Old Timers Mine Self Guided Tour
Visit the Old Timers Mine and Museum, Coober Pedy's premier, affordable and family friendly tourist attraction. Explore an historic 1916 underground opal mine, museum and 1920 to 1990 home. View three large good quality opal seams, opalised sea shells in the roof in their natural state and Coober Pedy's largest painted lady opal. Browse and compare opal prices of opal jewellery mined, cut and polished, and set locally at the Underground Opal and Gift shop. Enjoy a continuous self guided tour with written guides in a number of different languages including English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Dutch and Hebrew. Free opal mining machine demonstrations, blower and tunnelling machine available at 9.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Noodle the pit after your tour for the chance to find a special piece of opal - yours to keep. Audio guides available.
Operates: Tour departs daily on your arrival.