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Visit Coober Pedy's Historic Old Timers Mine,S.A best tourist attraction 2011. See 1916 opal mine, Historic museum and underground home. Mining machine demonstrations, Multi lingual self guided tour written and audio guides. Opal showroom. Look for...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Crowders Gully Road, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
What a joy to visit. $15 per adult and $5 per child. Opens at 9 am and need about an hour. Self guided tour just the right length. Go 1 level underground and walk in a actual used to be opal mine. Fascinating stories and...More
Our kids loved looking at the displays of how the miners’ lived and worked underground. Being able to see what the miners’ life was like by walking down and through the tunnels. Wearing the hard hats topped it off for our kids.
We called in here at the suggestion of the French girl at the bakery , and we're so glad we did. A very informative mining museum and shop - also had a nice chat with Nick about life and mining in Coober Pedy . Highly...More
The lovely welcoming staff were the fist people we met on our arrival in Coober Pedy. The entry fee of $40 for a family of 5 was very reasonable and we spent just over an hour exploring these under ground mines and their wonderful displays...More
A good overview of the history of opal mining in Coober Pedy. Some of the displays are a little tired (some of the print-outs need to be redone for example), however, the material was of interest, The highlight, of course, is walking through the underground...More
We had a day in Coober Pedy so went and checked this little gem of a place out, it's a self guided tour, your given a map and a hard hat, and you follow the numbers, it's fun and well displayed,with information plaques at the...More
Agree with the time allowed to visit the Old Timers Mine, but please contact Duncan at the Visitor Centre for everything else to do in and around Coober Pedy its worth the effort !! 08 8672 4617 or 1800 637 076