There are some attractions that are packaged in and hyped up for virtually every visitor to Australia. But, realistically, some of them aren't that special – and there's usually something more impressive nearby.
David Whitley is a freelance travel writer based in the UK. He has a taste for unusual experiences and oddities with a great story behind them.
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