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Werribee River Park

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Address: Cocoroc | Geelong Road onto New Farm Road, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
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+61 3 9742 3068
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Werribee Park is a truly unique property with many stories to share. From...

Werribee Park is a truly unique property with many stories to share. From Aboriginal communities that are known to have wandered the area, to the arrival of Scottish immigrants making their fortune in the 19th century and subsequent use as a seminary by the Catholic Church, Werribee Park offers an authentic insight into three facets of history. Step into the Mansion and experience the opulence of the 1880's whilst listening to the chatter of the Chirnside family with an audio headset tour (fee for mansion entry applies). Take a stroll to the original farmyard where rustic bluestone outbuildings provide a stark contrast to the craftsmanship of Chirnside mansion. Wander through the unique riverine, journey through the contemporary Werribee Park Sculpture Walk or stroll through 10 hectares of beautiful formal gardens and open space park land. Only 30 minutes from Melbourne, take a walk at Werribee Park, today.

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Beautiful Mansion & Gardens

A beautifully restored mansion with 40 of the 60 rooms open to the public for viewing. There is also a wealth of information of the life and history of that era as well as a very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautifully restored mansion with 40 of the 60 rooms open to the public for viewing. There is also a wealth of information of the life and history of that era as well as a very detailed display of the incredible restoration of this magnificent site. Nice food in the mansion cafe too. A visit to the Rose Garden next... More 

Thank AngelaS1959
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting large mansion maintained and preserved to a high standard with beautifully kept flower beds and interesting trees. The large rose garden was in bloom as well. Must have been a great place to live. The cafe was good with quite big portions, even though we shared. There was a large room set out for a wedding which looked... More 

Thank Pete3080
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem in Werribee. Back behind the shops is the river. And it appears that not even locals utilise it's beauty for picnic spots. Well worth a lovely bike road or a walk along. Could pack a picnic too, as parking is close by.

Thank Merilyn_S_12
Tarneit, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

its a very nice place to see and go to and I think you can have a .B.B.Q there its been along time ago

Thank maxiejohn
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We never get tired of taking friends and family to Werribee Park to stroll through the beautiful manicured gardens and see the historic mansion. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of yesteryear.

Thank SJE99
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We explored this area when staying at the Mansion Hotel, a great place to learn about some early Victorian history and glimpse the area pre European settlement.

Thank JandD870
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Spend a leisurely few hours exploring inside the Werribee Mansion and step back in time to a much simpler and majestic time in australian history, The rooms are decorated in that era with authentic examples of this period. It will cost you just under $10 per adult to get inside the mansion, i personally thought that this was not too... More 

Thank Michael T
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful large park with lots of places for family's to have get togethers. Plenty of BBQs, toilets and tables (to ensure everyone is taken care of). Parking wise - you won't have any problems whatsoever and it's free. There is the Victorian State Rose Garden within the complex, which is extremely large and picturesque. (Free entry) The Mansion itself is... More 

Thank Steve S
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A walk around the Mansion is a must. Great gardens and farm area. The Rose Garden next door is beautiful. In summer make sure you have Aeroguard as there are millions of flies.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

love the place kids had a great time love running around staff where great and surroundings breathtaking

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