Coober Pedy the underground town and Opal capital of the world. 

In the heart of the South Australia outback,  is the multi cultural mining town. 

Since the 1960s it rapidly expanded, with Europeans moving in to make there fortunes. 

Also today it is famous for its underground homes, Churches and shops. It’s definitely a place for the curious eye. 

Discovered in 1914, by a young boy who wander away from his camp to find water. He later returned, informing the camp he had found a waterhole aswell as bag of opal. Over the years the rush for opal expanded and the population increased. 

Today there are tours on offer to get an insight into the Opal capital of the world. Offering you a chance to see some spectacular scenery.  

         The open road (Stuart highway) 

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