Australia has a lot of big ‘things’; landmarks of animals, produce or other things that define the town, city or region. Many visitors passing through will stop for a photo, and rightly so it’s pretty cool. Here are some of the big things to see around Australia. 


1. The Big Mango, Bowen

2. The Big Barramundi, Normanton

3. The Big Pineapple, Woombye

4. The Big Cane Toad, Sarina

5. The Big Captain Cook, Cairns

6. The Big Cassowary, Mission Beach

7. The Big Mudcrab, Cardwell

8. The Big Crocodile, Normanton

9. The Big Dinosaur, Ballandean

10. The Big Easel, Emerald

11. The Big Gumboot, Tully

12. The Big Barrel, Bundaberg

13. The Big Melon, Chinchilla

14. The Big Pelican, Noosaville

15. The Big Pie, Yatala

16. The Big Red Elephant, Hatton Vale

17. The Big Whale, Kinka Beach

18. William The Wombat, Thallon

New South Wales

19. The Big Banana, Coffs Harbour

20. The Big Prawn, Ballina 

21. The Big Golden Guitar, Tamworth

22. The Big Merino, Goulburn

23. Ploddy The Dinosaur, Somersby

24. The Big Ant, Broken Hill

25. The Big Bench, Broken Hill

26. The Big Bicycle, Chullora

27. The Big Chook, Moonbi

28. The Big Apple, Batlow

29. The Big Avocado, Duranbah

30. The Big Kookaburra, Kurri Kurri

31. The Big Blue Heeler, Muswellbrook

32. The Big Trout, Adaminaby

33. The Big Murray Cod, Tocumwal


34. The Big Ned Kelly, Glenrowan

35. The Big Strawberry, Koonoomoo

36. The Big Cows, Newhaven

37. The Big Dead Fish, Fish Creek

38. The Big Koala, Cowes

39. The Giant Koala, Dadswells Bridge

40. The Big Pheasant, Tynong

41. The Big Cigar, Churchill

42. The Big Wave, Newhaven

43. The Big Purse, Melbourne

44. The Giant Pocket Watch, Melbourne


45. The Big Penguin, Penguin

46. The Big Platypus, Latrobe

47. The Big Tasmanian Devil, Mole Creek

South Australia

48. The Big Lobster, Kingston SE

49. The Big Bob-tail Lizard, Port Lincoln

50. The Big Cockroach, Port Wakefield

51. The Big Dice, Barrier Highway

52. The Big Galah, Kimba

53. The Big Rocking Horse, Gumeracha

54. The Big Scotsman, Adelaide

55. The Big Ant, Poochera

Western Australia

56. The Big Bobtail, Kalamunda

57. The Big Mushroom, Balingup

58. The Giant Ram, Wagin

59. World’s Tallest Bin, Kalgoorlie

60. The Leeuwin Way Whale, Eucla

61. The Big Wheelbarrow, Port Hedland

Northern Territory

62. The Big Dinosaur, Yarrawonga

63. The Big Hand, Alice Springs

64. The Big Turtle, Lyons

65. The Big Boxing Crocodile, Humpty Doo

Feature image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland.

How many big things have you seen?