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What a wonderful piece of art work reckonising our farmer yesterday and today,it does the area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Belinda N
Kadina, Australia
Well Worth a Visit

A stunning bit of Granite Sculpture that on closer inspection reveals the highs & lows of Country... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Eyre Highway, Wudinna, South Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful piece of art work reckonising our farmer yesterday and today,it does the area proud, especially when times are tough,as we saw some good crops and not so good.

Thank Belinda N
Reviewed 19 May 2018

A stunning bit of Granite Sculpture that on closer inspection reveals the highs & lows of Country life & striving. Fully funded by the community it was hard not to be impressed and as you read & see each face of the statue & surrounds...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

At first glance, it is not the most beautiful statue I have ever seen, but when you stop, read the backstory, and understand the heart, passion, energy, and purpose behind it, you will discover its beauty, and be captivated by it. The Australian Farmer, carved...More

Thank Ettadallas1432
Reviewed 1 December 2017

The red granite statue features four aspects and needs to be studied closely to appreciate the story behind it, from the missing grains of wheat to symbolise poor seasons to the full grains to symbolise the good ones. There are plaques all around the base...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The Australian Farmer is a granite sculpture meant to reflect the commitment and spirit of the rural people who were the early settlers of the region. It stands at an impressive 26 ft in height and weighs about 70 tons. It took two years for...More

Thank n1cf2
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a really beautiful statue and a fitting tribute to the hard working farmers out there. It's quite unusual and striking, and definitely worth a quick stop.

Thank nadiag123
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

If you ever wanted to see the history of an area carved out of granite this is the thing to see!!!! An absolutely amazing piece of art work! It's awe inspiring to walk around and see the amount of work that has gone into this....More

Thank 71aussietraveller
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This is on the highway so doesn't take long to stop at if you are in a hurry to get somewhere. A wonderful tribute to the Australian farmer and it's very well done.

Thank malleegirl
Reviewed 25 July 2017

What a wonderful tribute to the Australian Farmer. Worth stopping and reading all around the statue. It is a very interesting.

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Granite statue of farmer. Unusual but typical for region which relies on wheat and is in the granite country

Thank footesj
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