the 1st of February, 1915, when opal was first discovered here, Coober Pedy has
been supplying the world with the majority of gem quality opals.
Today, the uniqueness of Coober Pedy and its surround, make it a popular
tourist destination. One of the mainstay attractions in
Coober Pedy is the unique style of underground accommodation and authentic underground homes,
as well as the
museums, opal shops, opal mines, churches, galleries etc.
Following are some
other links that you may find of interest.