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Umoona is an original opal mine on Coober Pedy s main street that has been converted into the town s largest single underground tourist attraction a must see in Coober Pedy

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Aug 11 2018· It was once the home of Arvid Blumenthal who came to Coober Pedy to mine for opals and who ultimately built a mythology out of his love for women hunting and …

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Opal was found in Coober Pedy on 1 February 1915 since then the town has been supplying most of the world s gem-quality opal Coober Pedy today relies as much on tourism as the opal mining industry to provide the community with employment and sustainability Coober Pedy has over seventy opal fields and is the largest opal mining area in the world

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Coober Pedy ˈ k uː b ər ˈ p iː d i is a town in northern South Australia 846 km 526 mi north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway In the 2016 Census there were 1 762 people in Coober Pedy State Suburbs Of these 962 were male and 801 were female There were 302 Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander people that made up 17 1 of the population

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This two-week journey through the Australian Outback weaves through 10 destinations The adventure kicks off in Adelaide and then ventures to Port Augusta with stunning waterside lookouts Next head to the mining town of Coober Pedy followed by a tour through Uluru home of Ayers Rock

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Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Coober Pedy Australia on Tripadvisor See 4 519 traveler reviews and photos of Coober Pedy tourist attractions Find what to do today this weekend or in February We have reviews of the best places to see in Coober Pedy…

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Opal mining developed into a multi-million dollar industry and Coober Pedy became a modern mining town Where Opal is today in Australia Australia has 95 of the world s supply of commercial opal and the largest percentage still comes from the 70 opal fields around Coober Pedy

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During the 1960s the arrival of European immigrants seeking their fortunes caused the mining industry to expand into a multi-million dollar industry and Coober Pedy gradually became a modern mining town Today more than 90 of the world s precious opals are found in Australia and Coober Pedy is known as the opal mining capital of the world

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Coober Pedy is known as the opal mining capital of Australia or as Australians will tell you the opal mining capital of the world Heading into Coober Pedy along the Stuart Highway it is extremely easy to think there s nothing here but desert and for the most part you would be spot on

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Dec 18 2015· The opal mining town of Coober Pedy isn t the first place you d think of visiting in South Australia but with its endless desert views and sense of freedom it s the perfect antidote to

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Arid Areas Tours offers small group and personalized tours of Coober Pedy and surrounding areas Contact Details PHONE 08 8672 3008… Big4 Stuart Range Outback Tours Our air-conditioned Coober Pedy Bus Tours are a hassle free informative introduction to …

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Jan 29 2020· We recommend booking Umoona Opal Mine Museum tours ahead of time to secure your spot If you book with Tripadvisor you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund See all 3 Umoona Opal Mine Museum tours on Tripadvisor

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Dec 18 2019· Cairn Hill Mine near Coober Pedy DOZENS of mining workers have been made redundant a week before Christmas following the sudden closure of the CU-River s Cairn Hill mine The company has now confirmed the closure of the iron-ore mine 50km southeast of Coober Pedy which had employed about 80 people many from the local area …

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