur Playground or the aviation-inspired Ashcroft Playground? Explore some new territory and make a day out of it with lunch at Truckstop Deluxe (where you can dine inside a truck cab!) or Little Growling Café in Tarneit which includes a large enclosed playground.

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