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Old Timers Mine Self Guided Tour

Price from $15


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. Noodle the pit after your tour for the chance to find a special piece of opal - yours to keep.

Operates: Tour departs daily on your arrival.


From $ 15 to $ 15
Derived from 1 person rate.


  • Service Schedule

    Our tours are self guided, so you can go through anytime between 9 and 4:30.

  • Trail Duration

    90 Minutes

  • Minimum Capacity


  • Maximum Capacity


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled

    Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.
    Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.
    Suitable for guests with a hearing impairment, from mild hearing loss to profoundly deaf.
    Disabled access available, contact operator for details

  • Vertical classifications

    Half Day or Less

  • Activities