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Outback Opal Tours is a accredited tour operator in Lightning Ridge offering a variety of tours. Our popular "Town Tour" is running twice daily at 9am & 2pm - 7 days a week. See the best there is to see of the Ridge. As part of this tour you will go...more
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Lightning Ridge, New South Wales 2834, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Outback Opal Tours. Trip Advisor Our family (inc kids 9 & 4 year) did an all day tour with Borko which was fantastic. We all loved it and learnt so much. I was worried how Mr 4yrs would go but he loved it. Yes it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank highwaydreamsaust
Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for reviewing your Full Day Tour to the opal fields with tour guide Borko. We love to hear that you enjoyed your day and thought it was fun and informative at the same time. It is a great tour to experience because you get...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend to anyone visiting lightning ridge. Excellent, enjoyable day out. We got to go to closed venues as the guide had the key. Cost of underground mine tour is included in the tour package making this tour excellant value. A must do !!!!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank middoswheelestate
Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for giving us five stars****** for our Town Tour. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us seeing the sights in and around Lightning Ridge as well as hearing the stories of past &p present and going...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outback opal tours is truly amazing, we got picked up in an nicely air conditioned van with our humorous tour guide borko he was very knowledgeable about the area and the famous opals. He took us to one of the local mines it was great,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your five star review henzo246. Its fantastic to hear that you found our Town Tour truly amazing, informative and interesting. Its makes our day reading your comments about tour guide Borko and what you thought of the different parts of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tour was great. Tour guide Peter was very knowledgeable and just a great laidback guy. Gave a good overview of the town And it’s history. Underground mine was really interesting and Amigos castle is definitely something to be seen. This town is really something different...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Sandra for reviewing your tour with our guide Pete. We love to hear that he made it fun and informative for you and that you had a terrific morning. Thanks also for your kind words regarding knowledge and enthusiasm of the tour guide for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trevor picked us up promptly in the morning, and there were only a few on the tour, and he spoke loudly and clearly so we could all hear him. He also drove safely and looked after us. He was informative and very entertaining. We learned...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PenelopeC2002
Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks a lot for your great review. If you had Trevor as your tour guide I believe you did your tour with Black Opal Tours and not with us. Its awesome to hear though that you had such an amazing time. Best wishes from the...More

Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

We only booked the tour late yesterday and the company found 2 other couples to make it so we could go out. Absolutely fantastic. Had the best day out checking out the mining camps and claims, visiting the Club in the Scub and the Sheep...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much MaureenO148 for your five start review of your Full Day Tour with Pete as your tour guide. He is so passionate about these tours and loves showing people around this unique place. The area out there is like stepping back in...More

Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the tour with a very informative guide. Time flew as our guide was an extremely proud local.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your five star review of our tour and also your tour guide. Its fantastic to hear that you had great fun but also found the tour informative and well worth going. We appreciate you taking the time for sharing your feedback on...More

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Borko is the best tour guide I have ever had the pleasure to meet. If u are looking for the best tour to take make sure it is this one. So much fun and laughter had by all that went great places to visit. Three...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow thank you very much for your praise and your kind words about tour guide Borko and Full Day Tour to the Opal Fields & bush pubs. Its such a compliment to see what you commented in your review and it makes us super proud...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018

Had Petar to take us on the Grawin 3 pub full day tour a couple of days ago. Absolutely incredible day. Nothing too much trouble and saw so much of the "real deal" miners and learnt so much from him. This is an absolutely 'must"...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Pambo1 for sharing your experience of your Full Day Tour to the opal fields with other travellers. A big thanks also for giving us five stars and your great feedback. It always makes our day hearing that our guests had a great time...More

Reviewed 14 November 2018

We did the full day trip in mid October this year. We were lucky to have Peter as our tour guide out to the opal fields and pubs. Peter kept us entertained with his stories and sense of humor interwoven with history and information. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Franka F, Manager at Outback Opal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you very much Lynette for taking the time reviewing your Full Day Tour to the Opal fields and bush pubs with Borko. We love to hear that you had a fun day and felt entertained but also gained knowledge about opal mining and the...More

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The cost of the tour that I went on was $60 for a half day tour. There was a discounted price for Seniors with the appropriate card. They have numerous tours available, all with different costs. Outback Opal Tours has a very... More
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