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Birdman of the Coorong

Princes Highway, Meningie, South Australia 5264, Australia
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Looking for an ostrich

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
Fascinating local tale!

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

Reviewed April 13, 2018
drivingozblackdog
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Warrnambool, Australia
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Feb 6, 2018
“Ostracised ?”
2 weeks ago
“Looking for an ostrich”
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Princes Highway, Meningie, South Australia 5264, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed April 13, 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 February 6, 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 April 22, 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 March 19, 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.

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Reviewed January 29, 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 December 15, 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 April 20, 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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