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Address: Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
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Unique habbitat

Very eccrentric person who lived his life. Mined the fields and created a dug out. Now passed on yet reprutation proceeds him as a ladies man and a heavy drinker. Unique yes a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
David T
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Derby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Not for me. A collection of caves loosely linked by the history of Harry whose sole claim to fame seems to be a 24 year long "party"

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It was an interesting place to look at but I don't know if I would go out of my way to see it. Certainly there was a very different place with a range of underwear hanging all over the place.

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

So totally different to anything l have ever seen. Harry must have had a great sense of humour. To see all of this will take some time, walk around the dug out also WELL WORTH IT

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

What a fascinating place this is, full of bizarre and interesting bits, pieces and art and personal memorabilia of Harry, the original crocodile hunter before Dundee and the many people who must have been there for the party that went on for 20 years, I recognized the parts that were used in the Mad Max movies, and what a ladies... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I took photos outside of the statues, garden etc. It was fascinating to see the granite carved statues, all the different furniture, old vehicles, and other collections

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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91 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Very eccrentric person who lived his life. Mined the fields and created a dug out. Now passed on yet reprutation proceeds him as a ladies man and a heavy drinker. Unique yes a visit well worth spending the time. He was one of the characters of the area.

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Sydney, Australia
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23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is really interesting. The place has been cleaned up so that it is suitable for families. The orginal decore included bras and undies hanging from the ceiling. This was the payment if you went to the party that lasted years (apparently until Harry died).

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Toronto On Canada
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38 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Totally tacky but lots of fun. 7 km out of town along a dirt road.Admission is now $5 per person. What else can I say tacky.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely amazing place. Planned to see for a long time as he was Latvian. Was hard to find at first as nowhere can found a map. Had to ask some old lady on the street and she showed directions and remembered beloved Harry! Place was stunning and very well looked after. We even had time to play with both doggies:)

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Frankfurt, Germany
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33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

His dugout home is a real piece of art (or rather: many pieces of art). He as well as his many guests left lots of drawings and bits of poetry.

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