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If you are looking for boulder opal, or just curious, this is a good place, they sometimes have a... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
strobb
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calgary
Great host

Bob is a great and knowledgeable host. We appreciated his educating us about Opals, as well as... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2019
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Sep 8, 2019
“Great host”
Aug 6, 2018
“Didn't happen”
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Canada's first precious opal mine is operated by Opal Resources Canada Inc. Arrange a day trip to go opal digging to unearth your own treasure. Advanced booking required for digging trips.
Suggested Duration:More than 3 hours
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7879 Hwy 97, Vernon, British Columbia V1B 3R9, Canada
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+1 250-542-5173
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Bob is a great and knowledgeable host. We appreciated his educating us about Opals, as well as helping find them in the piles. People who take the time to listen to what he's saying will benefit immensely. We took our young family with no expectations other than to have fun
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Left msgs drove to vernon location, emailed no replied. I'm writing this 5 days after the fact and still no contact. The idea is great, interactive and fun. However it never materialized. I hope others have a better results.
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have spent time in his shop and found him and his family to be very very nice and helpful. In fact I had many geology questions unrelated to his mine and he spent a LOT of time talking to me and was very informative and knowledgeable. If you go there expecting to find an Opal
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If you are looking for boulder opal, or just curious, this is a good place, they sometimes have a significant variety of size shape color etc. on dsplay.
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That is certainly one of adventures in a life time. I went there twice and Bob, who is the owner and operator of the mine was very hospitable, friendly and motivated to searching, discovery and sharing his knowledge of geology. The place should be built in a nice way with
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