Rippon Lea Estate

Rippon Lea Estate

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Elsternwick, Victoria

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192 Hotham Street,

IMPORTANT UPDATES: COVID-19 Following the Government’s announcement regarding the COVID-19 response efforts, all National Trust properties in Victoria, including Rippon Lea Estate are temporarily closed to the public. Rippon Lea Estate will be closed to the public as of 5pm Monday, March 23. All upcoming events have been postponed or cancelled. If you have any questions regarding a booking please email ------ An intact example of 19th century suburban high life, the National Heritage Listed Rippon Lea Estate is like a suburb all to itself, an authentic Victorian mansion amidst 14 acres of breathtaking gardens. Make yourself at home exploring over 20 rooms in the original estate, its sweeping heritage grounds, a picturesque lake and waterfall, an original 19th century fruit orchard and the largest fernery in the Southern Hemisphere. Keep your eyes peeled for the Gruffalo’s latest hideout. Open all year, Rippon Lea Estate is Victoria’s grandest backyard. Please note from Monday 24 February to Friday 20 March the Mansion will be closed for the installation of the Miss Fisher and The Crypt of Tears Exhibition. This exhibition is open from Friday 20 March until Sunday 19 July and is presented inside the mansion. Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears Exhibition: 20 March - 19 July. Phryne returns with an exhibition filled with glamour, romance and adventure....

Entry Cost

$12 to $15

$15 Adult $12 Concession $9 Children (5-15 years) $40 Family (two adults and two children) Free admission for National Trust members. Guided tours of the house and gardens run throughout the day from 10:30am to 3:00pm subject to volunteer availability.

Product Types

  • Galleries, Museums and Collections
  • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations
  • Natural Attractions
  • Parks and Gardens


  • National Trust

Facilities found here

  • Coach Parking
  • Enquiry Desk
  • Family Friendly
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Non Smoking
  • Parents Room
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop

Special Needs and Access

  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

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