Welcome to Coober Pedy

Experience Coober Pedy

  • 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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  • 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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  • Quest Opal Mine (Down & Dirty Tour)
    Dig for opal and try your luck....
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  • Desert Cave Tours
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  • Noble Tours Australia Pty Ltd
    Travel Coober Pedy and the Painted Desert with the professionals. Modern and well equipped vehicle with informati...
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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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  • 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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  • SUPERMARKET: Miners Store
    Food & General Store...
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  • SERVICE STATION: BP Miners Store
    For fuel and goods......
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  • SERVICE STATION: Shell Roadhouse Coober Pedy
    Shell Roadhouse Coober Pedy. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week...
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Places to stay

  • Opal Inn Caravan Park
    Hutchison Street, Coober Pedy 5723
    Tel: (08) 8672 5054
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  • Down to Earth B&B
    Rosaleigh and Alex Morgan Coober Pedy SA 5723
    Tel: (08) 8672 5762
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  • The Underground Motel
    Catacomb Road Coober Pedy SA 5723
    Tel: (08) 8672 5324
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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!