The outback opal-mining town of Coober Pedy provides the best tourism experience! And award-winning Umoona is the "best of ... More
Umoona Opal Mine and Museum
The outback opal-mining town of Coober Pedy provides the best tourism experience! And award-winning Umoona is the "best of the best." This free museum divulges some of the "nature" of this special town and the opal showroom exudes sophistication--unexpected in such an environment. Daily guided tours take in an Aboriginal Interpretive Centre, underground homes, a working opal mine with an opal-cutting demonstration, and pictorial displays. Mementos of the area include movies, such as "Mad Max 3: Beyond The Thunderdome" and "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert."
The Desert Cave Hotel is the world's only underground international hotel located at Coober Pedy in outback South Australia, approximately
one mile from Old Timer's Mine. Coober Pedy is 530 miles (850kms) North of Adelaide or a 2.5 hour ...
" ETA infoamation is essentail. Private tours of motel and working mine available. The BEST place in Australia to buy
Australian Opals. Au Star Rating 3. Front Desk Hours: 7:30 9:00pm. If arriving outside of these hours, please contact ...