• Pictures of Opal - Black, Fire, Boulder, Rough, Jelly, Crystal

    Photos of opal from around the world. See the many different types of opal and understand their names. Basic information for people who want to buy opal.

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  • Campervan Rental Alice Springs - Campervan Hire Australia

    Campervan Rental Alice Springs. Alice Springs in the Red Centre is the second biggest town in the Northern Territory and the spiritual heart of Australia.

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  • Unearthing the Virgin Rainbow: the most beautiful opal in the ...

    John Dunstan has been mining for opals out in the desert soil of Coober Pedy for nearly 50 years, but he has never found a gemstone better than the one he uncovered in 2003.

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  • Coober Pedy - Wikipedia

    Coober Pedy is a town in northern South Australia, 846 km (526 mi) north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway.In the 2016 Census, there were 1,762 people in Coober Pedy (State Suburbs).

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  • town of Coober Pedy - Photography

    Beneath the desert of South Australia, a photographer finds a community of opal miners with a "crazy and unusual life."

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  • 10 Days through Regional Victoria - Tourism Australia

    The Great Ocean Road, Aboriginal rock art, gourmet produce, wilderness and wildlife are just some of the amazing experiences you can discover on this road trip through regional Victoria.

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  • Inside Coober Pedy, Australia's underground town - Business ...

    Welcome to Coober Pedy, the town that lives underground. What began in 1917 as perhaps the largest opal mining operation in the world has since expanded into a subterranean community that is safely out of reach from the region's 120-degree summers. Entire bedrooms, bookstores, churches, and bars are ...

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  • Tom's Working Opal Mine (Coober Pedy): All You Need to Know ...

    Tom's Working Opal Mine, Coober Pedy: See 224 reviews, articles, and 68 photos of Tom's Working Opal Mine, ranked No.7 on TripAdvisor among 20 attractions in Coober Pedy.

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  • Coober Pedy: An Australian Town That Lives Underground ...

    Coober Pedy is a small town in northern South Australia, 850 kilometers north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway. On the surface, the place l...

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  • Inside the world of Australian opal miners who live ...

    Gabriele Gouellain, a German immigrant, waits in the kitchen for her husband to return from mining. Approximately 60 percent of the population of Coober Pedy lives in underground houses called "dugouts." (Tamara Merino)

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  • Coober Pedy, Australia - Outback

    So you think a dugout is a hole in the ground? Think again! Coober Pedy underground homes are...

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  • Opal - Wikipedia

    Australian opal has often been cited as accounting for 95–97% of the world's supply of precious opal, with the state of South Australia accounting for 80% of the world's supply.

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  • Australian mining community of Coober Pedy - Mail Online

    Step into the eerie world of underground living of Coober Pedy in South Australia's far north, where residents have built their very own homes and businesses into the chalky clay rocks.

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  • Australian Opal Mining Fields | Opals Down Under

    FAQ Where are the opal fields in Australia? Where are opals mined? Where is opal mined? Where is opal mining done? When was opal discovered? Although there are lots of opal mining towns in Australia there are four which have become household names - Coober Pedy, Andamooka, White Cliffs and Lightning Ridge.

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  • Arid Areas Tours Coober Pedy

    Arid Areas Tours Coober Pedy offers personlised tours of Coober Pedy and the Surrounding regions. Your tour, at your pace!

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  • Comfort INN Coober Pedy Experience Motel - Underground ...

    Underground Accommodation So, you are interested in visiting the Wild West town of Coober Pedy! Opal Country . Opal Capital of the World . Australia's biggest and best known opal town dates back to 1915 when a teenager (William Hutchison ), stumbled on the "Surface Opal Nobbies" while gold prospecting with his father.

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  • Underground in Coober Pedy - Australia's Opal Capital

    Coober Pedy in Australia is synonymous with opal mining and underground living. But did they tell you about the wonderful food, the gorgeous...

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  • Australian Opal, Jewellery & Opal From Around The World

    Opal Auctions is the biggest online marketplace for buying loose Opals, rough Opals and Opal Jewelry. We have individual verified Opal stores with sellers located all around the globe.

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  • Andamooka Opal - About

    Andamooka is a unique outback town with a big heart and a rich and colourful history. It has a story that is set around the quest of people to make their fortunes mining Australia's unique precious stone, opal, some of them post-war migrants from countries around the globe and others Australian nationals, many of whom had found themselves in ...

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  • Tom's Working Opal Mine (Coober Pedy): All You Need to Know ...

    Tom's Working Opal Mine, Coober Pedy: See 224 reviews, articles, and 68 photos of Tom's Working Opal Mine, ranked No.7 on TripAdvisor among 20 attractions in Coober Pedy.

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  • Through the Outback - The New York Times

    Jul 12, 2017 · Traveling across Australia's vast interior, our photojournalist found a land that defied easy explanations, a remote expanse filled with meaning.

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  • Tours – Coober Pedy SA

    Tour an authentic Coober Pedy dugout and learn about life underground. This underground home (or dugout as the locals call…

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  • South Australian Opal Mining Fields | Opals Down Under

    The home of Australian White Opal. South Australia, by weight would produce most of Australia's opal. Fields such Coober Pedy, Andamooka, Mintabie, and Lambina produce stunning White and Crystal Opals.

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  • Coober Pedy Travel, Accommodation, Tours & Hotels - Opal Inn

    Coober Pedy, in the heart of outback South Australia, is the Opal Capital of the World. It is a unique, cosmopolitan town with underground homes, restaurants, shops, churches and walk-in underground mines.

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  • Marla Travellers' Rest | Marla Hotel/Motel, Restaurant

    Marla Travellers' Rest is a sprawling roadhouse, hotel/motel, restaurant, service station, supermarket and much more.

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