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Underground Display at Desert Cave Hotel

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Published February 28th 2019
One stop place to know all about past, present until future of Coober Pedy
The underground display at Desert Cave Hotel Cobber Pedy might be the most complete interpretive display about Coober Pedy. Open from 8am to 8pm daily, this exhibition is free for everyone.



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Down, down, underground


This informative underground display centre is set in sandstone passages and will give you interesting information about Coober Pedy's past and present, formation and mining of opal, and visual displays of the unique Outback landscape. You will start your adventure to reveal more about Coober Pedy from Desert Cave Hotel's reception area, then walk underground to the display area to come up in the little shopping mall of the hotel.



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Photos that show the beauty of Coober Pedy




There are some photos of Coober Pedy in the olden days, lifestyles of people in that era, brave and adventurous people who become the foundation of this opal town and Coober Pedy today. There is a big map showing where opals can be found around Australia, displays of some machinery to mine opal and details of how dangerous mining opals is.

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Original projector from Coober Pedy drive-in




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Map of Australian opal


Some parts of this exhibition explore the history of Desert Cave Hotel and the man - Umberto Coro - behind this multi-award winning hotel. At the end of this exhibition, you can find an underground bar and restaurant and also a gift shop.







Located on 1 Hutchison Street Coober Pedy, this exhibition will tell you all about Coober Pedy.


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Why? One stop place to know all about past, present until future of Coober Pedy
When: 8am to 8pm daily
Phone: (08) 8672 5688
Where: 1 Hutchison St, Coober Pedy SA 5723
Cost: Free
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