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Red Earth Opal - The Opal Mine Tour


Red Earth Opal - The Opal Mine Tour
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Venture underground to view the 'older timers diggings' & witness a modern working opal mine. Described by visitors as the 'highlight of any trip to White Cliffs'. Tag-a-long Tour run daily from Red Earth Opal Cafe @ 3pm.
100 Dugout, White Cliffs, New South Wales 2836, Australia
+61 8 8091 6900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour. Just the right mix of informative and amusing, from somebody who knows and loves what he does.

Thank Famille_F42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting tour with a knowledgeable and friendly guide, and a well stocked shop. Well worth the effort. Child friendly.

Thank Hansie13
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I recently visited White Cliffs for the weekend. We stayed at the underground motel which was excellent but we also discovered the Red Earth cafe which was a real gem. Not only were there excellent coffee, scones & gifts but Graeme the...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

White Cliffs is three hours from Broken Hill. It is a little opal mining town. This excellent two-hour underground tour explains how opal is mined, including the geology of the area. It is well organised, well lit, and includes a demonstration of mining. Graham is...More

Thank Linepark
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Great tour with much hands on and very interesting anecdotes throughout. Opportunity to ask questions, hold opals and see different types of opal. Highly recommended.

Thank Ruth J
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We just finished this amazing opal mine tour. Very informative, very entertaining. We have been on a few mine/tunnel/underground tours in the past and in different regions but this one was definitely the best. Great for kids and adults of any fitness ability.

Thank Mary R
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous insight into all aspects of Opal mining and industry - and the owner Graeme is a wonderfully funny informative guide plus the shop has a huge range of opals to view and superb coffee

Thank rathmell2017
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Red Earth Opal mine what a fantastic informative tour by Graeme. Was amazing to see and find out how opal is mined. Great comprehensive tour top value for the money!!!

Thank Karen G
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We headed out to White Cliffs to visit the underground motel as an experience and had a look around for some things to do whilst we were there. This place is fantastic and we couldn’t speak highly enough of Graham and the tour. He gave...More

Thank CDMisson
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We happened to be having a coffee in the Red Earth cafe at 3pm and joined in the tour on the spur of the moment. So glad we acted on that whim! We headed underground and looked at a working mine along with the remains...More

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