Walk the Gruffalo Trail at Rippon Lea Estate
Look who’s hiding at Rippon Lea Estate. This Spring The Gruffalo is setting his paw prints about the 14-acre estate just East of Melbourne. If your kids love the best-selling book then they will fall in love with The Gruffalo Trail where they can go Gruffalo spotting and come face to face with the much-loved characters of the book while getting close to nature.
Watch The Gruffalo come to life
“A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse, and the mouse looked good” …. Sound familiar? Celebrating it’s 20th anniversary, The Gruffalo picture book has sold more than 13.5 million copies worldwide and children will continue to enjoy this best-seller for years to come.
Now it is time to watch these famous characters come to life in an interactive nature walk at Rippin Lea Estate to celebrate this huge milestone. Journey through winding paths and gardens into a deep dark wood, and spot your favourite characters using the new augmented reality app.
Download to Play
Prior to your visit to Rippon Lea Estate make sure to download The Gruffalo Spotter app, simply:
- Open the App Store or Google Play. The Gruffalo Spotter AUS app is free for both iOS and Android users based in Australia
- Search ‘Gruffalo Spotter AUS’
- Tap the app to open
- Click the get/install button
- Open the app and start the trail at Rippon Lea Estate Look for the markers along the way to bring the characters to life.
There are 5 markers to activate Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake and The Gruffalo. Jump behind or beside the marker to snap a photo. Don’t forget to save your photos before deleting the app. Then, share your favourite pics with us using #GruffaloSpotter #NationalTrustVic
Daily from November 4th 10am
Rippon Lea Estate 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick
Child (4-15 years): $9
Family (2 adults & 2 children): $40 National
Kids Activities Melbourne
The Gruffalo Trail at the Rippon Lea Estate is sure to be a hit with the kids in Melbourne this Spring and beyond.
If you are looking for more kids activities in Melbourne make sure to check out our main post: MELBOURNE WITH KIDS. Follow Mum’s Little Explorers on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM for more inspiration on what to see and do in Melbourne with kids.