Dreaming of a unique adventure? If so, the small town of Coober Pedy is the perfect destination for you. It is found underground in Australia. Yes, you read that right — underground. Residents live as such to avoid the extreme heat of the location. The unique town is often referred to as the “Opal Capital of the World” as it produces a lot of precious opals. Other than that, it is also a place worth visiting. It has a stunning landscape that has been used as a filming location for several movies now. You can tour the mines, fossick for gemstones, explore the painted desert, and even stay in an underground hotel. For the duration of your vacation, you can also opt to stay at an Airbnb accommodation underground or on land. To learn more, keep reading for the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Coober Pedy, Australia.
Relax in this self-contained cave-like studio after a busy day of touring Coober Pedy’s unique attractions. It’s complete with kitchen amenities, laundry facilities, a Wi-Fi connection, a television, and air conditioning. This rustic and quaint accommodation also has one bedroom, three beds, and one private bath.
Not to mention, its outdoor area is perfect for stargazing, and you can even walk on top of the roof to marvel at the beauty of the town, especially when the sun dawns on the lovely vicinity. What’s more, this property is a short distance from shops.
Ali's Underground Studio - Stunning Self ContainedCoober Pedy, South Australia, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe enjoyed our stay underground at ali’s with a comfortablebed hot shower and all we neededgreat location and view a great experience and comfortable home stay in a dugoutthe space is cosy very comfortable clean with all creature comforts you could wish forthe room is really comfortable and charming - loved the table and bay windowamazing view perfect location gorgeous roomvery nice and a clean placeamazing underground space very clean and so invitingclean a lot of tourist info good communicationit was very clean and the host was very hospitableit was cosy comfortable clean and in a great location
Host:such a beautiful place to stay and a wonderful host too - many thanksali is super helpful and there are lots of helpful trip tips and leaflets availablegreat dug out cosy and family friendlyali was really helpful and replies promptly to my messages and callali’s local tips are really helpfulRead more reviewsgreat place and location definitely recommendgreat location fantastic set up insidethe location is ok we walked in the center in approximately 20minunique place in a very interesting part of australiaali’s place has been a wonderful experience on our trip from tasmania to alice springs
This wonderfully carved underground home was made for your comfort and relaxation. It has two bedrooms, four beds, and one bath, along with a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, and free parking. For your entertainment, Wi-Fi, television, a covered veranda, outdoor seating, and even some children’s books and toys are available.
Pets are allowed inside as long as you inform the host beforehand. Here, you might be able to locate little opals in the yard, which is where former miners used to clean their treasures. You might even see remnants of opal in the wall. The accommodation is a two-minute walk to the top of the hill where you can enjoy the tranquil desert views. It’s a 5-minute drive to the town center and 20 to 30 minutes to the famous Breakaways.
Underground Gem - 2 Bedroom apartment pet friendlyCoober Pedy, South Australia, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfree wifi underground was greatmy wife was impressed with the quality sheets and very complete and homely kitchenthe dugout is thoughtfully laid out with modern furniture and would be easily comfortable for a small groupthe beds were a bit firm for my preference but beyond this our stay was pleasantvery clean and securegreat spacious and clean accommodationthe flat is clean big and just increadibleit felt very spacious clean and homeythe property is as described clean comfortable quiet and picturesque
Host:that is the sign of an excellent airbnb hostoffered helpful suggestions to easily remedy the situationdean the property manager stays next door and was incredibly helpful upon our arrivaleva is very patient and kind and this house can definitely give you unique experiencedean was helpful friendly and offered heaps of great adviceRead more reviewsthe house was in the perfect locationamazing accommodation with great location 10 minutes out of townthis is just such a wonderful place to staya great place to stay
Clean and comfortable, this dug-out will make you feel at home. It’s suitable for families, couples, and a group of friends who prefer a laid-back place to stay in whilst on vacation. The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessities, including a coffee pod machine for early mornings.
Other amenities include a grill and parking. There’s a split system air conditioner for your comfort, ensuring that you stay cool even during summertime. The accommodation houses two bedrooms and two baths. Plus, it is 2.5 km (1.6m) from the town center.
