The Big Melon

Landmarks and Buildings

Be ready to stop and take a photo of this giant bright pink watermelon slice on your way in to Chinchilla. Weighing four tonnes, standing three-metres high and nine-metres wide this iconic slice of watermelon holds pride of place on the Warrego Highway, situated between the Chinchilla Visitor Information Centre and the railway crossing.

Chinchilla is well known for the Chinchilla Watermelon Festival and this great icon is perfect for Chinchilla.

A national online travel company competition to build a new “Big Thing”, saw Chinchilla’s bid for a Big Melon slice beat three other finalists for an oversized tourist attraction.

Facilities

Carpark Coach Parking Family Friendly

Rates

Free Entry

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The Big Melon

The Big Melon

Chinchilla, Western Downs

Chinchilla Botanic Parkland – Queensland’s 2020 Park of the Year

Chinchilla Botanic Parkland

Chinchilla, Western Downs

Charleys Creek Walk

Charleys Creek Walk

Chinchilla, Western Downs

Beautiful aerial view of the camping area at chinchilla Weir

Chinchilla Weir

Chinchilla, Western Downs

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