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One of many cases of butterflies at the Daintree Entomological Museum.
Diwan, Australia

Daintree Entomological Museum

Australia's largest collection of rare and bizarre insects.
-16.1744, 145.4151
The SS Ayerfield
Sydney, Australia

SS Ayerfield

Nature is leading a successful mutiny on this century-old freighter
-33.8489, 151.0677
(Greg Duncan)
Derwent Bridge, Australia

The Wall In The Wilderness

Carved panels tell the complete history of the harsh Central Highlands region
-42.1224, 146.2483
The Big Playable Guitar in Narrandera, New South Wales, Australia. (Creative Commons)
Narrandera, Australia

Big Playable Guitar

Record-holding guitar meant to promote country
-34.7418, 146.5780
Ned Kellys Armour
Melbourne, Australia

Ned Kelly's Armour

The bullet-banged DIY suit of armour belonging to Australia’s most famous outlaw.
-37.8098, 144.9652
Gog and Magog and Gaunt's Clock
Melbourne, Australia

Gog and Magog

These mythological giants take time out of their busy day guarding a Victorian market to let you know what time it is.
-37.8147, 144.9635
Clifton Hill shot tower.
Clifton Hill, Australia

Clifton Hill Shot Tower

The largest shot tower in Australia is a unique reminder of industrial ammunitions history.
-37.7942, 144.9906
Yellow Brick Road Maze
Promised Land, Australia

Tasmazia and the Village of Lower Crackpot

A huge maze complex and whimsical miniature village in Tasmania.
-41.4278, 146.2042
Eucalyptus regnans surrounding the Styx River. (Wikimedia Commons)
Styx, Australia

Styx Valley Forest

Rainforest filled with record-holding eucalyptus
-42.8110, 146.6739
Nullarbor Links
Border Village, Australia

Nullarbor Links

The holes in the world's longest golf course are in a series of different towns
-31.6111, 129.7202
Heidelberg Tun
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg Tun

Sitting in the basement of a castle, the largest wine barrel in the world is bigger than most apartments
49.4106, 8.7153
The Taroona Shot Tower.
Taroona, Australia

Taroona Shot Tower

The world's tallest shot tower—maybe.
-42.9545, 147.3439
The Burra Homestead
Burra, Australia

The Burra Homestead

A small Australian farmhouse became an international icon after appearing on a Midnight Oil album cover
-33.6827, 138.9380
The Big Cheese in Bodalla, New South Wales, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)
Bodalla, Australia

Big Cheese

Giant wheel of cheese marks a dairying village
-36.0821, 150.0494
Spotswood Pumping Station
Spotswood, Australia

Spotswood Pumping Station

A youth-centric science center hides an industrial triumph
-37.8315, 144.8927
Big Murray Cod in Tocumwal, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)
Tocumwal, Australia

Big Murray Cod

Fibreglas fish built in 1968 after months of fundraising
-35.8109, 145.5620
Big Cherries in Young, New South Wales, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)
Young, Australia

Big Cherries

Honoring the annual National Cherry Festival
-34.3310, 148.2534
Big Miner's Lamp in Lithgow, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)
Bowenfels, Australia

Big Miner's Lamp

Giant lamp houses the tourism information center
-33.4780, 150.1357
Big Golden Guitar in Tamworth, Australia.
Hillvue, Australia

Big Golden Guitar

Monument that stands 40 feet and weighs 1,000 pounds
-31.1298, 150.9208
Sydney, Australia

Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is a Heritage-listed island in the middle of Sydney Harbour.
-33.8471, 151.1716
Big Merino in Goulburn, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)
Goulburn, Australia

Big Merino

Three-story concrete ram with a permanent gift shop
-34.7737, 149.6914
Gumeracha, Australia

The Toy Factory

A Giant Rocking Horse in Adelaide, Australia
-34.8467, 138.8925
Larry the Lobster - and an idea of his scale (size & color)
Kingston SE, Australia

Larry The Red Big Lobster

A massive metal lobster welcomes tourists to a roadside restaurant
-36.8213, 139.8642
Cow up a Tree, Australian history and humor
Docklands, Australia

Cow up a Tree

This piece of Australian modern art is part joke and part history
-37.8171, 144.9453