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.
Rippon Lea's Opening Hours:.
Throughout June Rippon Lea will be open from 10am - 4pm every day. During July and August Rippon Lea operates Winter Trading hours, and will be open Thursday - Sunday from 10am until 4pm, with the last house tour leaving at 2.30pm and the last entry to the gardens at 3:30pm
Access to the house is by guided tour only. The last house tour usually departs at 2.30pm. Bookings are essential for groups, functions, photography and filming.
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, visit www.nattrust.com.au
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).
To download a map or get directions to Rippon Lea House & Gardens, visit www.whereis.com.au
Access to the house is by guided tour only. Tour groups are limited to a maximum of 15 people. For groups and bus tours, please contact the property to book a tour.