TOURS

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GUIDED 

Adult $ 28 Chid $14 Family $75

Adult 18 and up, Child 7-17 years old, children 6 years and under free.  

Tour Times: Peak season (April - October) 10am and 1:30pm. 

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TOMcooberpedy for current tour times

Up to 1 ½ hours with a local tour guide. You will be equipped with a mining helmet and black light for the duration. Enjoy the tour showcasing history of Coober Pedy, mining, and opal. Listen to the techniques of opal mining, noodling and black lighting. Live demonstration of a working Blower and Bosun Chair. Questions are welcomed and encouraged.

Bookings can be made online via Online Bookings tab above or over the phone. 

SELF-GUIDED TOUR

Adult $15 Child $8 Family $40

Adult 18 and up, Child 7-17 years old, children 6 years and under free.  

Tour Times: 9am to 4pm

You will be provided with a map, mining helmet and black light, for you to explore the mine at your leisure. Points of interest include information displayed on slides/faults and levels, history of opal mining, display of round and square tunnelling, static display of tunneling machine and opal seams throughout the mine. Don’t forget your camera! Plenty of photo opportunities.

Bookings can be made Online via the Online Bookings tab or over the phone. 

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NOODLING PIT 

Free

After your tour, guided or self-guided, we encourage you to try your luck at hand noodling available above the mine. Noodling is the process of sifting through spent tailings to find any opal that may have been missed during mining. Original dirt is brought from the precious opal fields for this purpose.