Coober Pedy - an opal mining town located in the Outback of South Australia. It is situated within the erosional scarp of the Stuart Range which is generally stony and treeless. The town is surrounded by a moonscape like landscape dotted by shafts & mullock heaps from opal mining activities. It is recognised as the largest producer of Opal in the world.
Nearby are stunning natural landscapes such as The Breakaways and Moon Plain, both of which have featured in a number of movies eg. Mad Max, Priscilla Queen of the desert. A 4 hour tour departs daily at 1pm offering a full round trip of Coober Pedy`s interesting & unique sites.
Our motel room
s are 3.5 metres Underground in natural sandstone.
The Budget Rooms & Dormitories are 6.5 metres Underground all featuring the natural sandstone. Warm in Winter, Cool in Summer.
The outside appearance of Radeka Downunder Motel
& Backpackers Inn is of a Mediterranean Style with white arches and verandahs.
Motel Rooms have ensuite, Colour TV, Bar Size Fridge.
Budget Rooms and Dorms are all share facilities.
Internet Cafe / Wifi Zone, 24 Hour Camera Surveillanced Off Street Car Park, Games Room.
Restaurants, Supermarket, Post Office, Bank, Underground Church, Hotel
, Public Telephone all within 2 minute walk.
Communal kitchen & Laundry
Residential Underground Bar
Fully Equipped Communal Kitchen
Courtesy free pick up / drop off from Local Bus Terminal.
By prior arrangement, pick up / drop off available from Airport &Train ( Ghan) . A transfer fee is applicable for these services.
Daily 4 hour " Desert Breakaway Tour"
Nightly 1 Hour " Star Gazing Presentation"
Policies & Restrictions
Rooms are Non Smoking.
Pets Not Allowed
Rates & Availability
Motel Rates based on 1 or 2 persons @ $105.00 per night
Budget Rooms based on 1 or 2 persons @ $55.00 per night
Dormitory based on 1 person @ $22.00 per night
Dorm Beds are mainly in 4 Bed Dorms, but there are also 3 x 20 Bed Dorms available which are ideal for student or tour groups.
Tourist Information Desk
Student & Tour Groups can be Accommodated with free use of our communal kitchen.
Situated on the Stuart Highway 845 kms North of Adelaide, 686 kms South of Alice Springs and 745kms South East of Ayers Rock ( Uluru),
we are located in the centre of Coober Pedy between the BP & Mobil Service Stations.
Greyhound Bus from Alice Springs & Adelaide on daily basis.
Rex Airlines direct flight from Adelaide Sunday to Friday.
The Ghan Train - pick up/ drop off by arrangement
20% discount on Opal
Discount applies to YHA , VIP,or Student card holder on any Budget Rooms or dorms.
Children under 12 y/o - half price rate-" Desert Breakaway Tour"
and "Star Presentation"
|Dorm ||Motel ||Notes|
|All Year||A$ 35 ||A$ 160 ||Dorm p/p - Motel Single, Double or Twin|
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