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Opal Mines

Tequisquiapan, Mexico
+52 414 107 0973
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Lovely Afternoon

This tour of the opal mine and the visit to the home of the family that works with and sells opals... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
sprout222018
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Boston, Massachusetts
If you find it you keep it

I went on a private tour with some friends. We had the oportunity to experince an explotion. And we... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Ninaa C
,
Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“tour guide” (2 reviews)
“rock” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Tequisquiapan, Mexico
CONTACT
+52 414 107 0973
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

This tour of the opal mine and the visit to the home of the family that works with and sells opals is very sweet. We first learned about the different types and properties of opal and got to see the polishing/shaping of the stone in...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I went on a private tour with some friends. We had the oportunity to experince an explotion. And we got to keep whatever we found. It was a great experience.

1  Thank Ninaa C
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Takes about a ten-minute ride from Tequisquiapan to the town of La Trinidad which is the nearest town to the Opal Mine location. In La Trinidad, you'll find several small Opal stone stores. One of them offers a ride and tour to the mine site...More

Thank José L A
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

A family run attraction. Kindness and charm are their trademark. The trip up the mountain is quite an experience! (be prepared for a rather bumpy ride). The sweeping views from the top are breathtaking and you are able to keep any opals you find!

Thank Monica W
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

The tour won't happen if there aren't four people signed up. So if you're a couple or a single traveler, you might not get to do the tour. Sucks to plan a visit to Tequis around this tour and then not be able to do...More

Thank Laura L
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Learn while you listen, see and do. See the shop, the store and the actual mines Find out and practice how to cut a rock and find the opals. Fun.

Thank Martha G
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the mines with our two daughters (8&10). We all enjoyed the adventure. They picked us up in twin and drove us up to the store to explain about the Opals and then off to the mines. We chose to start at the bottom...More

Thank bss1973
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Tequis is our new home - chosen over the entire country of Mexico. So much positive to say about this valley - you will just have to visit!

Thank tomshort003
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

It has been the most wonderful experience I've had in Tequisquiapan! Highly recommendable that you include this visit in your activities to do while you are in Tequisquiapan. You arrive at the bottom of the mines then you have to change your car for one...More

2  Thank Alejandra T
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

The MOST exclusive thing is that hey may detonate a small explosive to let you break the pieces of rock with a hammer and find your opal.

Thank 691pepe
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