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South Island, New Zealand

Franz Josef Glacier

The glacier tucked within a New Zealand rainforest.
Koror, Palau

Jellyfish Lake

An isolated dive site teeming with cnidarians.
Mengwi, Indonesia

Ogoh-Ogoh Museum

Giant effigies of Bali's demons and monsters.
Noumea, New Caledonia

Jean Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center

Marvel of green building techniques that sings with the wind.
Solomon Islands

The World Discoverer

The ship that got left behind.
Nouméa, New Caledonia

Parc Zoologique et Forestier Michel Corbasson (Zoological and Forest Park)

The best place to encounter plants and animals that can only be found in New Caledonia.
Panueli, Solomon Islands

Egg Fields of Savo Island

Megapodes incubate their eggs using the heat of an active volcano on this Pacific isle.
Abang, Indonesia

Tirta Gangga Water Palace

Sacred waters rescued from the wrath of a volcano.
North Fremantle, Australia

Dingo Flour Sign

Visible from both land and sea.
Derby, Australia

Derby Boab 'Prison Tree'

Critics argue this boab tree has been mislabeled for the sake of dark tourism, undermining its spiritual significance.
Varley, Australia

Rabbit Cemetery

A unique memorial to the bunnies who died because of Australia's historic Rabbit Proof Fence.
Lord Howe Island, Australia

Lord Howe Island's Time

In a strange timezone anomaly, Daylight Saving Time here sets the clocks forward just 30 minutes.
Davenport, Australia

Devil's Marbles

Clusters of huge boulders in the Australian Outback.
Woombye, Australia

The Big Pineapple

A giant Australian fruit and tropical farm.
Brisbane, Australia

Streets Beach

Brisbane's manmade urban beach has enough water to fill five Olympic-sized swimming pools.
Brisbane, Australia

The Pitch Drop Experiment

Begun over 80 years ago, this science experiment keeps on going, ever so slowly.
Main Beach, Australia

Southport Cable Hut

The Australian terminal of the Pacific Cable that linked the continent to North America.
Black Rock, Australia

HMVS Cerberus

Australia's only intact colonial warship never saw action before being turned into a scenic wreck.
Arumpo, Australia

Mungo National Park

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

Mailbox Art Space

Tiny artwork tucked within glass letterboxes form this hidden gem of an art gallery.
Melbourne, Australia

'Mr. Lizard and Gumnut Baby' Statue

Children's author May Gibbs' beloved stories about the tiny, human-like "Gumnut Babies" are immortalized in bronze.
Bundoora, Australia

Upside-Down Charles La Trobe Statue

This strange portrayal of the state's first lieutenant-governor literally stands on its head.
Red Rock, Australia

Gnome Holm

In this Red Rock forest, a small enclave plays host to a collection of wacky figurines.
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Banana

One of the first big sculptures anywhere in Australia.