Faye's Underground Home, Coober Pedy

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At Faye's Underground Home, take a peek into the Hobbit-like existence of Coober Pedy residents. Inhabitants of the opal-mining town beat the South Australian heat by building their homes beneath the Earth's surface. With its small indoor pool, fully-furnished kitchen, fireplace (for winter heating), and comfortably furnished rooms you'll find Faye's home particularly sophisticated. Faye no longer lives here, but the current couple residing in her home has opened it to the public. Take a tour from them for a small fee, and listen to the history of the town and Faye's ingenious little home. The house's location underground moderates its temperature year-round, so you should be comfortable whenever you visit. By using our Coober Pedy holiday builder site , you can arrange your visit to Faye's Underground Home and other attractions in Coober Pedy.
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  • October 8, 2017
    This was a very interesting place to visit for us and the kids. The caretakers looking after the house are very informative and welcoming. We couldn't do the one tour, however friends we were travelli...  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    Amazing story from, it would appear, Coober Pedy's only 'celebrity'. Gorgeous house with a Bar! Interesting tales on how it was all built and how much work went into it. Well worth it  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    Well worth a look amazing place . Great couple that do the tours very friendly and lots of information regarding fayes home. Do the mine tour as well for the extra few dollars it’s well worth it. 15 d...  more »

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