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The most underwhelming 'Big Thing' in Australia

Like many Australians, I like to visit our 'Big Thing' attractions scattered around the country... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
New South Wales, Australia

Do not go to Robertson just to see the Big Potato because you will be disappointed. It's seriously... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

if you enjoyed watching Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes then you’ve probably got the right sense of humour to understand how satisfying it is to visit one of the worst attractions in Aus. I’m honestly happy I came to visit. Someone got a flip-flop stuck...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve C
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Like many Australians, I like to visit our 'Big Thing' attractions scattered around the country. Some like the Big Merino are much better than others, like the Big Banana. Robertson's Big Potato is definitely one of the least impressive. It has been there being unimpressive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Would have been better off being put underground like real potatoes and then you wouldn't know it existed. Worth missing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Warwick D
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Do not go to Robertson just to see the Big Potato because you will be disappointed. It's seriously not worth it. Robertson itself however is a lovely place. Pop into the Cheese Factory and continue driving to Fitzroy Falls and Kangaroo Valley for a very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BarbsZ
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely and stunning drive up Macquarie pass into charming robertson . Quaint old cheese factory with shops and vintage wares. Saw the big potato , its a big one. STUNNING art gallery with such unique finds. Beautiful gift shop as well. Across the road Robertson...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gloria G
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This attraction is essentially a big rusted rock in a vacant lot in a small town. There are some nice shops and cafes around it, but not really an attraction

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JayHi96
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Literally nothing else to see at the spot except the big potato, however, thoroughly recommend the pie shop up the road or the cheese factory across the road if you are in town.....

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 179cheryla
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Robertson is a very pretty town - there is not much there entertainment wise but i would reccomend : 1.Robertson Pie Shop 2. Belmore Waterfalls - this is a short drive from the Potato, nice views and walking track 3. The Cheese Factory The Potato...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I too have seen most of the big things in Australia but the potato is a bit disappointing because once you take a photo (probably won't be the best) there is nothing to do. There is no souvenir shop or fun shop. Fun fact the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mayflower5002
Reviewed 3 March 2018

we've been to most of the 'Big' attractions in Australia, the Prawn, the Banana, etc. Most don't offer much in the way of interest except for the large effigy. This is no exception. Robertson potatoes are renowned and feature on the menu of most restaurants...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank WellTravelledAussie2
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