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Birdman of the Coorong

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Princes Highway, Meningie, South Australia 5264, Australia
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Fun by the Lake

What a great fun thing and very educational. The statue of the ostrich standing by the lake is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hbrisbane
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Melbourne, Australia
Looking for an ostrich

In the olden days there were wild ostriches in the Coorong area. Peope were harvesting their... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
6 Feb 2018
“Ostracised ?”
1 week ago
“Fun by the Lake”
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Princes Highway, Meningie, South Australia 5264, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great fun thing and very educational. The statue of the ostrich standing by the lake is great and the idea to make it easy to sit on is great and very sensible because everyone of course is going to try it. Loved reading...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

In the olden days there were wild ostriches in the Coorong area. Peope were harvesting their feathers up until the 1960s. Now there are no more. However, this Birdman of the Coorong is a reminder of the past. I learned a lot from here. Kids...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Who doesn't want to sit on an ostrich?? Well worth stopping in to read the story of the Birdman of the Coorong!

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant tale! This is very unique and interactive! Not sure how true the story really is but there's usually some truth in these things. A very stable, clean amusement to sit astride and have Ines photo taken. Some may need a helping hand...More

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

It's a statue of an ostrich. With a story about the bird man who rode it. But I'm not sure it deserves it's own category as a tourist attraction - it is situated at the far end of the jubilee park. Stop, sit on the...More

Thank Lynette A
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

When travelling through Mrningie, call in on the main strip and read the story of SA only bushranger...who rode an ostrich. A five minute snap for photos and a read as the big kids climb aboard.

Thank 666Victoria666
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

an interesting story on the birdman.If you're heading for Tailem Bend take the long way through Narrung via the ferry and visit Raukkan the church is on the$50 note !

Thank DAVID O
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

On the lake foreshore, easily accessed for disabled people. Found the new pelican sculpture also on the foreshore to be much better.

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Kids enjoyed having their photo taken on the Ostrich. Interesting story for the area. Plenty of parking, easy to access.

Thank Emzy78
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