William Ricketts Sanctuary

National Parks and Reserves

Situated in a ferny glade in the Dandenong Ranges, William Ricketts Sanctuary is a place of beauty and tranquillity, due both to the natural setting and the mystical sculptures of Aboriginal figures half hidden among ferns along the pathways. It is a place for quiet reflection and to enjoy the natural forests of the Dandenong Ranges. Many travel across the world to visit this place time and time again.

Make the most of your day with a picnic nearby in the Alfred Nicholas Garden or Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden.

Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.

Facilities

Carpark

Nearby Things to Do

View All
TTS Winter

Tall Trees Studio

Olinda, Yarra Ranges

All smiles for this beginner's stand up paddle boarding group lesson

SUP Yarra Valley

Lilydale, Yarra Ranges

Alfred Nicholas Gardens

Alfred Nicholas Gardens

Sherbrooke, Yarra Ranges

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden. Credit: Parks Victoria

Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden

Olinda, Yarra Ranges

Mount Dandenong Arboretum

Mount Dandenong Arboretum

Mount Dandenong, Yarra Ranges

Warratina Lavender Farm

Warratina Lavender Farm

Wandin North, Yarra Ranges

Contact Us