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

Vast desert landscapes looking more like Mars than planet Earth, a variety of wildlife from bounding roos to clouds of noisy parrots... plus immense clear blue skies, multi-coloured sunsets and a nightime wonder of stars.

Places out of the pages of Australian pioneer history can be found, where words like ''big'' and ''remote'' lose meaning. Like Anna Creek, the world's largest cattle station – covering 24,000 square kilometres. Or The Breakaways Reserve with panoramic views and the Painted Desert which displays the remains of an ancient inland sea in breathtaking colours.

Plan your Adventure! The maps prevent you from missing a thing!

Experience Coober Pedy

  • The Breakaways
    The Kanku-Breakaways Conservation Park covers almost 15,000 hectares featuring majestic arid scenery. There ar...
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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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  • 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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  • Desert Cave Tours
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  • Quest Opal Mine (Down & Dirty Tour)
    Dig for opal and try your luck....
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  • BIG4 Stuart Range Outback Tours
    Our air-conditioned Coober Pedy Bus Tours are a hassle free informative introduction to our town and the nearby B...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • EATERY: Italian Club
    This is a local community club established in 1964 and run mainly by volunteers. Watch the sunset over the town f...
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  • Mike Maylin Construction Pty Ltd
    Contractor and builder...
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  • SERVICE STATION: Opal Miners Enterprise (OME)
    Fuel services......
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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!

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