Werribee Park

Werribee Park

Werribee Park

Werribee Park

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Werribee Park

Werribee Park is part of an Aboriginal cultural landscape in the traditional Country of the Bunurong People. Parks Victoria respects the deep and continuing connection that Bunurong Traditional Owners have to these lands and waters, and we recognise their ongoing role in caring for Country.

Soak up the richness of Werribee Park, an estate built on the wealth of an Australian pastoral empire. Explore the heritage-listed Werribee Mansion, set up a picnic in the beautiful formal gardens or see a kaleidoscope of colour when the 5000 roses bloom in the Victoria State Rose Garden.

Experience the grandeur of the Werribee Mansion. Enjoy a picnic or explore the formal gardens and marvel at the expansive manicured landscape, intricately designed grotto and ornamental lake.

Once the working heart of the Werribee Park estate, the remaining bluestone outbuildings of the farmyard provide a stark contrast to the elaborate craftsmanship of the Chirnside Mansion. Wander down to the heritage orchard and see the work the community and Parks Victoria have put in to preserve and restore the fruit orchard originally planted by the Chirnside family in the late 1800s.

Opening times

 

High season
5 October 2020 - 4 April 2021

 

Low season  
5 April 2021 - 3 October 2021

 

Mansion

 

10 am to 5 pm daily
(last entry 4.30 pm)

 

Weekdays - 10 am to 4 pm
(last entry 3.30 pm)

Weekends and public holidays - 10 am to 5 pm
(last entry 4.30 pm)

 

Grounds

 

9 am to 6.30 pm

 

9 am to 5.30 pm

 

Entry fees

Entry to Werribee Park Gardens and Victoria State Rose Garden is free.

 Adult  $10.70
 Child  $7.80
 Concession  $7.80
 Family (2 adults and 2 children)  $33.80

Werribee Mansion and Garden audio tours

Hire cost $6.70 per unit.


Car Park closing hours

Please be advised that our car park gates close at 5:30 pm on weekdays and 6:30 pm on weekends and public holidays.

Things to do in the area

 
Overview of Werribee Park Mansion.

Werribee Park Mansion

Visit Werribee Park Mansion, one of the largest and most opulent properties in Victoria, and discover the story of an Australian pastoral empire.
The facade of the historic Werribee Park Mansion.

Mansion Hotel and Spa

The Mansion Hotel & Spa at Werribee Park is a cosmopolitan haven of tranquility and charm. A premier and highly sought after destination just 30 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD
A couple sit on a bench in the rose garden at Werribee Park.

State Rose Garden

The Werribee rose garden is separated from the mansion's formal gardens by a Heritage Border featuring unusual and historic roses from around the world. In bloom from October to May, the roses are at their most magnificent from November to April.
An aerial view of Werribee Mansion and its surrounding gardens.

Formal Gardens

Like many notable early settlers the Chirnsides were members of the Acclimatisation Society, an organisation which introduced several European flora and fauna species to the Australian landscape. As a result the ten hectares of manicured landscape contain a variety of exotic species combined with Australian natives.

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How to get there

Werribee Park

Werribee Park is 35 km west of Melbourne city. Travel along the Princes Fwy towards Geelong and exit at Duncans Rd (C108), then turn on to K Road for park entrance.

When to go

The pleasant temperatures of summer are perfect for picnic or barbecue. Set up in the Werribee Park Picnic Area and look out over the Victoria State Rose Garden and beautiful mansion. See the roses of the Victoria State Rose Garden in full bloom

Need to know

Werribee Park

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Werribee Park Mansion (Werribee Park)

    Werribee Mansion closed

    Werribee Mansion closed until further notice due to COVID 19 restrictions. 

Werribee Park

K Road
Werribee VIC 3030
13 1963
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