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The Breakaways, Coober Pedy
Coober Pedy, Outback South Australia

Explore Coober Pedy: a quirky underground town in the heart of the desert.

Journey to the underground town of Coober Pedy – Australia’s opal capital, boasting a sun-baked lunar landscape, fascinating history and a unique way of life. Descend beneath the ground and discover a labyrinth of underground houses, hotels and even shops. Fall asleep tucked beneath the earth’s surface in one of the town’s famous dugouts. Watch this iconic outback town change colour with the famous Outback sunsets, visit one of nature’s most iconic natural wonders, unearth the town’s mining history or fossick for your own opals.
Coober Pedy