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Black Range, Australia

Bunjil's Shelter

This ancient rock shelter features cave art and is one of the most culturally important sites in the country.
Robe, Australia

Robe Chinese Monument

A simple tribute to the migrant workers who landed here before walking hundreds of miles to Victoria's gold mines.
Red Cliffs, Australia

Big Lizzie

One of the world's largest tractors was built to replace camel caravans.
Broken Hill, Australia

Big Ant

Designed by artist Pro Hart, built elsewhere in 1980.
Brim, Australia

Brim Silo Murals

These giant grain silo portraits capture elements of rural life in Australia.
White Cliffs, Australia

White Cliffs

Australia's first opal field led to a mining rush in the 1890s.
South Wharf, Australia

Polly Woodside

This historic tall ship traveled 1.5 million miles around the globe, and once did duty as the mythical pirate ship in Peter Pan.
Melbourne, Australia

Phar Lap

Taxidermy of the racing horse with a huge heart, who inspired hope in the Depression.
Swan Hill, Australia

Pioneer Settlement

Australia's first open air museum and antique 3D theater.
Kingston SE, Australia

Larry The Red Big Lobster

A massive metal lobster welcomes tourists to a roadside restaurant.
Melbourne, Australia

Ned Kelly's Armour

The bullet-banged DIY suit of armour belonging to Australia’s most famous outlaw.
Dadswells Bridge, Australia

The Giant Koala

Popular tourist destination now stands as a memorial to Sam the koala.
Melbourne, Australia

Old Melbourne Gaol

Once housing children next to hardened criminals this historic jail once displayed Ned Kelly's skull until it was stolen.
Woombye, Australia

The Big Pineapple

A giant Australian fruit and tropical farm.
Mount Gambier, Australia

Umpherston Sinkhole

An incredible garden taking over the interior of a massive sinkhole.
Princetown, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

Nine limestone rock stacks on Australia's "Shipwreck Coast."
Arumpo, Australia

Mungo National Park

Prehistoric park filled with the fossils of dozens of extinct species including Australian megafauna.
Bowen, Australia

The Big Mango

One of Australia's famed "Big Things," this giant fruit was once stolen as part of a publicity stunt.
Tombstone, Arizona

The Bird Cage Theater

An old saloon in the West filled with history, and according to some, a few dozen ghosts.