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Looking for things to do within 30 minutes of Westbrook? Here are our top five suggestions.

December 2020 in Events & Local Area

Whether you're a golfer, a foodie, a lover of the great outdoors or just looking for something fun to amuse the kids on the weekend, there’s no shortage of fantastic attractions and activities guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained, all within 30 minutes of Westbrook.

Here are our top five suggestions guaranteed to entertain the whole family this summer!

Step back in time at Werribee Park & Mansion

If you’re looking for some open space to let the kids explore, then Werribee Park is definitely for you. With over 10 hectares of beautiful formal gardens and open space parkland they can venture round for free, this historic location is sure to impress.

A highlight of any visit is Werribee Mansion. Built in the late 19th century and one of Victoria’s most beautiful examples of Italianate architecture, the Mansion is open to the public for a small admission fee.

And if you’re up for it, head to the Mansion at night to experience the Haunted Tour to hear the fascinating (and spooky) stories about the founding family. Make sure you have your wits about you as the roaming theatrical performance will definitely have you asking, “What was that?” as you turn each corner.

For more information visit: parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/Werribee-park.

Go Wild at Werribee Open Range Zoo

The Werribee Open Range Zoo is another popular destination for family excursions. The Zoo is open range so you can get up close and personal with the African wildlife. Plus, there is even a safari tour where you can see giraffes and zebras! This is a great day out for the whole family, with children’s entry free on weekends and school holidays.