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Address: Old Water Tank Road, Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
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What determination can achieve

most inviting and informative $5 per person, get insight into why and how 2 ladies dug their own quarters just with pics, shovels and wheel barrow - a must! do not miss this.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Maroubra, Australia
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Maroubra, Australia
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

most inviting and informative $5 per person, get insight into why and how 2 ladies dug their own quarters just with pics, shovels and wheel barrow - a must! do not miss this.

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Langwarrin, Australia
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is the second time we have been here in 2 years. This time we took friends. It really is impressive and the story of Faye is amazing. This is a fully functional home, not a set up display

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is well worth the visit. The owners are really nice and give you all the history and information about this house, while they take you on a tour around their home. They realise this is a part of history and are more than happy to share that with everyone. When you learn that this underground house was built by... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Probably the highlight of our visit to this fascinating town, and almost certainly the most rewarding $5 entry fee we have ever paid. Colin, who with his wife now lives here, greeted us at the front door and then conducted us from room to room of this delightful underground human burrow, and while doing so, regaled us with tales of... More 

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Australia
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102 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The owner was away, so I had a tour with the house sitters. Three women took 10 years to excavate the house site, by hand! However they had other jobs as well. The house is quite large, comprising entry, kitchen, dining room, 2 living areas, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, wine cellar, billiard table (at ground level), an inground pool and... More 

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bear@internode.on.net
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This was a fun experience and is a definite must see in Coober Pedy. It was very interesting seeing the house and hearing a little of Faye's story.

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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Amazing to see, we are so pleased we took the time to check it out. The tour was professional and informative. Highly recommended

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Brilliant, show piece of underground living, and well worth having a look around this dwelling. The people give you a lot of information on the lady that dug this underground home.

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Whyalla, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It was such an interesting place to visit. Learning about the history of the house and Fayes life achievements was very interesting. Such a different life she had. My childeren loved exploring each room n especially loved the pool

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Sydney, Australia
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

What is not to like about a home underground when daytime temperatures can reach 45 degrees celcius? A great tour and great guides. It really is one of the most original tours that you can have and to see all the work that had to been done was great. The only down side living there for me was the ten... More 

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