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The Dandenong Ranges Sights

William Ricketts Sanctuary

  • 1402 Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd. Map It
  • Mt. Dandenong
  • Garden/Arboretum
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 01/15/2014

Fodor's 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.

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1402 Mt. Dandenong Tourist Rd., Mt. Dandenong, Victoria, Australia

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/131–963-Parks Victoria

Sight Details:

  • Daily 10–4:30

Updated 01/15/2014


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