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Things to do in Coober Pedy

 
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Arid Areas Day Tours
Ranked #1 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Category: Tours
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Visit Coober Pedy's Historic Old Timers Mine,S.A best tourist attraction 2011. See 1916 opal mine, Historic museum and... more » Owner description: Visit Coober Pedy's Historic Old Timers Mine,S.A best tourist attraction 2011. See 1916 opal mine, Historic museum and underground home. Mining machine demonstrations, Multi lingual self guided tour written and audio guides. Opal showroom. Look for your own opal in own noodling pit, Family affordable and educational. See how the Old Timers in Coober Pedy lived and worked. An experience you will not forget. T-QUAL accredited « less
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Ranked #3 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #4 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Category: Shops
Owner description: Opalios has been mining in the Coober Pedy opal fields since 1973 and is still mining today. It is a family business that... more » Owner description: Opalios has been mining in the Coober Pedy opal fields since 1973 and is still mining today. It is a family business that cuts all its own opal and creates its own jewellery on site.We have an experienced opal miner, expert opal cutter, and jeweller on site, and all our opal is cut to the finest standard. All opals and jewellery come with a written certificate, guaranteeing quality, value, and craftsmanship.Come and see Andrew, Stella and George for the best value opals. « less
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Ranked #5 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Josephine's Gallery is a 'MUST SEE' whilst in Coober Pedy. Wander through the impressive ABORIGINAL ART GALLERY, play a... more » Owner description: Josephine's Gallery is a 'MUST SEE' whilst in Coober Pedy. Wander through the impressive ABORIGINAL ART GALLERY, play a DIDGERIDOO, choose a beautiful OPAL from our extensive range or KISS A KANGAROO. Our passion is raising orphaned kangaroos and we offer you the opportunity to see these amazing creatures up close and maybe even hold a baby. Feeding times daily at 12 noon and 5:30pm. Don't be late! « less
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Ranked #6 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Category: Mines
Owner description: We are a well-established modern day Working Opal Mine situated just 500m north of town along the Stuart Highway.OPEN 7 Days... more » Owner description: We are a well-established modern day Working Opal Mine situated just 500m north of town along the Stuart Highway.OPEN 7 Days and All Public Holidays!! Tickets for your Tour are available DIRECTLY at TOM'S MINE in our large Reception Area.No need to pre-book, just come on down to the office a few minutes before the start of the tour.(Please note that we are not connected to or part of any town tours offered from other organisers in Coober Pedy). We offer two different ways to tour our mine, which is spacious and well-lit, no crouching through narrow tunnels at all! 1) The Guided Tour is interactive (if you want it to be) and visitors can try their hands on a variety of Mining Features. Our experienced Miners/Guides will provide all explanations & demonstrations of these features in a safe underground environment. Lots of fun guaranteed! 2) The Self-Guided Tour is a Walk-Through only and visitors can stroll through our mine by themselves and in their own time to just look at the various Mining Features. (Machinery will not be in working mode). These are some of our Mining Features to be experienced:Look at "Opal" in the wall, learn all about the Precious Stone, how a "Blower" and a "Tunneling Machine" works, why we drill "Holes" into the ground, experience a ride on the "Bosun Chair", try your hands on "Divining" and go "Noodling". After the tour, sit down and relax in the friendly atmosphere of our reception area, browse through the "Opal" and "Opal Jewellery" on display while having a FREE cuppa or use our FREE Internet. We accept VISA, Mastercard, EFTPOS and Paypal. WE ARE WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY (access through the whole mine)EASY & SAFE WALKING, SPACIOUS, HIGH CEILINGS, WELL-LIT UNDERGROUND AREA, NO CROUCHING AT ALL!...WE WELCOME PETS (lockable, shaded facilities available)..."Guided Mine Tours" are available 7 days a week at: 8.00 AM, 10.00 AM, 2.00 PM, 4.00 PM... Allow 1 to 1 1/4 Hours per Tour... Admission Fees: Adults $25.00...Children $10.00...Family = 2 Adults & 2 Children Age 5-15 $55.00...Seniors' Concession available..."Self-Guided Mine Walk-Throughs" are available any time between 8.00 AM and 5.00 PM...(You will receive a Map of the Mine, allow 15 - 20 minutes per tour)... Admission Fees: Adults $10.00...Children Age 5-15 $5.00...(No Concession available)...We are happy to book special tours for larger groups outside the normal tour times by appointment, please contact us with your details...Large Car Park & Coach Parking...Shaded Picnic Area...Large Indoor Reception Area...Wheelchair friendly environment with access through the whole mine...Free Internet, Coffee & Noodling...Toilet Facilities at premises... « less
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Ranked #7 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Category: Museums
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Ranked #8 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #9 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
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Ranked #10 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Category: Tours
Owner description: ANDO Tours is owned and operated by the Underground Bed and Breakfast in Coober Pedy.We have a luxury 4WD vehicle that seats... more » Owner description: ANDO Tours is owned and operated by the Underground Bed and Breakfast in Coober Pedy.We have a luxury 4WD vehicle that seats a maximum of 6 people, that way we can give you a highly personalised tour experience that will leave you amazed. We have decades of experience living and mining in Coober Pedy that we are proud to share with you. We do a half day tour of opal mines, Breakaways, Moon Plain and Dog Fence. « less
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Ranked #11 of 14 attractions in Coober Pedy
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Owner description: FREE Opal Noodling FREE opal cutting demonstration Qualified Gemmologist Learn all about opals Open 7 days Eftpos... more » Owner description: FREE Opal Noodling FREE opal cutting demonstration Qualified Gemmologist Learn all about opals Open 7 days Eftpos available « less
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