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This spud’s a dud

This attraction is essentially a big rusted rock in a vacant lot in a small town. There are some... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
JayHi96
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Giant potato

Literally nothing else to see at the spot except the big potato, however, thoroughly recommend the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Cheryl A
,
Adelaide, Australia
via mobile
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6 Aug 2018
“This spud’s a dud”
31 Jul 2018
“Giant potato”
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Illawarra Highway Robertson, Robertson, New South Wales NSW, Australia
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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

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.....

Thank Cheryl A
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

2  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

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

1  Thank WellTravelledAussie2
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Not a lot to see, but a challenge to keep finding big things around the country. Another one ticked off.

Thank cmdbkennedy
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Just worth a drive by ! Needs a lick of paint! Cute town though. Forget the pies ! Enjoyed the bric a brac shops everywhere.

Thank astropig
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say Robertson but this was a rather weird feature of your town. I was expecting a giant size potato like the Big Merino in Goulburn. This rusty old monument was an eyesore.

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 15 November 2017

It looks like a big rock. If the town park just happened to contain a big rock and they called it a potato, it might be funny, but someone actually built this monstrosity.

1  Thank mrdom
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I know we Aussies love everything big but this "big potato" is just pure pathetic. I wouldn't be able to tell that it's meant to be a potato if not for the sign.

Thank My2cents-101
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