The Coober Pedy Opal Fields are pitted with abandoned prospecting drill holes up to 30m deep. Estimated over 1,500,000 open shafts. Please beware and adhere to the following warnings.

1. It is illegal to go on a pegged claim without the miner’s permission.

2. Beware of machinery in operation.

3. Do not go onto the opal fields at night.

4. Watch where you walk and do not walk backwards, especially when taking photographs.