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Faye's Underground Home

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Address: Old Water Tank Road, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia

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Unbelievable place to visit

For a lady to dig this out in 10 years in the heat is an achievement on its own. She was employed to cook for the miners but got the sack because she refused to cook green meat.

Reviewed 3 days ago
andy1042017
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Port Douglas, Australia
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Port Douglas, Australia
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For a lady to dig this out in 10 years in the heat is an achievement on its own. She was employed to cook for the miners but got the sack because she refused to cook green meat.

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Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great. Recommend people to see.Faye was a great lady.Love the under ground home that Faye and two other women helped her with,has a swimming pool as well.

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Donald, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely caretakers that take you through where they actually live and look after the home. Was lovely to see how many live underground in Coober Pedy.

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Thank Andrea M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful visit. Great guided tour by Graham and Christine. Loved the history. 3 women , 1 house and it took 10 years. This is a must do in Coober pedy. We got to see the house and mine for just $10.00 each. Best part is. Its on the same property very imformative. Just wonderful

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Thank Deborah C
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as part of tour, well worth a visit in its own right, interesting place and Faye was an amazing woman.

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Thank Henry K
Aspen, Colorado
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Faye was an amazing woman and did so much for the town of Coober Pedy. visiting her home, that she and her friends dug out themselves, was pretty amazing. Definitely worth a visit. In addition to seeing her amazing home, you get to hear about her history. Very cool.

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Thank Natalie N
Nowra
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very intersting and informative tour. Gave a great insight into how Coober Pedy is mined, and what life there is like. Well worth the tour, $10 per person well spent.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing woman Faye was! Hearing all about her achievements and seeing her home was such a pleasure as it brought back memories of the olden days. We did the mine tour as well which was so interesting.

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking like a dump from outside you will be amazed by the underground home that 3 ladies dug out with pick and shovel

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Thank Bomoh
Gungahlin, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome the was fantastic amazing what was achieved, presentation brilliant best afternoon spent. Highly recommended

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