Ploddy The Dinosaur: Australia’s Most Famous Diplodocus
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Ploddy The Dinosaur: Australia’s Most Famous Diplodocus

Ploddy The Dinosaur is believed to be among the first Big Things of Australia. We all know dinosaurs are extinct, so if you’re hearing about Ploddy for the first time, it’s not a living thing. What is Ploddy The Dinosaur? This is a large female diplodocus structure found in the Australian Reptile Park in Somersby,…

The Big Golden Guitar in Tamworth, NSW
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The Big Golden Guitar in Tamworth, NSW

Most Big Things in Australia are either based on fruits, humans, or animals, and that’s what makes the Big Golden Guitar special. This famous giant guitar sculpture is also one of the most photographed Big Things of Australia. In this blog, you will learn more about the history of the Big Golden Guitar, its location,…

The Big Strawberry: The Sweetest Of All Big Things In Australia
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The Big Strawberry: The Sweetest Of All Big Things In Australia

A road trip to Victoria is not complete without stopping by the Big Strawberry at Koonoomoo. This gigantic strawberry icon is one of the most photographed big things in Australia, and also among the most exciting to visit. If you are planning a trip to see this famous structure, here are some interesting facts that…

The Big Banana
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The Big Banana

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.

Everything You Need to Know About Australia’s Big Thing – ‘The Big Bogan’
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Everything You Need to Know About Australia’s Big Thing – ‘The Big Bogan’

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 and fauna like nothing you’ve ever seen when, in the distance, something looms large. You wonder what it could be. A deformed tree? A kangaroo gone supersize? A joke? As…