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“scones”(7 reviews)
Explore the opal fields with friendly guides who are experienced opal miners Free pickup from your accomodation Complimentary Devonshire Tea! Go inside Fred Bodel’s, Lightning Ridge’s most treasured old mining camp – open only to Black Opal tours...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
+61 2 6829 0368
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

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

1  Thank Grammy1405
Reviewed 12 August 2015

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.

1  Thank Judy C
Reviewed 1 July 2015

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

2  Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 26 August 2014

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

4  Thank Shorty1404
Reviewed 21 August 2014

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

1  Thank HelenRaynes-Greenow
Reviewed 16 July 2014

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

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Bruce R
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Response from Kathy W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can’t remember but I would certainly remember if it was a rip-off. We thoroughly enjoyed it so must have been well worth the money 👍