Coober Pedy is a unique and fascinating town located in the heart of the South Australian outback. Known as the "Opal Capital of the World," Coober Pedy is famous for its opal mines and the unique underground homes and businesses that have been carved into the earth.
Visitors to Coober Pedy can take a tour of the underground mines to learn about the history and geology of the area, or visit the underground homes and churches that offer a glimpse into the town's unique way of life. Many of the homes are equipped with modern amenities, such as air conditioning and Wi-Fi, making them comfortable and livable despite their unconventional location.
Coober Pedy is also home to a number of museums and galleries, showcasing the area's rich Aboriginal history and culture, as well as the art and craftsmanship of the local opal industry.