On arrival into Coober Pedy.
Under the ground houses:
The pipes sticking out of the ground in the foreground are openings & light wells for under the ground houses.
Coober Pedy Hotel:
Under the ground Hotel - The Desert Cave Hotel:
The Desert Cave Hotel allows you to experience dug-out style living, under the ground shops, bar & opal display areas. The visitors can stay under the ground, while above the ground rooms are also available. Sleeping under the ground can be a unique experience, its quiet, cool, dark & airy - the rooms are spacious with high ceilings.
Art With Eatables.
Ads Using Swimming Pool.
Manhole Based Advertisements.
Jun 20, 2008
Coober Pedy is a town located in northern South Australia which houses a unique way of life. Many may think that living under the ground does not make much sense, but one needs to rethink once the summer temperatures of these deserts of South Australia are brought into the picture, many residents preferred to live in caves in the hillsides. The surface living needs air-conditioning, especially during the summer months, when temperatures often exceed 104 degrees Fahrenheit, but it can get quite cool in the winter. Miners first moved in around about 1916. For a similar price to a house on the surface a standard three-bedroom cave home with lounge, kitchen, & bathroom can be excavated out of the rock in the hillside.