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William Ricketts Sanctuary

William Ricketts Sanctuary Review

Fern gardens, moss-covered rocks, waterfalls, towering mountain ash, and kiln-fired sculptures of Aborigines and Australian native animals fill this 4-acre property on Mt. Dandenong. William Ricketts, who established the sanctuary in the 1930s, meant it to stand as an embodiment of his philosophy: that people must act as custodians of the natural environment as Australia's Aborigines have for many millennia.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1402 Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd., Mt. Dandenong, VIC
  • Phone: 131–963 Parks Victoria
  • Hours: Daily 10–4:30
  • Website:
  • Location: The Dandenong Ranges
Updated: 01-15-2014

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