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Coober Pedy: Desert Cave & Town Highlights Guided Tour

Product ID: 274212
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See the sights of Coober Pedy on a 4-hour guided tour. Venture into a former mine. See the famous Dog Fence. Visit an underground church.
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Duration 4 hours
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Pickup from your hotel in Coober Pedy.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of Coober Pedy from your knowledgable guide
  • Explore a former opal mine
  • View the Breakaways, a range of colorful exposed sandstone outcrops and enjoy drinks and a cheese platter while taking in the view
  • See the famous Dog Fence
  • Be awed by the Serbian Underground Church
Full description
Experience Coober Pedy, a town which is world-famous for its opal mining and its below-ground residences called “dugouts.” Get to know the underground homes, easy-going lifestyle, and the lunar landscape of Coober Pedy. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in Coober Pedy.

Learn about how the town supplies its water and generates power. Every element of life is hard-won in Coober Pedy. Venture down into Umoona, a former working mine. See the opal traces embedded in the sandstone. Learn about the process of opal formation. Visit an underground home.

View the Breakaways, a range of colorful exposed sandstone outcrops. Take in spectacular views over the Moon Plain– once an inland sea. This dramatically beautiful area has been the setting for many internationally-known movies. While at the Breakaways, enjoy drinks and a cheese platter while you take in the view. See the famous Dog Fence aka the Dingo Fence, which stretches 5,300 km across Australia.

Be awestruck by the Serbian Underground Church, a traditional Serbian Orthodox church which is carved deep into the sandstone. After your tour, enjoy a complimentary drink the Level Bar.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All entry fees
  • Drinks and Cheese platter at the Breakaways and a drink at the end of the tour at the Level Bar

From US$ 91.95 per person

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Product ID: 274212