Important Updates

*Updated 09/06/2021

Gardens to re-open Wednesday 16 June

The gardens at Rippon Lea Estate will re-open Wednesday 16 June 2021. The gardens will then be open daily, 10am to 4pm. All visitors must adhere to the below conditions of entry.

Please note the mansion remains closed until further notice.

Updated conditions of Entry:

– Must not enter if experiencing any flu-like symptoms (fever, sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, shortness of breath)
– You must register your details with us upon entry by scanning the QR code, please download the Service Victoria app prior to your visit for a smooth check-in process
– Visitors over 12 years old must wear a face mask if indoors
– Observe personal health and hygiene measures, as well as safe social distancing signage and contactless transactions
– Please note that areas may be partially closed off to implement safety protocols, including the Gatehouse Tea Rooms at Rippon Lea Estate 
– Please note due to restrictions Rippon Lea Estate has a capacity of 4000 people. If the capacity is reached you will not be able to enter. 

Please stay at home if any of the following apply:

– You are experiencing any flu-like symptoms (fever, sore throat, runny nose, persistent cough, shortness of breath)
– You have been in close contact with a person who had tested positive for COVID-19
– You (or one of your close contacts) are awaiting the results of a test for COVID-19 

The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) has prepared a COVID Safe Plan to minimise the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission occurring to stakeholders, staff, volunteers, contractors and visitors. This plan is based on a review of risks to operations, both offices, gardens and spaces open to the public. View and download the document here.