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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  • 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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  • Desert Breakaways Tour
    Radeka Downunder runs a number of Tours daily. Our "Desert Breakaways Tour" visits the Opal Fields, His...
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  • Arid Area Tours
    Arid Areas Tours offers small group and personalized tours of Coober Pedy and surrounding areas...
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  • Josephine's Gallery
    Discover the unique "Lucky Strike Mine" hidden beneath Josephine's Gallery. Take a self-guided tou...
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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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  • 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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  • Mike Maylin Construction Pty Ltd
    Contractor and builder...
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  • Coober Pedy Regional Times
    The Coober Pedy Regional Times is a free independent newspaper established in 1982 by the dedicated voluntee...
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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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Places to stay

  • The Lookout Cave Underground Motel
    Lot 1141 McKenzie Close, Coober Pedy, SA 5723
    Tel: (08) 8672 5118
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  • Opal Inn Hotel
    Hutchison Street Coober Pedy, SA, 5723
    Tel: (08) 8672 5054
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  • BIG4 Stuart Range Outback Resort
    Cr Stuart Highway and Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy.
    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!