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“Clever lady”

Faye's Underground Home
Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in Coober Pedy
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Faye’s house is just a little gem. The story of Fay is very interesting as you hear about her life and what she achieved. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

A must if you visit Coober Pedy is Faye's underground home and mine. An enthralling first time experience to witness the massive feat that Fay and her two friends achieved in building an underground house and to see how Opals were mined under trying conditions. The two tour operators are so dedicated and tell it as it was. We have no hesitation in recommending this tour.
Ronnie and Norma

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We did the house and mine tour. It was fascinating to see the way people lived in the underground houses and to experience the opal mine. A highlight for us was learning about Faye herself. What a woman she was! The guide we had was excellent and it's well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Faye’s is time capsule to the past!
Such an amazing place. Highly recommended as a must see for anyone visiting Coober Pedy.

Tour guide Grant was fantastic. Very knowledgeable, entertaining, and friendly.

Thank you Grant & Jan!

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Guide provided us with an overview of the history of the house and the people behind it. Certainly worthwhile putting it on your itinerary.

Thank Ray P
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