Boulder Opal Mining Field

Queensland outback

Here is two major boulder opal fields in Queensland.

【 Winton Field 】


Located approximately 1500km Northwest of Gold Coast, this town has population of 900.(experience WINTON)


Boulder opal fields are further 100km from Winton - Opalton, Happy Valley and Jundah is where opals are actually produced.


Opalton was a busy opal mining town with thousands of miners in the early 1900's, but now only about 20 people live here.

Happy Valley

Happy Valley mine

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