TOWN TOURS from $55pp
9am & 2pm – 7 days a week

See the best there is to see of the Ridge – from $55pp. Highlight of this tour: Guided underground mine tour (Walk In Mine), Amigos Castle, morning/afternoon tea, opal cutting demonstration, Lightning Ridge and surrounding opal fields and much much more…….

FULL DAY TOURS from $120pp
Glengarry, Grawin & Sheppyard Opal fields and pubs

The real deal outback mining experience from $120pp. On this FULL DAY TOUR you will visit all three unique bush pubs located out on the opal fields, all other sights and go fossicking for opals.
Let OUTBACK OPAL TOURS take you on the dirt roads and give your car a brake…

A HIDDEN GEM –  Evening Tour $80pp

The night is hosted by, award-winning entertainers, Mel & Susie in their off-grid art camp on the opal fields. Includes camp oven dinner & dessert, camp tour and show in A HIDDEN GEM bush theatre.

Group tours


We can organise our tours for larger groups, coaches, fly-in groups and as private tours.

Please enquire about details and any tailored tours…


offer a variety of tours for you to choose from

All our tours can be booked directly with us or with your friendly staff at your accommodation place or Visitor Information Centre in Lightning Ridge. For all ours tours we do pick-up/drop-off from all accommodation places in Lightning Ridge or the Visitor Information Centre.

Meet The Team


for your tours to explore Lightning Ridge?

Our tours are the real deal and offer a memorable outback experience for all age groups. OUTBACK OPAL TOURS has over 14 years’ experience in providing travellers with an unforgettable experience in and around our unique opal mining town of Lightning Ridge. Our tour guide are all locals with opal mining experience and background. We pride ourselves on the high standard of our guides who are very passionate about the Ridge and black opal mining. They all provide a sound knowledge of local history, culture, geology and environment.

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