Outback Opal Tours
Outback Opal Tours will take you on a real deal outback mining adventure where you get to see and experience the best Lightning Ridge has to offer.
Outback Opal Tours are an accredited tour operator that offers a variety of daily tours. Their friendly tour guides are extremely passionate about the opal industry, and all have an opal mining background.
As part of the daily Town Tour, you will go on a guided underground tour (Walk-In Mine), enjoy morning tea, learn about Amigo's Castle, see old miners’ camps like Gemseekers Paradise, watch an opal cutting demonstration and explore the Ridge and surrounding opal fields.
Full-Day Tours to Glengarry, Grawin, Sheepyard Opal fields and all bush pubs are available daily. Get an insight into the life of an opal miner and see how the locals live. It's a must for everyone wanting to experience something quite different, who loves fossicking and wants to learn more about the area including farming and wildlife.
Their fully air-conditioned coaches are the perfect option if you are looking to give your car a break from driving on un-sealed roads. Sit back and relax as we share stories and historical information about the opal mining industry, and about our famous Black Opal.
Large Group Tours, Coach Tours, Tag Along and Private Tours can also be organised.