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Bass, Australia

Giant Earthworm Museum

"The Wonder From Down Under," a worm shaped museum celebrating the endangered Giant Gippsland earthworm.
Sydney, Australia

Eric the Pliosaur

The bones of this aquatic dinosaur turned to opal over the centuries and the beast's remains were almost sold as jewelry.
Hobart, Australia

The Matilda

This simple sailing boat is one of the oldest preserved fishing vessels of its kind in the world.
Hobart, Australia

'Heading South' Statues at Hobart Harbour

Bronze statues honor the brave explorers who passed through this Antarctic gateway.
Portsea, Australia

Cheviot Beach

This Australian beach became famous when Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared from its shores.
Abbotsford, Australia

Abbotsford Convent

This 19th-century convent is now a flourishing 21st-century hub for art.
Bundoora, Australia

Upside-Down Charles La Trobe Statue

This strange portrayal of the state's first lieutenant-governor literally stands on its head.
Adelaide River, Australia

Charlie the Water Buffalo

The taxidermy remains of the mighty beast made famous by a Crocodile Dundee film.
Darwin, Australia

Darwin Oil Storage Tunnels

World War II ended before these tunnels built to protect vital oil from Japanese bombs were ever used.
Desert Springs, Australia

Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Olive’s garden serves up a seemingly endless helping of outback delights.
Cobar, Australia

Big Beer Can

Can of beer on top of a Cobar hotel with a world record.
South Wharf, Australia

Polly Woodside

This historic tall ship traveled 1.5 million miles around the globe, and once did duty as the mythical pirate ship in Peter Pan.
Melbourne, Australia

'Mr. Lizard and Gumnut Baby' Statue

Children's author May Gibbs' beloved stories about the tiny, human-like "Gumnut Babies" are immortalized in bronze.
Geelong, Australia

Geelong Bollards

More than 100 colorful residents stand post in this seaside Australian city.
Melbourne, Australia

Raising the Rattler Pole

Not the result of an accident, hurricane, or aliens, this is an eye-popping tribute to the Melbourne tram.
Tocumwal, Australia

Big Murray Cod

Fibreglas fish built in 1968 after months of fundraising.
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Bunch of Bananas

Roadside display for a popular fruit and vegetable stand.
Clifton Hill, Australia

Clifton Hill Shot Tower

The largest shot tower in Australia is a unique reminder of industrial ammunitions history.
Stockton, Australia

The Nobbys Gunpowder Tunnels

A series of gun powder chambers currently hidden from view within Nobbys Headland in Newcastle, Australia.
Melbourne, Australia

Larry La Trobe Statue

Melbourne's favorite bronze dog.
Young, Australia

Big Cherries

Honoring the annual National Cherry Festival.
East Melbourne, Australia

Fire Services Museum of Victoria

A firefighting museum housed in a historic station whose Lookout Tower watches over Melbourne.
Melbourne, Australia

Marionette Fob Watch

Every hour a secret compartment drops from this giant pocket watch, revealing a lovely surprise.
Taree, Australia

Big Oyster

Homage to the local produce now serves as a car dealer.