48 Hours in Werribee & Surrounds
48 Hours in Werribee & Surrounds

With stunning parks and gardens, natural coastline, great food and wine and the beautiful Werribee Park Mansion – Werribee and Surrounds offers the perfect weekend or mid-week break just 30 minutes from Melbourne.


Explore Werribee Park Mansion
Start your day at Werribee Park Mansion– home to a 60 room Roman Renaissance Revival style mansion and farm, formal gardens, heritage orchard and native woodlands.

Grab a coffee or indulge with scones or something sweet from The Refectory Parlour or L.M Café and then explore the Mansion’s stately rooms and gardens.

Indulge at Shadowfax Winery

A short walk away, Shadowfax Winery serves up delicious food, paired with award-winning wines. Allow time for a cellar door tasting of their latest drops. Bookings recommended.

Enjoy an afternoon stroll or unwind at the day spa
After lunch take in the stunning Victoria State Rose Garden just a short walk away. Spread over six acres this internationally acclaimed garden features more than 5,000 roses in bloom, with entry by gold coin donation.

After lunch relax with a massage and treatment at L.M Spa or a walk along Werribee River, from Werribee Park Mansion through to Werribee Regional Park.

Dinner and an after-dark tour

Try Joseph’s Dining at Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park, Rosana Bar & Bistro, Tocca or Casa Cantina.   
Settle in for a nightcap at 
Corked Wine Bar, or join an immersive, after-dark tour in Werribee Park, with What Was That or Werribee Park Paranormal Investigation (bookings essential).

Enjoy a luxury stay at Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park, or the centrally located Quest Werribee and Holiday Inn Werribee. Keen golfer? Head to Quest Sanctuary Lakes for premium access to the Greg-Norman designed, Sanctuary Lakes Golf Course.


Start the with a wild zoo adventure or head to the RAAF Museum
Fuel up for a day’s adventure with breakfast on Watton Street at Notorious Espresso (hello Caramel Biscoff French Toast!) or Wolf on Watton. 

Meet curious meerkats, rhinos, giraffe and zebra and more at Werribee Open Range Zoo or  explore one the best collections of historical aircraft in the world at the RAAF Museum in Point Cook! The RAAF Museum is currently open on Thursdays and Sundays from 10am – 3pm and online bookings (free) are essential.

Meet curious meerkats, rhinos, giraffe and zebra and more at Werribee Open Range Zoo. The Safari Bus Tour through the African savannah (included in entry) is a must!

Keep it casual with deli delights or fish and chips by sea
Grab a bite to eat at 3030 Boulevard (open on weekends) at Wyndham Harbour or head into Tuckers or The Little Deli and Panini Bar for one of the best sandwiches in town.

Mini golf fun and wetland wonders
Squeeze in a game of mini golf at The Elements Coastal Activity Park in the harbour and then wind your way through the market gardens to discover K Road Cliffs, Werribee South Foreshore and the colourful Campbells Cove Boat Houses.

The Cheetham Wetlands are another hidden gem and a must for birdwatchers. Park at Point Cook Homestead and take a short walk to the observation tower, where you can look out over the wetlands and take in the city skyline.

Toast to a weekend well spent
Drop into Hopheads in Point Cook or The Park Werribee for an evening tipple.




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