Located in northern South of Australia, Coober Pedy is a town 846 kilometers north of Adelaide, with a population about 1,916 people. Coober Pedy is also called "opal capital of the world" because it has huge amounts of opals. In Coober Pedy lived Aboriginal people, so if you will visit this place, you will find out interesting things about its past. So, if you are a history enthusiastic, then you must come to Coober Pedy. Graveyards, mines and underground churches are one of the main interesting things you will see.
Top Attractions Within Coober Pedy
Alice Springs is a town near Coober Pedy, known for its culture, history and beautiful landscapes. In Alice Springs you will find Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage. Tourism infrastructure allows tourists to admire this wonderful place, so you will see native animals and plants.
The Tattersall’s Finke Desert Race is a two-days race through dessert. It is an important event and would be very interesting to see something like that, especially if it is for the first time. The event takes place each year on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, which means the second weekend in June.
Waterhole Airport is an airport in Coober Pedy which has flights that will take you to Adelaide, so you can visit other surrounding places, which is incredible as you will enlarge your tourist attractions area.
Coober Pedy is a fascinating place that will surely amaze you. You will see interesting things and places, but do not forget to take photos and to admire this place as much as you can. You will always remember a place like that! With many things to find out about the history of this place, it is a great choice for your holiday destination! Quality services and great accommodation are other advantages that attract tourists here!