Cheap thrills ... the Brambuk Cultural Centre.

The best things in life

With its natural beauty and wealth of attractions, it doesn't cost a fortune to enjoy the Garden State, writes Sandy Guy.

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Tall order ... one of Werribee Zoo's resident giraffes.

Roar emotion

A night in an open zoo provides a wild adventure for Lorna Edwards.

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Werribee Park homestead


Werribee (including Werribee Park and Point Cook)
Part of Melbourne's sprawl famous for the superb Werribee Park
Werribee is a city and suburb which is situated on the Werribee River 31 km south-west of Melbourne, near Port Phillip Bay. The City of Werribee includes Little River, Hoppers Crossing, Laverton (a growing industrial centre) and Point Cook. The latter has a large air force base. Werribee itself is located on a section of the old Princes Highway which has been bypassed by the Princes Freeway. It is now part of the residential/industrial sprawl of the outer Melbourne metropolitan area. Werribee South is a patchwork quilt of market gardens.

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