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Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

14 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 8 8672 5288
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Part of Noble Tour

Again Aaron gave us such a detailed tour and history of Coober Pedy Opal. Went down into old area... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Beth R
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NZ
Awesome Museum and dugout display

We entered a wonderland of information via static display and video based information. A #10 tour... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Corinne G
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Brisbane, Australia
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An original old mine on Coober Pedy's main street,Umoona Opal Mine has been converted into the town's largest single underground tourist attraction- A "must see" in Coober Pedy An original Opal Mine with guided tours at 10,2 and 4 pm daily Genuine dug-out home on display Historic opal mining interpretive centre Aboriginal interpretive centre Award-winning documentary video "The Story of Opal" Exclusive Opal Jewellery and Opal Stones
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  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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14 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
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+61 8 8672 5288

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Again Aaron gave us such a detailed tour and history of Coober Pedy Opal. Went down into old area which was mined. Quite closed in if one did not like small places but we did not have problems.

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We entered a wonderland of information via static display and video based information. A #10 tour of the original hand dug underground home of the original miner followed by the fascinating extension of what a real dug out looks like today.

Thank Corinne G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting this mine was part of the Ghan trip. Very interesting tour of the mine and underground home, our guides were very informative. The underground store had beautiful opals sale, with helpful attendants.

Thank Brandiii
Reviewed 1 week ago

this tour was made even better by our guide Tanya, she is an amazing guide who is able to keep you enthralled the whole of the tour, with lots of funny stories about the town and some of the movies that have been made in...More

Thank shell4russ
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Umoona Museum was a good introduction to Coober Pedy and being underground. The Museum section was worthwhile and the shop contained some beautiful fossilised opal specimens.

Thank AustralianHorizons
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great visit to see a mine and an underground dugout. We have been here before but there were still plenty of other things to see and discuss with our guide who was most informative about underground living in the hot desert. The shop had...More

Thank kennyhall1944
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Caves and tunnels highlight the history of Coober Pedy. Interesting story of the Dog Fence. All lead to a very large opal showroom. Helpful staff and great selection of opal jewellery . Yes, I did buy a beautiful opal!

Thank jonard1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a most interesting morning touring this mine. It is very comfortable as it is all on one level and an easy walk for everyone. The Retail Opal outlet was very well set up, the staff informative and knowledgeable. We purchased beautiful gifts of...More

Thank June F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my partner. Missed out on going for a tour because we didn't know there was times. Next time we visit we will make sure to take note. Had a look around at the rest of the display which was very informative and full...More

Thank flash328
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Umoona as part of a tour and were not disappointed. The mine is well set out and signed, with so many things to see and learn about.

Thank Shannon T
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Kezway65
23 February 2017|
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Response from Nicholas T | Property representative |
Hello Yes we are open all Sundays 8am-6pm we are closed Christmas Day. Please call 0886725288 if you need more information
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Erina D
20 July 2016|
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Response from robbo9900 | Reviewed this property |
Under an hour but very cool and worth a visit . There is a 20 minute video at the start which is a bit dated but it was awesome so glad we saw it . Explained so much about the area . You get to the. Go underground to see... More
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1954dean
19 May 2016|
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Response from Nicholas T | Property representative |
Hello thank you for the question the only fee is for our mine tour adults $10 children $5. Family packages available. All other areas including museum are free
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