Werribee Open Range 
Zoo Slumber Safari

Running between September and May, an overnight stay at Werribee Zoo is the closest thing to an African safari without the flying miles. Guests are treated to four up-close animal encounters, including a tour through the open savannah where giraffes, rhinoceros and zebras can be found, and a night-time adventure. The other up-close encounters may be handfeeding giraffes or watching the lionkeepers train their ‘pupils’. The accommodation area is cleverly situated on a hill over the savannah, to really make you feel as if you are part of the environment. The eight tents include a queen-size bed with a mosquito net, and some with two single beds for families. Blankets and hot water bottles are available during the cooler months. A barbecue dinner and cooked breakfast are served in the communal mess tent, and guests are invited to enjoy marshmallows around the campfire, with a free lesson in African drumming.

Contact information

K Rd, Werribee; 1300 9667 842

www.zoo.org.au/Werribee/Slumber_Safari

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