Project Description

Visit our  Andamooka Observatory German Gully Underground Opal Mine as part of the Opal Mining 101 tour

Want to know about opal mining? How to get started and where to go? How to get a claim? Good noodling spots? What are the rules?
Learn about Karkaroo the juvenile Andamooka Plesiosaur, ancient cephalopods, the Eromanga Sea, and South Australia’s only known dinosaur ‘Kakuru Kujani!
Local history and opal lore
The tour includes a visit to Cal the Stoner’s Outdoor Stonemasonry Studio and to the One Tree Hill and German Gully opal fields.
Daily 10 am & 2 pm
Adults $50 / Kids: $25 / Kids under 5 are free.
2-hour tour with local guides

We recommend to wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little dirt/dust on from noodling and to bring water, sunscreen, insect repellant and sturdy footwear

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Contact: 0487112747