2020 National Opal Symposium

Start date: April 8, 2020 - End date: April 10, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Coober Pedy
2020 sees the National Opal Symposium returning to Coober Pedy. Joins us in creating a clear 20/20 vision for the future of Opal Mining. Only together are we able to share discoveries, new techniques, discuss the virtues of our ethically sourced Australian Opal and unite to keep the industry and our National Gem Stone flourishing!

The GREAT Kanku-Breakaways Marathon & Fun Run

Date: May 21, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park
The Great Kanku‑Breakaways Marathon and Fun Run is held in the magnificent Kanku–Breakaways Conservation Park, 30kms north of Coober Pedy, in outback South Australia. Coober Pedy and its surrounds are often described as moon-like, with the landscape dotted with shafts and mullock heaps from opal mining activities.  ​Originally run from Coober Pedy to the Breakaways, the event […]

Coober Pedy Races & Gymkhana 50th year

Start date: August 9, 2019 - End date: August 10, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Coober Pedy Race Club
2019 celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Coober Pedy Amateur Gymkhana and Race Club. Arriving in town on Friday with their horses, bikes and swags, Station folk kick up their heels and enjoy the hospitality of the town. Friday 9th August, 4pm, starts with a Meet & Greet at trackside with a BBQ Spit at 6pm. […]