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Big Prawn

507 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6618 5600
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It’s Big

Not a lot you can say about a huge Prawn. Other than you can’t miss it. You do have to be careful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
William B
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Dubbo, Australia
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well its big....

Passing through Ballina on the way to the Pacific Highway after driving from Byron Bay, we happened... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Peter S
,
Queensland, Australia
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“car park” (56 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
507 River St, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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+61 2 6618 5600
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a lot you can say about a huge Prawn. Other than you can’t miss it. You do have to be careful trying to get a photo as your standing in the Bunnings car park.

Thank William B
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Passing through Ballina on the way to the Pacific Highway after driving from Byron Bay, we happened upon the big prawn. It is very large thats for sure, however there is little to do except take your picture with it. Good conversation piece but that...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The prawn is really huge and located right next to Bunnings. Therefore it is easy to find parking and a convenient position to take a picture

Thank DominikJ78
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Make sure you get a photo of this giant prawn...just another of these tacky Aussie icons! It seems you can no longer climb into the prawn but worth a quick stop...just near Bunnings!

Thank MargaretPowell
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

What can I say? It’s a prawn. It’s Big. It’s located in the Bunnings car park so easy to photograph.

Thank Kim A
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

What can I add? It's a 40 foot high 'Shrimp' near the west side of town on the main street of Ballina.

Thank CalifBeachBum
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I am glad it was restored, but it was once an attraction that you could go up inside and look out the eyes of. It is now just on the edge of the Bunnings carpark. Ballina is a beautiful town and I am glad its...More

1  Thank Hamish P
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

It's big, in a vacant block, and you have to have Bunnings in the background of your photo. But you can tick it off your "big" list.

Thank GrdnWht
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I’ve visted the harbour bridge, I’ve visited the big rock...I visted the prawn! Who knew prawns could get so big! how lucky myself and now prawn enthsuiast girlfriend are to have seen it. We both thought that a prawn that big should be in a...More

Thank Nick G
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I love the big prawn! Large road side objects to take photos with are amazing and people young and old love them ! Some complain that it's pointless . . . Yes it's pointless it's a giant frigging prawn, but lighten up , get out...More

Thank ChanD92
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