This tour gave us so much information about Lightning Ridge. Dave the tour guide is a miner and gave us a great insight into the life there. We also did the optional Chambers of the Black Hand - amazing!!
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*4 steps underground and a experience in opal mining and some of the most elaborate sculptures. All carved into rock by a gentleman who just had a passion to try his hand at art. . The mine tour is after a drive around lighting ridge...More
What a great way to get a local's perspective of Lightning Ridge. Our tour guide, Dave was great value; informative, humorous and a wealth of knowledge which gave us a great insight into this quirky outback town. The tour included afternoon tea and the opportunity...More
We only had a short time in Lightning Ridge so opted for this tour and so glad we did. Dave was a great tour guide, a local with a wealth of knowledge about this quirky little place and its vast array of colourful characters. courful
We enjoyed our tour of Lightning Ridge and learnt some of the history of this quaint town, toured around the Miners camps, did some fossicking, saw some of the points of interest and enjoyed Devonshire afternoon tea. A thoroughly interesting afternoon.
My husband and I took the three hour tour on Tuesday (30/6) on a very wet morning because we got 18mls of rain overnight. Larry arrived promptly at 8am at the Opal Caravan park, where we were staying. He took us around town, pointing out...More
We booked this tour on our last day in Lightning Ridge and I wish we had done it the first day. Our tour guide was Dave who was an opal miner. The tour was enjoyable and very informative. It gave you a bit of history...More
We went on the OPAL TOUR with a group so we all knew each other. Dave was our driver who spoke in a very loud and clear voice which was most appreciated. The tour took in most of the town and some camps around the...More
Dave took us around the local sites on this day and it was an excellent insight in local characters and history. I really recommend this rather than trying to drive around yourself. We heard so many great stories. Worth every cent. We did the Black...More