If you are in need of some soothing green therapy and a unique Instagram spot, you should visit the William Rickett’s Sanctuary at the Mount Dandenong ranges.
Formerly the home of a sculptor and an art gallery in the heart of nature, visitors could appreciate various sculptures depicting the aboriginal people in a lush forest setting. The sculptures and the forest seem to be embodied as one that the entire walk felt surreal and a tad haunting at times.
There are a total of 92 clay sculptures which highlighted the essence of the Aboriginal culture and spirituality. This is a good stop to explore and admire the Dandenongs, especially after a train ride on the Puffy Billy.
There is no entry fee to the William Rickett’s Sanctuary, which is best accessed via driving.
William Rickett’s Sanctuary:
1402 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road
Mount Dandenong VIC 3767