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Raw Prawn

Not much to see it’s just a big prawn but it has only recently been renovated so it looks good. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dominique L
Brisbane Region, Australia
via mobile
It's big, and it's a prawn.

I was contacted by American friends a month or so ago. They were flying into Melbourne and out of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John N
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
507 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6618 5600
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great to see the Big Prawn is still in Ballina just a bit strange that it is in the Bunnings Car park

Thank nerts2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yes the big Prawn is well made and very photogenic up there on it’s big stilts but that is as good as it gets. In days long gone you used to be able to go inside the prone and look out it’s eyes. But now,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this icon on my way into Ballina and thought it might be nice to have some fresh seafood. Little did I realise that later that day I would win a seafood tray raffle. Brilliant

Thank bigdenw
Reviewed 1 week ago

While oddly located, this is definitely one of the biggest big things around. A very life like prawn that has to be seen to be believed.

Thank James F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the road trippers, stopping by the Big Prawn is generally on the must do list. Located at Bunnings it is easy to find and finding a park even easier, however it is quite unsafe walking through the car park to take a touristy photo...More

Thank jhiemdk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t miss the Big Prawn as you pull into Ballina. Ballina is known for the Big Prawn. It’s pretty impressive!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to see it’s just a big prawn but it has only recently been renovated so it looks good. It isn’t in a great spot for photos however there is a Bunnings sign in the way because it is in the Bunnings driveway -‘really...More

Thank Dominique L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was contacted by American friends a month or so ago. They were flying into Melbourne and out of Brisbane and they wanted advice on what to see and where to stay. I figured, I've got a car and I've got some gas, so I'll...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called a prawn. Reckon also a shrimp. Pretty tacking, just a tourist trap. Once you've seen it go over the road for a drink at the pub.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great photo opportunity if visiting Ballina. Right near the entrance to Bunnings. Grab a sausage sandwich whilst there

Thank Jackie N
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