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East Melbourne, Australia

Captain Cook's Cottage

The 18th-century home was disassembled into 253 cases and brought all the way from the other side of the world.
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.
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

Marionette Fob Watch

Every hour a secret compartment drops from this giant pocket watch, revealing a lovely surprise.
East Melbourne, Australia

Fairies Tree

A whimsical menagerie of creatures carved into a 300-year-old tree trunk.
Melbourne, Australia

Princess Theatre

One of the oldest theaters in Australia, it's also said to be haunted by a performer who died on stage.
Clifton Hill, Australia

Clifton Hill Shot Tower

The largest shot tower in Australia is a unique reminder of industrial ammunitions history.
Deniliquin, Australia

Deni Ute Muster

The world's largest gathering of flatbed coupes can be found annually at this rural festival in New South Wales.
Canberra, Australia

Phar Lap's Heart

The gigantic preserved heart of a champion racehorse.
Melbourne, Australia

Phar Lap

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

Box Hill Brick Works

A local landmark that has become a hub of graffiti and urban exploration.
Melbourne, Australia

Coop's Shot Tower

This historic Melbourne bullet factory is fully encased in a massive glass and steel cone.
Port Campbell, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

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

Penguin Parade At Phillip Island

An unphotographable nightly march of tens of thousands of "fairy penguins" from sea to shore.
Young, Australia

Lambing Flat Chinese Tribute Garden

Tribute to the Chinese people of Young and Australia.
East Melbourne, Australia

Fire Services Museum of Victoria

A firefighting museum housed in a historic station whose Lookout Tower watches over Melbourne.
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.
Melbourne, Australia

Ned Kelly's Armour

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

The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek

A friendly monster lurks outside the State Library Victoria.
Parkville, Australia

Elvis Presley Memorial Garden

The King is honored on a continent he never visited by an elaborate grotto.
Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Relics of Australia's convict past, and a modern scene of unimaginable horror.
Eaglehawk Neck, Australia

Eaglehawk Neck Tessellated Pavement

This extraordinary geological oddity resembles human-made pavement.
Arthurs Seat, Australia

The Enchanted Maze Garden

Largest maize maze in the Southern hemisphere built with GPS technology on more than two acres.
Tocumwal, Australia

Big Murray Cod

Fibreglas fish built in 1968 after months of fundraising.