Guided Tours through the Umoona Opal Mine

Tour times: 10 am, 2 pm, 4 pm daily


The Opal Mine – first worked in the 1920s, today we take people through the mine to see (and understand) how opal is formed and mined.

    • See “The Story of Opal” – a 20 minute award-winning documentary presented in an underground theatrette on three panoramic screens.
    • An explanation of opals including the different types and quality.
    • Underground dugout home – contrasting examples of an early hand dug and modern machine dug home.
    • Modern Dugout – Underground Home
    • Let us explain the reason and differences to living underground

As well you’ll get a 10% Discount on Jewellery not already discounted and Complimentary Tea/Coffee after your tour.


Cost – $12.00 adult, $6.00 children.

Family rates and coach group rates available…

We also offer extended and Custom Tours for Groups.