Situated at Kimba, half way across Australia, the Big Galah was built by Roger Venning and family. It is eight metres high, two and a half metres wide and weighs over two tonnes. It is constructed of steel, high tension bird wire, fibreglass and gel coated and was erected in July 1993.
This great stop for the whole family also features a bakery with seating available and fully air conditioned show room hosting; local jade, opals, iron-ore, semi precious stones and various gems. You can also purchase souvenirs, specialty gift lines, Quandong products including unique jams, chutneys and relishes.
There is ample parking, toilet facilities, laundromat and picnic area on site. Coaches are ...read more
This listing pretty much describes what a stop at the big Galah will get you - a unique photo with a huge galah and the chance to take a break on your drive. The bakery is OK, the display of gems is a little underwhelming but nice enough for a break, and the souveniers are reasonable too. All of the above is far better than sitting in the car singing '99 bottles' as you drive, so if you see the big galah then stop in and say I said hi!