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Discover Coober Pedy History

Uncover the past

Our Opal Collection

Exciting news! While we're busy crafting our online shop to bring you the finest opal jewellery and special designs, you can still dive into the world of opal with us. Feel free to reach out directly to inquire about our stunning opal jewellery and bespoke creations. Our family is here to assist you every step of the way, ensuring you find the perfect piece to treasure forever. Contact us today to explore the endless possibilities of opal elegance.

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Behind the Experience

Explore the captivating depths of history at Old Timers Mine, an extraordinary destination nestled in the heart of Coober Pedy, South Australia.


Delve into the enchanting world of opals through our underground experience, featuring self-guided tours, opal noodling pits, and a mesmerising display of opal jewellery.


Unearth the rich tapestry of the past in our historic museum. With a commitment to reliability, expertise, and authenticity, we ensure an unforgettable journey through time and tradition. Join us and discover the allure of Old Timers Mine firsthand.

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What we offer

Opal Mine


Undeground Home

Relive history and step back in time to 1916 with this original opal mine, historical museum and underground home, designed to give you the ultimate underground experience.


Continuous self guided tour and maps available in different languages.


Come and see some of the first opal found by Willie Hutchison in 1915.


Try your luck and look for opal in our noodling pits. Kids will love it.


• Explore an historic 1916 Opal Mine

• See the natural seams of opal and fossils

• Admire opal with UV lights

• Walk through original underground homes

• Continuous self-guided tours

• Underground gift-shop

• Historic museum

• Opal jewellery

• Noodle in the pits

• Large range of souvenirs

RV Camp

Old Timers Mine offers a RV Park for everyone wishing to stay in Coober Pedy for a few nights. Some rules apply.

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