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Werribee

Although Werribee is not really part of the Geelong region and more a satellite city of Geelong, we thought being only half an hour out of Geelong by ever vehicle or train and has so much to offer for visitors to our region. Werribee makes a great day trip or is ideal for even a longer stay…

About

Werribee is home to a thriving market garden industry with its rich red soil, growing cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli for much of Australia. The region is one of the major grown corridors for the Melbourne urban sprawl. …Read more

Highlights

The Werribee area has great amenities and some unique attractions. The RAAF museum, Werribee Park Mansion, National Equestrian Centre, Open Range Zoo just to name a few of the world class highlights in the region. …Read more

History

Thomas Chirnside a pastoralist once owned much of the land around Werribee and built the magnificent Italianate style Werribee Park Mansion between 1874 and 1877. …Read more

Places to Stay

Whether it be five star luxury at the Werribee Mansion or something more humble in and around the town there are plenty of good places to stay in the Werribee area. …Read more

Map

Situated on the Princes Highway about halfway between Geelong and Melbourne Werribee is an ideal location to start exploring the Greater Geelong region. …Read more

Attractions

The Werribee Mansion, State Rose Garden and Open Range Zoo are only a few of the wonderful attractions in the Werribee district. …Read more

Photo Gallery

Werribee historical splendor, its beautiful market gardens and tranquil bayfront are only a few of the sights worthy of our photo spread of the region. …Read more

Fishing

Many people don’t think of Werribee being close to the bay, but a little to the east of the freeway is Werribee South and some good fishing on Port Phillip Bay. …Read more

Did you know

Point Cook was a very important air base and training centre for pilots and the birthplace of the Australian Flying Corps and Royal Australian Airforce. Today the aerodrome is home to the RAAF Museum.