Welcome to Coober Pedy

Experience Coober Pedy

  • Origin Energy Fossil Gallery stage one: Opal Fossils of South Australia
    Called the Opal Fossils of South Australia, the gallery shows the mighty marine reptiles that roamed in the cold ...
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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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  • Noodling and Mining
    Noodling area open to the public. Check with the Department of Mines & Energy on areas to noodle. If you are ...
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  • Mail Run Tours
    Mail Run tours will take you to those hard to get to places, where you will see great scener and learn how Centra...
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  • BIG4 Stuart Range Outback Resort
    BIG4 Stuart Range Outback Resort is a family owned and operated resort style park. We are an award winning and To...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Coober Pedy Opal Festival
    The Coober Pedy Opal Festival, fondly known as the Opal Festival, is the largest community event in Coober Pedy a...
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  • District Council of Coober Pedy
    The council provides services to the Coober Pedy district...
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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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  • Attractions
  • Tours
  • Events
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Places to stay

  • Umoona Opal Mine
    14 Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy, SA 5723.
    Tel: (08) 8672 5288
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  • Jam Bed & Breakfast
    Lot 1574 Flats Dr, Coober Pedy, Sa 5723.
    Tel: 0499900334
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  • BIG4 Stuart Range Outback Resort
    Corner Hutchison Street and Stuart Highway, Coober Pedy 5723
    Tel: (08) 8672 5179
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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!