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The Taroona Shot Tower.
Taroona, Australia

Taroona Shot Tower

The world's tallest shot tower—maybe.
-42.9545, 147.3439
Big Mosquito in Hexham, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)
Hexham, Australia

Big Mosquito

Modeled after the big, ferocious Hexham Grey mosquito.
-32.8333, 151.6899
The Burra Homestead
Burra, Australia

The Burra Homestead

A small Australian farmhouse became an international icon after appearing on a Midnight Oil album cover.
-33.6400, 138.9078
Climbing Shot Tower
Taroona, Australia

Joseph Moir's Shot Tower

For a century, the tallest building in Tasmania was a tower built to manufacture ammunition.
-42.9580, 147.3374
Gumeracha, Australia

The Toy Factory

A Giant Rocking Horse in Adelaide, Australia.
-34.8467, 138.8925
Barnacle's penis (fully extended)
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.
-34.9208, 138.6031
A stromatolite in Nettle Cave
Jenolan, Australia

Nettle Cave Tour in Klingon

The first tourist attraction to offer tours for interstellar tourists.
-33.8235, 150.0216
Three Sisters
Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.
-33.7150, 150.3114
Ansons Bay, Australia

Bay of Fires

Aqua white sand highlighted with fiery red rocks.
-41.1295, 148.2845
Port Arthur Penitentiary
Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Relics of Australia's convict past, and a modern scene of unimaginable horror.
-43.1471, 147.8426
Entryway to Sanctuary
Mount Dandenong, Australia

William Ricketts Sanctuary

A collection of outdoor mystical statues paying homage to indigenous Australians and ecological stewardship.
-37.8334, 145.3555
Eaglehawk Neck, Australia

Eaglehawk Neck Tessellated Pavement

Extraordinary geology resembles man made pavement.
-43.0143, 147.9247