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take the trip to the top!

After the 2007 move the Big Merino lookout was closed to the public as it did not comply with council safety regulation. In the past 3 years there have been many disappointed travellers, children and adults a like, so it is with a great deal of pleasure that we can now invite you to come and take the trip to the top. So what ever your reason come and visit us soon!

The Big Merino Gift Shop for everything wool.

Merino Facts

Biggest Merino in the world, standing 15.2 meters in height and weighing in at 97 tonne.


New Season Knitwear

Visitors and locals are all commenting on the great range of wool products available at the Big Merino and this year we probably have the best range of knitwear ever. 

This season features Classic styles from Toorallie with amazing textures and colours. 

The ever popular Merino Possum range has never been better with the addition of brand new colours and styles from Snowy Peak, Untouched World, Lothlorian, Noble Wild and Manawatu.

Scarves are a great way to accessorise and we have an extensive range of fine weight digitals, brilliant colours and soft neutals. Also just arrived in store are some very stylish jewellery. The emphasis this winter is colour! colour! colour!

We also have an extensive range of light weight wool garments ideal for layering and sporting activities. We stock a great selection of pure wool and wool possum vests, ponchos and shawls which are ideal for cooler mornings and evening.

We are pleased to announce the arrival of the new Cleckheaton 8ply knitting yarn in great colours from Australian Country Spinners. This yarn is grown and made in Australian with the Woolmark standard of quality. 100% Australian Merino Wool.

For great gift ideas for all the family the Big Merino is a one stop shop where you will find unusual and different gift ideas.

We aim to supply our overseas and local visitors with the best quality products made from fine Australian merino wool presented by knowledgeable, friendly staff and old fashioned service.

Our range includes a diverse collection of luxurious merino possum knitwear, soft Australian made alpaca and mohair throws, a beautiful collection of pure wool scarves, cosmetics and lanolin products, souvenirs items and much more.

Australian Wool Innovations has a permanent exhibition on the 200 Year History of Wool in Australia displayed under the giant ram. From the exhibition visitors are able to take a trip to the top to view Goulburn from Rambo’s eyes.

So what ever your reason come and visit us soon!