Down and Dirty Opal Digging Tour

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Departure Days:

Daily.

Departure Time:

Available on request.

Duration:

4 hours.

Inclusions:


- Informative, instructional and entertaining video on opal mining to open up the mysterious world of discovering the stone of fire "The Coober Pedy Opal".
- Visit a working mine field to understand the various styles of opal mining and to relieve the hardship and joy of earlier times of opal mining.
- Entry to Quest Mine, where you will be supplied with a hard hat, torch and handpick. Get down and dirty fossicking for your own fortune.
- Access to the "Jewellery Shop".
- Experience the safe, fun, informative way to mine your own opal.- Hotel pick-up.
- Viewing of informative opal mining video.
- Entry to Quest Mine and use of hardhat, torch and handpick.
- Access to the 'Jewellers Shop' mullock to learn how to noodle (fossick).

Pickup:

Coober Pedy hotels.

Dropoff:

Coober Pedy hotels.

Departure Point:

Desert Cave Hotel.

Cost:

A$220 (2 Passengers)

Itinerary:

For those who want to experience the thrill of digging for a fortune, this tour offers a comprehensive hands-on opportunity.

This 4 hour tour includes:
- Informative, instructional and entertaining video on opal mining to open up the mysterious world of discovering the stone of fire "The Coober Pedy Opal".
- A visit to a working mine field to understand the various styles of opal mining, and to relive the hardship and joy of earlier times of opal mining.
- Entry to the Quest Mine where you will be supplied with a hard hat, torch and handpick. Get down and get dirty fossicking for your own fortune.
- Access to the "Jewellers Shop" mullock heaps for an experience in noodling (fossicking).
- Experience the safe, fun, informative way to mine your own opal.

Child Policy:

Accommodation:
Child: 0-11 years inclusive - free of charge when sharing with adults and using existing bedding.

Desert Cave Tour, Down and Dirty Opal Digging Tour, Sunset Ghosts and Stars Tour, 3 Day Taste of Opal, 4 Day Outback Colour:
Child: 0-5 years - not catered for.
Child: 6-14 years inclusive - child rates apply.

Outback Mail Run:
Child: 0-11 years - not catered for.
Child: 12-14 years inclusive - adult rates apply.

Important Information:


Departure Days:
- This tour is available on demand; 24 hours notice must be given.

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