Faye’s was hand dug by three women in the 1960s. It’s a little flowery, but the living-room swimming pool is a winner!
This interesting warren of tunnels was mined in 1916, and then hidden by the miners. The mine was rediscovered when excavations for a dugout home punched through into the labyrinth of tunnels. As well as the great s…
This is the town's largest and most impressive underground church, with intricate rock-wall carvings and a gorgeous vaulted ceiling. It's about 3km south of town.
The best place to check out a working excavation is Tom's, 2km southwest of town: miners continue their search for the big vein; visitors noodle for small fortunes. Self-guided tours run 8am, 10am, 2pm & 4pm and…
Coober Pedy's first church still has a sweet appeal, with statue-filled nooks and hushed classical music.
Remote sermons beamed onto a big screen.
Mutonia Sculpture Park is about 60km from Marree, and features several planes welded together with their tails buried in the ground to form 'Planehenge'.
Part of the Innamincka Regional Reserve, Cooper Creek has deep, permanent waterholes.
Prior to European settlement this area had a large Aboriginal population; relics such as middens and grinding stones can still be seen. The park has also semipermanent lakes.
Meandering through the sand hills of the Strzelecki Regional Reserve, the Strzelecki Track spans 460km from Lyndhurst, 80km south of Marree, to the tiny outpost of Innamincka.