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Opals Down Under
Palmview, Sunshine Coast Area

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Situated on the Bruce Highway on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Opals Down Under has one of the finest selections of opals you'll see anywhere in the world. This magnificent display of opals will have your jaw dropping, your eyes sparkling, and give you opal fever in no time!

Forget your grandma's ugly old triplet brooch - opals are fresh, exciting, and fashionable! These amazing gemstones are a timeless living rainbow right before your eyes. Opals Down Under specialises in all types of opal, including white opal, crystal opal, boulder opal, and the world famous black opal.

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Visit the experts in opal, with over 40 years experience in professional opal mining, cutting, wholesale and retail in the family. Opals Down Under cut all of their own opals, therefore prices are very reasonable. Learn how opals are mined by watching a fascinating documentary, or watch opals being cut in person by a professional opal cutter. (Please book in advance).

Relax in the spacious, air conditioned showroom as you browse through a large selection of loose opals and opal jewellery to suit any budget. Opals make the perfect Australian gift, or maybe you just want to treat yourself!

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  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area


  • Fossicking
  • Shopping

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Children are welcome, and can search for their own precious gemstones in the 'Scratch Patch' fossicking area - Big Rainbow.

Guests with a disability are catered for and there is wheelchair access with assistance.

Further Details:
Fossick through hundreds of different gemstones in the 'Scratch Patch', where kids and adults alike can have lots of family fun hunting for their very own collection of gemstones and opals.
Here you'll also find hundreds of Aussie souvenirs, gemstone specimens, Australian made gifts, Aboriginal craft, and glassware. Friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful staff will assist you in finding the perfect thing.
Tax refund scheme available to overseas visitors. Tea and coffee, and light refreshments are available. Visit their website to see their online catalogue, with free global delivery and a money back guarantee!

How To Get There:
Situated on the Bruce Highway (the major highway from Brisbane to Cairns), Palmview, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Opals Down Under is conveniently located just north of the Caloundra turn off and is approximately one hour's drive north of Brisbane. By car it can be easily reached from Noosa (approximately 40 minutes), Maroochydore and Mooloolaba (approximately 15 minutes) and Caloundra (approximately 15 minutes). First exit one kilometre north of the Caloundra turn off. Look for the Opal Kangaroo.

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11 Ballantyne Court
Queensland 4553 Australia

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