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Christchurch, New Zealand

Re:START Mall

After the devastating 2011 earthquake, historic Christchurch begins to recover, starting with the pop-up Re:START mall.
Cape Reinga, New Zealand

Te Paki Sand Dunes

Mounds of fine golden sand that can rise nearly 500 feet tall.
Whangamōmona, New Zealand

Forgotten World Highway

This remote highway took over 50 years to build.
Island Cliff, New Zealand

Elephant Rocks

It took millions of years for these rocks to resemble their mammalian counterparts.
Coromandel, New Zealand

Driving Creek Railway

This incredible narrow-gauge mountain railway was created by a ceramic artist.
Kawakawa, New Zealand

Hundertwasser Toilets

Modern art meets modern convenience in possibly the world's most architecturally important public bathroom.
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Major tourist destination known for its bubbling mud-pools and hot thermal springs.
Ballandean, Australia

Ballandean Pyramid

A huge stone pyramid built for fun.
Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Australia

Heard and McDonald Islands

Australia's only active volcanoes and highest peak are located on these remote islands thousands of miles away from the mainland.
Williamstown, Australia

Titanic Theatre Restaurant

Enjoy all the trappings from 1912 aboard this Titanic-themed restaurant.
Swan Hill, Australia

Pioneer Settlement

Australia's first open air museum and antique 3D theater.
Ghan, Australia

Henbury Meteorites Conservation Park

Curious crater remnants in the middle of the Australian outback.
Duranbah, Australia

Big Avocado

Giant fruit signaling the entrance to a tropical paradise.
Glenside, Australia

Z Ward

A perfectly preserved abandoned criminal asylum in South Australia.
Opalton, Australia

Lark Quarry Dinosaur Trackways

These tracks are believed to be from a panicked dinosaur stampede.
Callanna, Australia

Marree Man

Not a single witness can attest to the creation of the world's largest geoglyph.
Sydney, Australia

Trim the Cat

The statue honors an adventurous seafaring cat.
Townsville, Australia

Museum of Underwater Art

A series of sculptures beneath the waves promote ocean conservation and support coral reefs.
Australia

Macquarie Island

One of the only places where Earth’s mantle lies above water.
Arthurs Seat, Australia

The Enchanted Maze Garden

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

Purikura Photoland

People can't get enough of these adorable Japanese photobooths.