Welcome to Coober Pedy

Experience Coober Pedy

  • Wind Turbine Generator
    Situated next to the Power Supply Plant which is the largest diesel fired station in Australia. Installed in 1991...
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  • The Breakaways
    The Breakaways Reserve lies 32km north of Coober Pedy. It consists of colourful low hills which have broken away ...
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  • Underground Living In “Dugouts”
    It is believed that the soldiers who returned from the trenches of France during the First World War introduced t...
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  • Desert Cave Tours
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  • Desert Breakaways Tour
    Radeka Downunder runs a number of Tours daily. Our "Desert Breakaways Tour" visits the Opal Fields, His...
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  • Riba's Underground Tours
    An on-site Opal mine tour is the highlight of your stay at Riba's. It is offered every evening for guests an...
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  • The Great Breakaways Bolt
    This annual event hosted by the District Council of Coober Pedy will be on the 31st May 2014. If anyone would lik...
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  • Coober Pedy Gem Trade Show
    The Coober Pedy Gem Trade Show is a Great Outback Show held in the Opal Capital of the World and provides the opp...
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  • Harmony Day Celebration
    Harmony Day is a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home – from the traditional owner...
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  • Mike Maylin Construction Pty Ltd
    Contractor and builder...
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  • Waters and Younger
    Accountants, taxation agents, auditors and business advisors in taxation and accounting services for small to med...
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  • Coober Pedy Pharmacy
    A friendly local pharmacy located in the city centre for local and visitors convenience...
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Places to stay

  • Desert View Motel
    Coober Pedy, SA, 5723, Australia
    Tel: (08) 8672 3330
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  • Mud Hut Motel
    St Nicholas Street, Coober Pedy, South Australia, 5723
    Tel: (08) 8672 3003
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  • The Lookout Cave Underground Motel
    Lot 1141 McKenzie Close, Coober Pedy, SA 5723
    Tel: (08) 8672 5118
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Travel Information

Coober Pedy is an ideal base from which to explore the fascinating Outback of South Australia.

The opal capital of the world

Around 150 million years ago, Coober Pedy was covered by ocean - and when the water receded, the sandy silica minerals from the seabed flowed into the rocky cracks and cavities and solidified over time into multi-coloured gem-stone - opal. Explore the opal capital!