The Opal Cave Lightning Ridge

Opal Cave Lightning Ridge

Situated in the Centre of Lightning Ridge and is particularly visible as it has an original "John Murray" mural completely covering and surrounding the two-storey building.

The interior of the Opal Cave is created in the form of an underground mine, complete with mining shaft and underground opal miner.

Some features you will experience in the Opal Cave are:

  • Rub and polish your own opal here!
  • Also...Free Tour Guide for Coaches
  • Free Opal explanation
  • Opal Waterfall
  • Mineshaft with Underground miner
  • Booking Agent for Countrylink and Coach Companies
  • Pet friendly 

An "almost underground experience", in the middle of town. Explore the largest range of opals, jewellery, souvenirs and exclusive opal clay pottery.

Opening Hours

Tuesday 9 am–5 pm
Wednesday 9 am–5 pm
Thursday 9 am–5 pm
Friday 9 am–5 pm
Saturday 9 am–5 pm
Sunday 9 am–5 pm
Monday 9 am–5 pm


0456 209 333