Kids Run Free at Rippon Lea
28 Oct 2012
27 Oct 2013 (dates to be confirmed)
Address: Rippon Lea House and Gardens, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick, Victoria 3185
Phone: 03 8663 7260
TrustKids! is celebrating Children's Week by putting on a big treasure hunt at Rippon Lea House and Gardens. As usual National Trust and TrustKids! Members get in for free, though for one day only they're opening the gates for all children so they all get in for free. So tell your friends and come hunt for treasure at Rippon Lea!
Activities: Four different treasure hunt activities both in the mansion and in the gardens
- The Mansion Bear Hunt
- Creature Catcher Animals
- Creature Catcher Clues
- TrustKids! Geocaching
Plus face painting, BBQ and food stalls, boat rides, a balloonologist and 12 acres of garden to explore.
Avoid the queue by pre-booking your tickets!
Supported by the State Government - Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
Price & booking
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National Trust Member
FREE entry for National Trust Members
Train: The property can be easily accessed by train with a 5 minute walk from Rippon Lea Station. Tram: Route 67, Stop 42 Tram Tracker ID 2042, (to Carnegie) - Tracker Stop ID 1042, (to Melbourne University). Bus: 216 or 219 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.
Car: Parking available locally Mel ref 67 F2.
- Car park
- Toilet facilities for the Disabled
- First aid equipment
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
Kids Run Free will take place on Sunday 28 October as part of Children's Week.
Access to grounds and ground floor of the Mansion.