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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  • Golf Club
    The Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Club has been offering a unique course for golfers since 1976.  The course ...
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  • Opal Fossils of South Australia; Origin Energy Fossil Gallery stage one
    Called the Opal Fossils of South Australia, the gallery shows the mighty marine reptiles that roamed in the cold ...
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  • Quest Opal Mine (Down & Dirty Tour)
    Dig for opal and try your luck....
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  • Faye's Historic Underground Home
    Tour an authentic Coober Pedy dugout and learn about life underground.  This underground home (or dugout as ...
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  • Mail Run Tours
    An Outback Experience with a Difference Travel with the mail man delivering the mail to the historic towns of Oo...
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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 Races & Gymkhana
    The Coober Pedy Racing Club was started up in 1969 with the aim of bringing together town and station people &nda...
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  • The Great Breakaways Marathon
    The GREAT Breakaways Marathon travels from the Breakaways, along the Dog Fence, down Kempe Road (road to Oodnadat...
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  • Revival Fellowship (Coober Pedy)
    A worldwide following of people from all races, walks of life, age groups and social backgrounds that share a com...
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  • Coober Pedy Historical Society
    Maintained by a dedicated group of Coober Pedy local volunteers, the Historical Society has an extensive collecti...
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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

  • Dug Out B&B
    Lot 2037 German Gully Road, Coober Pedy SA 5723
    Tel: 0437 38 09 83 / 0439 59 64 89
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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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  • Desert Cave Hotel
    Hutchinson Street, Coober Pedy, SA, 5723
    Tel: (08) 8672 5688
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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!