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Coober Pedy: The Desert Cave Half Day Tour

4 Hours
On request
  • Take the The Desert Cave Half Day Tour from Coober Pedy as part of your Australia Vacation

Tour the town, hear about its history, about our precious water supplies and power generation. Every element of life is hard-won in Coober Pedy. On the Desert Cave Tour you visit a working Opal Field to see Opal mining methods. Venture down a former working mine to see opal traces embedded in the sandstone. See The Breakaways, a range of colourful exposed sandstone outcrops with spectacular views over the Moon Plain - once an inland sea. This dramatically beautiful area has been the set for many internationally known movies. See the famous Dog Fence (dingo fence) - stretching 5,300km across Australia, The Serbian Underground Church - spectacular excavation, traditional Serbian Orthodox architecture and fascinating sand stone carvings, a genuine underground home or "Dugout" - see how the locals live, underground Potteries, Opal cutting demonstration - professional advice on opal quality and price.

Duration: 4 Hours

Departs: 8 a.m. - Returns: noon

Departs: 1:45 p.m. - Returns: 5:45 p.m.

From: Coober Pedy

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EXC COODAYDCH22: 1 21 Mar 2023
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