Coober Pedy - Australia - The Underground City

Coober Pedy is one of the most inaccessible cities in Australia, about 846 km north of Adelaide, which is known for its difficult climate. In 1915, after there was found a deposit of opal, many miners were installed in Coober Pedy. But soon they realized that the temperatures were extremely high, so they decided to live underground. Now in Coober Pedy there are several hotels and inns, especially designed for tourists all over the world, to see this unusual town. The town has gift shops selling opal jewelry, a couple of museums and a church. Also for golf lovers, the city offers the possibility of golf courses. Coober Pedy is among filmmakers favorite spot and has been prominently featured in movies such as Pitch Black, Red Planet and Opal Dream. This amazing town hosts some awesome natural landscapes, including the Painted Desert, the Moon Plain and the Breakaways. You can tag along with the famous Outback Mail Run to Oodnadatta and William Creek, or join the nightly Star Gazing Tour on the Moon Plain.


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