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"If you haven't seen our walk in mine you haven't seen Lightning Ridge!" Take a trip underground and experience for yourself an opal mine, view a fascinating film of the many Lightning Ridge characters, learn about the elusive black opal and how we...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| Bald Hill, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
This attraction is touted as free, or so it seems, but actually it costs $20each ... that’s OK, but please don’t make it look like it’s free.. nevertheless it is pretty good, easy to walk in, down a pretty easy staircase, some other walk in...More
Not as good as some but worth having a look at how an old mine use to he run. Self guided tour which takes about 30 - 45 minutes. Add on more if you want to stay and see a video. Small opal shop but...More
I think this is one of the attractions in Lightning Ridge that make the journey out this way worth the time and effort.
Friendly and helpful people, well presented site, includes a few short videos to show what they're mining for and why Lightning Ridge...More
When we arrived friendly greeting from the staff and because we were a large group 8 people we received a 25% discount what a bonus
Easy stairs down into the mine clean and Awersome to wander around and what an amazing informative video down in...More
If you get to lightening ridge do not miss a trip to this mine. The owner explains everything you ever wanted to know about opals and mining. The self guided tour is interesting and you move at your own speed. The place is clean easy...More
Thank Tricia M
Brad M, Manager at Opal Mine Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018
Thank you Tricia for your great review
We are happy that you enjoyed your visit with us
I have visited this walk in mine several times with visitors from overseas and have always been so well received. Thank you Brad for all your informative tales and for adding more seed to the bird feeder for us to enjoy more bird life. The...More
1 Thank Pam L
Brad M, Manager at Opal Mine Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018
Thank you Pam for the great review
We are so glad you keep coming back and
bringing your friends.
You are most welcome anytime