Welcome to the Old Timers Mine Coober Pedy

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South Australia's best Tourist Attraction 2011


Welcome to the Old Timers Mine, Coober Pedy South Australia, winner of many tourism awards including tqual01the South Australia Heritage and Cultural tourism award. A South Australia tourist attraction 850 kilometres north of Adelaide, Coober Pedy weather is a town of great extremes pleasant in the winter and hot in the summer as appose to Adelaide weather. Coober Pedy is situated in the Flinders Rangers and Outback regions.


The Old Timers Mine and Museum opens a window on the fascinating history of opal mining in Coober Pedy, revealing not only the hard physical grind and the occasional bonanza that was mining in the early days, but also an intriguing mystery at the heart of the mine.

oldtimerThe original mine dates back to 1916, but the old miners, whoever they were, concealed its existence by back-filling the shafts. The mystery is why they never...



Old Timers Mine Video

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Old Timers Mine Promotional Video



Beneath the Earth

Roadtrip Australia: Van-Tastic Adventures in Coober Pedy

Things get heart-poundingly spooky and head-poundingly clumsy when Willie and Andrew visit Coober Pedy's Old Timers Mine on their roadtrip through the Northern Territory of Australia with Van-Tastic Adventures.

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Old Timers Mine Van-Tastic Road Trip

Coobers Weather



Winner 2008

Winner 2008

Old Timers Mine Contact

Trevor Berry
Old Timers Mine
ABN 60 769 754 688
Berryd Opals
ABN 35 015 925 246
Bus Hrs 61 08 86725555
Aft Hrs 61 08 86723802
PO Box 711 Coober Pedy
South Australia 5723

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