You have to arrive on the Ghan from Alice to be met by Derek the local tour guide,pitch black apart from a small bonfire to halt the train.You are immediatly met with a drink and a smile and taken to Coober Pedy.The hotel was the Dessert Caves where the rooms were underground(another first)great food and company.The town it self was like something from a Mad Max movie fascinating,Tours into the painted dessert and the mail run a must.You should also leave Coober the same way that you arrived.
- Also Known As:
- Desert Cave Coober Pedy
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Desert Cave Hotel is the world's only underground international hotel. We're located at Coober Pedy, which since 1915 has lured those who seek the elusive opal, found in this vast outback semi-desert area. ... more less
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