7 fantastic Australian mythological beasts and where to find them
From the Otways Panther to the Australian Bunyip, is there any truth to these urban legends? And where can you supposedly find them?
From the Loch Ness monster to Big Foot, anecdotal tales of cryptids - animals that many believe exist in the wild contrary to mainstream science – are very much alive and well in Australian folklore.
While international mythical creatures may have more notoriety, like the Abominable Snowman, Bigfoot, or the Loch Ness Monster, Australia is rumoured to be home to a plethora of bizarre, strange, and at times, terrifying creatures.
Whether you’re a true believer or just interested in a bit of fun searching for urban legends, spend your next weekend away scouting for these cryptids from folklore – you may just be the one to turn the legend into reality.
Australian mythical creatures on this page: