Planning your visit
Rippon Lea House & Gardens is located approximately 7kms from Melbourne’s CBD, in the bayside suburb of Elsternwick.
The property address is 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick.
Parking is available locally - there is no onsite parking or vehicle access during the exhibition. We highly recommend using public transport. See detailed directions here.
Rippon Lea's Opening Hours:.
From September to April, Rippon Lea House & Gardens will be open daily from 10am to 5pm, with the last house entry at 3.30pm and last entry to the gardens at 4:30pm.
House & Garden - Adult: $15, Concession: $12, Child (15 years & under): $9, Family (2 adults + up to 2 children): $35.
Garden Only - Adult: $10, Concession: $7, Child (15 years & under): $4, Family (2 adults + up to 2 children): $20.00.
For groups of more than twelve people please contact us to make a booking on (03) 9523 6095
Entry for National Trust members is free. To enquire about membership please click here.
When planning your visit, Rippon Lea offers the following facilities and features: Guided tours, Nature walks, Gardens of special interest, Gift and coffee shop, Picnic areas, Functions & Education services, Wedding receptions, Ceremonies and photo locations, Activities suitable for less active visitors.
The property can be easily accessed by train with a 5 minute walk from Rippon Lea Station.
Catch Tram Route 67, Stop 42 Tram Tracker ID 2042, (to Carnegie) - Tracker Stop ID 1042, (to Melbourne University) tramTRACKER: For real-time tram information visit: yarratrams.com.au
The 216 or 219 Bus departs from Queen Street in the City on the south east corner of Queen and Collins Streets. Depending on traffic the journey takes 30 - 45 minutes. There is a stop directly outside Rippon Lea Estate. Ask the driver to set you down at the first stop after Glen Eira Road.
Alternatively parking is available locally should you wish to drive (Mel ref 67 F2)- please note that there is no onsite parking.
Should you have mobility issues where offsite parking is problematic please call the duty supervisor 9523 6095 to arrange suitable access. To accommodate requests we prefer 24 hours notice.
To download a map or get directions to Rippon Lea House & Gardens, visit www.whereis.com.au
For groups and bus tours, please contact the property to book your visit.