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Opals Down Under

11 Ballantyne Ct | Glenview, Glenview, Queensland 4553, Australia
+61 7 5494 5400
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Great little find.

After spending a day in the area we stopped off for the kids to have a fossick! They loved it!! $8... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kate L
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Perth
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Opals NOT Down Under!

I felt it was a great place to go to after reading about it on a children’s activities website... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
FTSaKS
,
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Situated on the Bruce Highway on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Opals Down Under has one of the finest selections of opals you'll see anywhere in the world. This magnificent display of opals will have your jaw dropping, your eyes sparkling, and give you opal fever in no time! Opals are fresh, exciting, and fashionable - these amazing gemstones really are a timeless living rainbow right before your eyes. Opals Down Under specialises in all types of opal, including white opal, crystal opal, boulder opal, and the world famous black opal. With over 45 years experience in professional opal mining, cutting, wholesale and retail, we are experts in Australian opal. You can rest assured in the knowledge that you are dealing with highly reputable opal specialists. We offer excellent value to our customers by purchasing rough opal directly from opal miners and cutting it on the premises. At Opals Down Under, you can learn how opals are mined by watching a fascinating documentary, or watch opals go from 'Outback to Outstanding' as they are cut in person by our professional opal cutter. (Please book in advance, weekdays only). Watch as opals are transformed from rough rocks into beautiful gemstones in our opal cutting workshop.
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4 weeks ago
“Great little find. ”
14 Jan 2018
“So glad we called in!”
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11 Ballantyne Ct | Glenview, Glenview, Queensland 4553, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After spending a day in the area we stopped off for the kids to have a fossick! They loved it!! $8 to fill a small tub of gems, they can find outside from 3 areas. They didn’t care much to match the gems with the...More

Thank Kate L
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I felt it was a great place to go to after reading about it on a children’s activities website. Rounding down to a two hour drive there and two hours drive back, this place was not as great as described and the photos provided in...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Can't believe we have never called in to this wonderful place! I took an 'old' opal pendant in to the shop seeking advice re replacing the opal. Received excellent advice from Scott who helped us select a beautiful opal. Left the pendant with Scott for...More

Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time! Free entry and cheap for the kids to gig for gems! and the shop was very affordable as well!

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Really well set out tourist attraction with friendly staff to help make the visit enjoyable. Lots of opals, souvenirs and trinkets to explore. A good range of quality pieces and prices to suit all. Good activities for young families available. Can be a little difficult...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A bit difficult to find as it seems to be located in a residential area, but once inside the store the quality and selection of merchandise does not disappoint. Whether looking for low or high end jewelry you will probably find something here. Our sales...More

Thank Theresa Z
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

A great afternoon spent visiting a retail outlet that sells opals and fossil rocks. Opal jewellery for all occassions and you can spend as little as one dollar to forty thousand dollars. The place is also kids friendly and the staff are helpful and friendly...More

Thank Joseph M
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Not only is digging for gold & gems fun for the children but also the big kids!lol! I have never seen my husband so focused on looking for something! My boys loved filling up there containers with beautiful gems. The staff were so very friendly...More

Thank Klou75
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went to look for Opal gift for upcoming birthday...also ask re ring where Opal was well past its best! Friendly helpful staff - decided on new Opal for the ring I was blown away when saw the finished product more than happy, brought my ring...More

Thank cruzysuz
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

What a nice way to spend a couple of hours. The hunt for the golden rock is very contagious, the kids loved it as well as the adults. Collecting gem stones was lots of fun. The shop has a wide variety of quality items with...More

Thank Linda G
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