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Swan Hill, Australia

Pioneer Settlement

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

South Australian Museum

The largest collection of Indigenous Australian artifacts in the world, and the rare museum where wood-and-glass cabinets have trumped interactive exhibits.
Port Campbell, Australia

The Twelve Apostles

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

Coober Pedy

An opal mining town in the middle of Australia where people live, worship, and shop underground.
Dadswells Bridge, Australia

The Giant Koala

Popular tourist destination now stands as a memorial to Sam the koala.
Arumpo, Australia

Mungo National Park

Prehistoric park filled with the fossils of dozens of extinct species including Australian megafauna.
Port Campbell, Australia

Loch Ard Gorge

A clear example of the process of erosion in action.
Broken Hill, Australia

Big Ant

Designed by artist Pro Hart, built elsewhere in 1980.
White Cliffs, Australia

White Cliffs

Australia's first opal field led to a mining rush in the 1890s.
Ghan, Australia

Henbury Meteorites Conservation Park

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

Burning Mountain

6000-year-old coal fire moves one meter per year.
Callanna, Australia

Mutonia Sculpture Park

Lonely industrial sculptures in South Australia created by a mechanic turned artist.
Davenport, Australia

Devil's Marbles

Clusters of huge boulders in the Australian Outback.
Birdsville, Australia

The Birdsville Hotel

A historic hotel on the edge of the Australian outback.
Broken Hill, Australia

Broken Hill Sculpture Symposium

Twelve sculptures designed to make their best showing with the coming or going of the sun.
Melbourne, Australia

Phar Lap

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

Parkes Radio Telescope

Giant dish located in a sheep paddock was primary receiver of Apollo 11 TV transmissions.
Coober Pedy, Australia

Crocodile Harry's Underground Nest & Dugout

This eccentric cave dwelling is bizarre even by the standards of a subterranean town.
Silverton, Australia

Mad Max 2 Museum

This shrine to film's most iconic wasteland wanderer is located in the very outback where the movies were shot.
Davenport, Australia

Wycliffe Well

The UFO capital of Australia is the outback’s answer to Roswell.
Rookwood, Australia

Rookwood Cemetery

The largest necropolis in the Southern Hemisphere.
Parkville, Australia

Elvis Presley Memorial Garden

The King is honored on a continent he never visited by an elaborate grotto.