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Brisbane, Australia

'Emblem'

A colorful sculpture of an Australian symbol patrols an otherwise ordinary traffic island.
Brisbane, Australia

Queensland Police Museum

It's home to the taxidermy remains of Peter, the dog who helped convict a murderer.
Manly, Australia

Manly Quarantine Station

The Victoria-era quarantine station for Sydney.
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Banana

One of the first big sculptures anywhere in Australia.
Brisbane, Australia

Streets Beach

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

The Big Prawn

There's nothing shrimpy about the world's largest artificial prawn.
Sydney, Australia

Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is a Heritage-listed island in the middle of Sydney Harbour.
Brisbane, Australia

The Pitch Drop Experiment

Started nearly 100 years ago, this science experiment just keeps on going, ever so slowly.
The Caves, Australia

Capricorn Caves

A wonder of natural limestone formations etched by millions of years of natural interaction between rainfall and rock and air.
Mount Surprise, Australia

Undara Lava Tubes

White cockroaches and other cave species occupy this massive series of lava tubes.
Wentworth Point, Australia

SS Ayrfield

Nature is leading a successful mutiny on this century-old freighter.
Mena Creek, Australia

Paronella Park

A castle hand built by a Spanish dreamer in the Australian tropical jungle.
Sydney, Australia

Trim the Cat

The statue honors an adventurous seafaring cat.
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
Sydney, Australia

Wendy's Secret Garden

Built over an abandoned train yard, this hidden gem is full of winding paths and offers gorgeous views of Sydney Harbour.
Lucerne, Switzerland

Dance of Death Bridge

This historic covered bridge contains a series of macabre paintings that communicate one thing: everyone dies.
Llandudno, Wales

Great Orme Tramway

One of the few surviving street funiculars in the world.
Gwynedd, Wales

Snowdon

The highest peak in Wales is said to be the final resting place of a giant killed by King Arthur.
Gwynedd, Wales

Llechwedd Caverns Trampoline Park

A subterranean playground in an abandoned slate mine.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
Bourton-on-the-Water, England

Dragonfly Maze

Puzzles within puzzles hide a golden treasure in this hedge maze.
Tintagel, England

Merlin’s Cave

It is said the legendary wizard once lived in this sea cave beneath Tintagel Castle.
Tintagel, England

Tintagel Castle

A fantastic castle rumored to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Clare, Ireland

Doolin Cave

This controversial Irish show cave is home to a massive formation known as the Great Stalactite.