Quilpie Opal Fossicking

Agri, Mining and Industry

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT AS PART OF THE RESPONSE TO COVID-19 , ALL FOSSICKING AREAS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Allow the Quilpie Shire to introduce you to a radiant beauty – the exquisite boulder opal.

Try your luck at finding your own piece of opal, the Quilpie Shire Council fossicking area, two kilometres west of Quilpie, provides a real opportunity for all ages to have a go at uncovering this pretty gemstone. Fossick for free and no permit required.

Facilities

Carpark Family Walk Walks

Rates

Free Entry

Nearby Things to Do

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Baldy Top Lookout

Baldy Top Lookout

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piece of opal being cut and polished

Quilpie Opal Fossicking

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Quilpie Shire Military History Museum

Quilpie Shire Military History Museum

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Inside Powerhouse Quilpie

Quilpie Powerhouse Museum

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This building is the original Cheepie Railway Station, relocataed in Quilpie February 2017

Quilpie Shire Railway Museum

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'End of the Line' cattle wagon

Quilpie’s ‘End of the Line’

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