William Ricketts Sanctuary, Mount Dandenong

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  • October 3, 2017
    This is a unique place to visit and needs a bit of time to appreciate everything the little house where you can watch 2 movies to catch up with the history of the garden and his owner. Very interestin...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    The sculptures here are thought-provoking and are nestled into their surroundings beautifully. It's also lovely just walking through the forest setting enjoying nature. It's now free to visit which is...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    This park is a wonderful experience of the late William Rickets spiritual connection between space and indigenous culture. The sculptures are magnificent in detail and have melded into the bushland se...  more »
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  • April 23, 2017
    Magical place full with works by Australian sculptor William Ricketts. Entry is free with a donation box situated near the entrance. The ceramics are primarily of an indigenous and spiritual nature. The fired ceramic pieces sit mostly outdoors moulded onto huge rocks surrounded by native bush. A 45 minutes walk around the undulating (and steep in places) pathways, it is easy to spend a few hours. Good audio and audio visual information is present. Hugely interesting for all ages.
  • May 11, 2017
    William Ricketts is a nice stop for a bit of sight seeing. It's relatively small so it doesn't take much time at all to go through and see the different carvings and beautiful foliage. We did see a few native birds which was cool as well. Worth a stop if you're in that area. Yes, the parking lot is across the street, down a hill, and could be a bit strenuous for some, but otherwise a nice stop...And hey! it's FREE. So don't forget to leave a little donation in the box on your way out.
  • September 10, 2017
    A place full of wonder and mystery! This ineradicable place is small and no need more time to spend here, suitable for a quick visit
  • September 10, 2017
    Beautiful clay statues intertwined within lush forrestry. Make sure you watch the documentary of William Ricketts to learn about his motivations.
  • September 2, 2017
    I learnt a lot after wandering through this small yet amazing Gallery. Very historic and a real eye opener. The artwork was exceptional and would highly recommend. We headed to Olinda Falls afterwards. Beautiful spot

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