Set between the sacred peaks of the You Yangs and the sparkling blue of the bay is the western hub of Werribee. Discover a world of rolling golden plains, heritage buildings and market gardens, only 30 minutes from Melbourne's city centre.
Werribee Park Precinct
Step back in time at the Werribee Park Precinct, home to an Italianate mansion and gardens, and 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 award-winning dining. Enjoy a picnic in the Victoria State Rose Garden, where more than 5,000 roses bloom from October to May.
Hoof it to the National Equestrian Centre for equine events, or navigate your way around Werribee Open Range Zoo. Go for the green at Werribee Park Golf Club or linger at the Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park.
Stop in at Shadowfax Winery for a taste of their premium drop, and for a spectacular sunset spot, coast down the Werribee River and see the K Road Cliffs.
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 delve into the past 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.
For an aviation adventurer, head to the hangar of the B-24 Liberator –Australia’s only surviving World War II bomber – for a hands-on experience and to watch it fly by. 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.
Set sail at Wyndham Harbour, kayak down Werribee River, or throw in a fishing line at Werribee South Foreshore. Flock to internationally renowned wetlands to spot rare birds, then play like a champion at Werribee Park and Sanctuary Lakes Golf Clubs.
Stretch your legs along the waterfront at Wyndham Harbour, and on 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. There's plenty of Asian, Chinese and Indian street food to take your tastebuds on a culinary tour. Indulge in high tea at Lancemore Mansion Hotel, or settle in for the degustation at Joseph's Dining. Shop up a storm at Pacific Werribee, and uncover hidden gems at local independent stores.