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Tours of the garden are included in general admission tickets, subject to volunteer guide availability.

Tours are 45 minutes duration and run from 11.00am to 2.00pm

Glen Eira Residents Garden tours are $5 per person, per tour for Glen Eira residents on presentation of a garden entry card.

Garden Tours

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Marvel at the gardens of the magnificent Rippon Lea Estate!

Experience the magnificent gardens of Rippon Lea during our 45 minute tours of the heritage listed Estate.

The garden is complex and covers almost 14 acres, which includes a large lake, extensive shrubberies and flower gardens, an orchard of historically significant fruit varieties, a fernery and many other features of historical, landscape and architectural interest, all forming the setting for the polychrome brick mansion completed in 1868.

The garden is tended by a Head Gardener, staff of five gardeners and a team of volunteers.

Garden Tour Schedule
Garden tours run most days between 11am – 2pm, subject to volunteer guide availability.
Please see our friendly volunteers in the Gatehouse on arrival to find out the next available time for the day.

All tours depart from the Gatehouse

Please note: the tower at the lake is currently closed for repairs and maintenance

Please be advised that from 1st July 2019, new admission prices take affect.
Please see details here.


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