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Werribee River Park

Cocoroc | Geelong Road onto New Farm Road, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
+61 3 9742 3068
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An appalling Cafe set in beautifu gardens

On Sunday October 15 I was visiting my sister in Werribee. She suggested we go for a walk in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Graham K
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Sydney, Australia
Like stepping back in time!

As guests at the Mansion Hotel, we had access to the historic old house and it's wonderful gardens... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
garycorrie
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Melbourne, Australia
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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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“rose garden” (44 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cocoroc | Geelong Road onto New Farm Road, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Sunday October 15 I was visiting my sister in Werribee. She suggested we go for a walk in the Werribee Park Mansion Garden ;eventually finishing up in the café. While my sister sat at one the many dirty tables available I queued for the...More

Thank Graham K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As guests at the Mansion Hotel, we had access to the historic old house and it's wonderful gardens. It really is like stepping back in time ; and it's easy to imagine life here 150 years ago. Grab a coffee and cake and pretend you're...More

Thank garycorrie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited werribee river park mansion on a sunny day. I don't know how many rooms are there But the building is awesome. The standard of living of people in late 1800 is not much to what we have now. The place gives you a...More

Thank jimchacko
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A great garden to enjoy a picnic or relax. Recommend checking out the grotto which lies beneath the stone stair case. A historical find and adjacent to the nice lake with some wetland wildlife.

Thank Ray780
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Werribee River Park is really the grounds enclosing Werribee Mansion, about an hour drive from Melbourne. Plenty of parking and there are other attractions nearby so you can easily spend a day in this area. The Mansion is the highlight -- even without the hotel...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

It is a fantastic place to visit the house is a modest 60 rooms. you hire an audio guide and as you walk to each room you put in the number of that room it tells you all about the room and the furniture. The...More

Thank garrybrown2908
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The Werribee Park gives me the feeling that I'm stepping into the past and history of Werribee. The Mansión is surrounded by immense gardens of long standing trees that provide perfect spots for picnics, meditation or just sitting and admiring the views. The grounds are...More

Thank lili c
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Located in Werribee Park next to the Rose Garden. Ample parking. A wonderful house, A Mansion with surrounding well maintained garden and landscapes. Confusing entry fees to see the mansion. Adults 9.80 $, Child 7.40 $, Family 31.40 $. So if your family has one...More

Thank Lamindu
Reviewed 11 June 2017

You would think you were in England and not just down the road from Melbourne. The gardens and house are set in time and you almost think you are in a movie as the displays have been looked after and restored to a very high...More

Thank Cjbk
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We walked from the Werribee Mansion hotel via the river and orchard, then past the farm and onto the well maintained track which led to a bridge over the Werribee river. Very nice trees along the way, easy walk. Once over the river we walked...More

Thank JanetVal2017
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Yes,they do
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Response from buglesChchNewZealand | Reviewed this property |
hi the safari is about 90 mins and really worth the time to do it. we really enjoyed it. you will too.
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