Standing an impressive six metres above the town of Glenrowan in Victoria is a larger than life statue of the infamous outlaw, Ned Kelly. The
The Big Banana is located in the coastal city of Coffs Harbour, on the NSW east coast. It was one of the first “Big Things” built in Australia back in 1964. The region was well known for its banana plantations, so it was only natural for the Big Banana to be set amongst a local banana plantation and feature a walk-through banana.
In the town of Kingston SE, which is in the beautiful state of South Australia, there stands a 17-meter-tall Lobster statue. You would think a small town such as Kingston SE would have their statue of choice be a historical monument or based on a historical person related to the town’s history. However, this particular tourist attraction features a giant red crustacean, also known as ‘the Big Lobster’.
Picture the scene: you’re driving across Australia, making your way around some of the most incredible scenery the world has to offer. There are flora
At nearly thirty years old, the Big Galah in Kimba, South Australia is an incredibly big statement piece and an even bigger tourist attraction! It sits at the ever so beautiful ‘Halfway Across Australia Tourist Shop’ and is a well-known ‘Big Thing’ of Australia. This gorgeous Big Galah was built in 1993, which means it has been around long enough to gather quite a reputation around Australia.
A trip to Australia is not complete without visiting the Big Mango site in Bowen. The international feature attracts tourists all over the world to experience the delicious taste of mangoes. If you want to know the fun facts about the Big Mango that will make you yarn to have a visit to Bowen, here is a couple of them.
If you’re new to Australia or if you’re visiting on holiday, one thing you might notice about the land down under is that everything is bigger.
The spiders are bigger, the bottles of sunscreen are bigger, even the roads are bigger. And if you’ve ever travelled Australia’s vast roads, you’ll soon notice an intriguing trend of quirky tourist attractions known simply as “big things”.