The Big Opal

Agri, Mining and Industry

Tour the first licensed opal mine that was open to the public in Lightning Ridge. The Big Opal is run by local miner Steve, who’s an expert on all things opal – from mining, to cutting, polishing and valuation.
His tour will show you a real working mine, plus you can have a go fossicking, and the on-site store is filled with some absolute gems.

Facilities

Carpark Coach Parking Family Friendly Gallery / Museum Picnic Area Shop / Gift Shop

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