The Polished Opal


Experience the thrill of releasing the fire from stone and learn about Australia’s national gemstone at hands-on workshops at The Polished Opal.

Each visitor receives three opals to polish under the guidance of artist and opal polishing expert Sonja van As. You will also receive a small display case in which to take your opals home.
No prior experience necessary. Sessions last approximately three hours and are restricted to four people. Children under 15 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (not suitable for those aged under eight).

Participants should wear short sleeves and tie long hair back.
Located two minutes drive (or 15 minutes’ walk) from Leura railway station.

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