Coober Pedy - Cities, Towns and Localities
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.
Check out some of
the listed Coober Pedy tours.
Coober Pedy Tours
Pedy Outback Scenic and Charter Flights
Emu Rocks Aviation
Bryant St (PO Box 72), COOBER PEDY SA
Ph: 08 8672 3067 Fax: 08 8672 3067
Offering a variety of flights including local scenic, breakaways,
Oodnadatta, Dalhousie Springs, Lake Eyre.
Desert Cave Reception Ph: +61 8 8672 5688 Fax: +61 8 8672 5198
On our tour you visit a working opal
field to see opal mining methods, the Breakaways, the famous Dog Fence,
the Serbian Underground Church, a genuine underground home and more.
PO Box 324, COOBER PEDY SA 5723 Ph/Fax: 08
The Great Outback Experience. One day 4WD
tour to Lake Eyre. Personal itineraries can be arranged.
The Mail Run
PO Box 324, COOBER PEDY SA 5723
Ph/Fax: 08 8672 5226
A 12 hour adventure. Travel with the Outback Mail man delivering mail to
historic Oodnadatta, William Creek and remote Cattle Stations. The Mail
Run travels over diverse country, including gibber plains, red sand
hills, and 120 million year old in-land seabeds.
Offering real Outback experiences travelling over vast cattle
properties, over gibber plains, red sand hills and ancient inland
seabeds. The Coober Pedy-Oodnadatta-William Creek one day Mail Run,
offers the experience of travelling with the mailman, delivering to the
historic outback towns of Oodnadatta and William Creek, as well as the
remote cattle stations including the worlds largest, Anna Creek. The
Mail Run departs from the Underground Bookshop in Coober Pedy at 9 am on
Mondays and Thursdays.
Opal Air Pty Ltd
Mobile: 0427 304 599
Scenic flights and air travel.
Radekas Desert Breakaways Tour
Oliver St, COOBER PEDY SA 5723 Ph: 08
8672 5223 Fax: 08 8672 5821
Tour visiting all of Coober Pedys attractions.
Martin Smiths Night Sky
PO Box 601, COOBER PEDY SA 5723
08 8672 5223 Mobile: 0417 800 409 Fax: 08 8672 5821
Stars for beginners, fun and educational, 75 minute presentation,
suitable for any age or nationality. Nightly in Coober Pedy (weather
Visit Fays Underground Home
Old Water Tank Rd, COOBER PEDY SA 5723 Ph:
08 8672 5029
Open for tours Mon-Sat 8 am to 5 pm (please follow the signs
form the Drive-in Theatre to Old Water Tank Rd.
Faye Nayler and her 2 friends dug this
dugout by hand using a pick and shovel back in the early 1950s. The first mail
truck to Coober Pedy was housed in the dugout kitchen and the lounge was used
for repair work.