Date: July 2022
Join our Australia gemstone tour and discover the Lightning Ridge Opal Festival.
The Lightning Ridge Opal Festival founded back in 1971 and was designed to celebrate the culture and character of opal mining. The festival now attracts over 4,000 people from all around the world and is the largest opal event in Australia.
Our Australia gemstone tour has been organised for those who would like to learn more about gemstones in Australia and who would like to experience mining firsthand.
Planned over 5 days, you will be travelling in a small group of like-minded people and in the safe hands of an experienced tour guide.
Australia’s Lightning Ridge Opal Festival offers a fantastic experience for gemstone lovers and you will get to enjoy everything this great town has to offer plus some hidden gems.
The Australia gemstone tour will include all activities organised by Outback Opal Tours in Lightning Ridge. Our group will first meet together in Lightning Ridge and over the 5 days, we will cover the following although a full Gem Tour itinerary will be available nearer the time.
What you can expect on our gemstone tour:
• One-day at the opal festival with a guide
• Full day tour of Lightning Ridge
• Visit an opal mine
• Town tour including a visit to the Chambers of the Black Hand and the John Murray Art Gallery
• Hidden Gem Evening Tour ……and many more activities.
This will truly be a trip of a lifetime, offering adventure and experiences that you’ll never forget.
Visit our introduction page and gallery about Gemstones in Australia to get a feel for what you can expect from this unique trip.
Register for this amazing tour via the registration button below. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we’ll be happy to discuss the trip in more detail.