Underground in Coober Pedy

Faye's Underground Home

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!
Museum in Coober Pedy

Old Timers Mine

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…
Church in Coober Pedy

Serbian Orthodox Church

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.
Mine in Coober Pedy

Tom's Working Opal Mine

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…
Church in Coober Pedy

Catholic Church of St Peter & St Paul

Coober Pedy's first church still has a sweet appeal, with statue-filled nooks and hushed classical music.
Church in Coober Pedy

Catacomb Anglican Church

Remote sermons beamed onto a big screen.
Sculpture in Coward Springs to Marree

Mutonia Sculpture Park

Mutonia Sculpture Park is about 60km from Marree, and features several planes welded together with their tails buried in the ground to form 'Planehenge'.
Nature Reserve in Innamincka

Innamincka Regional Reserve

Part of the Innamincka Regional Reserve, Cooper Creek has deep, permanent waterholes.
National Park in Innamincka

Malkumba-Coongie Lakes National Park

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.
Nature Reserve in Strzelecki Track

Strzelecki Regional Reserve

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.