Find out about the Aboriginal & Mining History of Coober Pedy.

Umoona is an original opal mine on Coober Pedy’s main street that has been converted into the town’s largest single underground tourist attraction – a “must see” in Coober Pedy.

What the Umoona Opal Mine & Museum offers you

Guided Tours

Learn about the Story of Opal, different Types and Qualities of Opal, examples of hand dug and modern dugouts and Living underground.

Group Tours & Accommodation

The Umoona Opal Mine & Museum also offers extended and Custom Tours to suit small & big Groups.

Opal Shop

One of the biggest range of Coober Pedy opal in rough and cut stones, opal curios such as opalised shells, opal pipes and Black opal.

“The tour and information on the opal fields is great. The gem shop was very nice. The tour of the under ground mine was a place to see”

-Attribute Name

“First you watch a movie about Coober Pedy & surrounding areas, then you’re guided down fairly steep passages & enter an underground apartment with kitchen & bathroom where a caretaker used to live.”

Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, 14 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy

Get in Contact with us

14 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy


8:00am - 18:00pm - Every day