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Giant Koala

| Western Highway in the Grampians, between Melbourne and Adelaide, Dadswells Bridge, Victoria, Australia
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So bad, it is worth a photo

There's a giant koala - who knew? We saw this as we drove along the highway and just had to stop... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
ActRegular_traveller
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Canberra, Australia
creepy koala

Good place to stop if the kids are making trouble in the car. Tell them the creepy koala will get... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
gds199
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Sydney, Australia
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18 May 2018
“So bad, it is worth a photo”
13 Mar 2018
“The Big Koala”
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| Western Highway in the Grampians, between Melbourne and Adelaide, Dadswells Bridge, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

There's a giant koala - who knew? We saw this as we drove along the highway and just had to stop for a photo. It really isn't a very good resemblance to a koala, but it is big! We had a cup of tea in...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Good place to stop if the kids are making trouble in the car. Tell them the creepy koala will get them! Otherwise not worth stopping.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

The Big Koala has amazing potential but just misses the mark in relation to a tourist attraction. This site is great for taking a selfie to show that you have been there, but I don't think this site gets a lot of through traffic. Shop...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

While travelling on the Western Highway towards Horsham , you will travel through Dadswells Bridge, where stands Sam “the Giant Koala” he stands 14 meters tall. It really is a must, to stop and take a couple of photos, to add to your photos of...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I do love visiting many a country 'big thing' here in Australia, and the Giant Koala was a sight I wanted to drop into so as to cross it off my list of visited places (alongside the Big Banana, the Big Lobster, the Bog Strawberry...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

It’s worth stopping and getting a pic but other than a tired looking tuck shop there is nothing much else there, souvenir shop was almost empty which was a bit disappointing.

Thank NY4DM
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Looks like a try hard attempt at attracting tourists to an otherwise nothing stop. Koala is hideous and in need of much repair.

Thank Nonapama
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Only good for a photo opportunity, kids free, adults $5, I stayed outside let the kids go upstairs, they were back in 2 minutes, said there were old bikes and old fish tanks. Boring!

Thank Nathan M
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Our children had all been here at some point with their schools, so we went for the drive and found it. Stopped for photo and lunch. Cafe serves your basic roadhouse style food. There is a petting zoo out back which is good for children....More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

driven past the giant koala hundreds of times so i’m a bit blasé about it. but worth a look just to get picture with giant koala. had a nice petting zoo inside and out back

Thank JohnG3121
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