Dinky Di's Dugout. Spacious, airy underground homeCoober Pedy, South Australia, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewskitchen is well equipped and there is a coffee machine and all kinds of teas are availablediane’s place is full of style and personal touches very comfortable and beautifully presentedeverything was clean and welcomingclean convenient beautiful housebeds were comfortable everything was clean & tidy & presented wellso clean so much effort and thought put into the stay and housethe home was extremely clean and comfortable and communication was smooth and hassle free
Host:di is a wonderful host and person :)diane was a great host and made us feel very welcomethank you di you'rean amazing and caring hostthe dug out itself was fantastic however our host made our stay all the more memorableexcellent place well maintained and host is very friendly highly recommendedRead more reviewsvery well equipped and great locationit was a very cute homey place and well furnishedit felt like walking through caves to get to other roomsgreat unique experience - di's dugout is a great place to spend a few days
This lovely, capacious dug-out can sleep up to nine people. It’s located in a safe, quiet area of Coober Pedy. A barbecue, laundry facilities, a full kitchen, a coffee pod machine, and even a noodling pit for the youngsters are all included in this home. There are even ceiling fans for your comfort.
Additionally, it houses three bedrooms and two baths, all of which are comfortable and clean. This is 2.5km (1.6m) from the town center, and you can available a transport service or rent a vehicle so you can go wherever you want.
Di's Place. A Unique hand dug underground homeCoober Pedy, South Australia, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit had comfortable beds lounge furniture and everything we neededi thought i might be claustrophobic underground but the rooms are big and ceilings high so it felt fineplenty of space and a great kitchenit was scrupulously clean peaceful and delightfully homelythe place was clean and very well equippednice and clean lovely dugoutbrilliantly quirky home well appointed clean and inviting absolutely recommendthe accomodation is gorgeous and clean and a must visit
Host:great dugout & host highly recommendthoroughly enjoyable and di is a fantastic hostdi was a great host with lots of local knowledgeshe is friendly affable and of course very helpful and courteousdi was amazing so helpful and very welcoming and informativeRead more reviewsgreat place kids loved it what a magic experiencewe loved di’s place and digreat place to stay should’ve stayed longerthanks di for the great stay at your placewow amazing di's place is beautiful to be in
For the ones who are a bit uneasy with staying underground, this lovely above-ground holiday house is for you. It has a fully equipped kitchen, free parking on the premises, Wi-Fi, a television, laundry, and air conditioning. The home dons a minimal, Scandinavian interior with three bedrooms and two baths.
It also offers breathtaking views to the Breakaways and North West Ridge; sceneries you will love gazing at as soon as you wake up in the morning. It’s situated on a large acreage, giving you a sense of space and privacy while still being close to many attractions.
374 ALP st Family HomeCoober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
You will be able to enjoy the best of worlds in this charming home. Spend your days above ground and relish the sunshine. Then, spend your nights underground in a dug-out, where you may sleep in complete solitude and quiet.
This home has two bedrooms and one and a half baths. It also has a kitchen that is fully equipped. Other amenities include free parking on premises, laundry facilities, air conditioning, and TV all for your comfort and convenience. This property is suitably positioned behind the main street, close to stores, pubs, and restaurants.
Experience Coober Pedy like a local!
Top guest reviewsit contains all you need for a comfortable stayandy's place was as described its lived in but clean and functional with all the facilities neededinside the house is kept generally clean
Host:andy is very responsive and helpful i had a comfortable stay with good local experienceRead more reviewsan extremely well priced easy to find house with everything you need close to all the actionplease stay at andy's place when you are in coober pedyandy's place was in a good area
This clean home with a Scandanavian interior is perfect for those who want to be near the hustle and bustle of the small town. Its kitchen is fully equipped with all that is necessary for a delicious home-cooked meal. Laundry facilities, Wi-Fi connection, and free parking are all available for guests’ convenience. An air conditioner is also installed to ensure comfort during those hot, summer days.
The rental has two bedrooms and one bathroom, perfect for accommodating a maximum of five people. As it is near the heart of Coober Pedy’s attractions, the town’s shopping and café strips are just a short walk away.
Sleep underground in the heart of Coober Pedy
Part of Desert View Apartment, this two-bedroom, one-bath accommodation exudes comfort. It includes a full kitchen, a dining table, a lounge suite, and a flat-screen television. Here, you can marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of Moon Plain and Breakaways. While here, don’t forget to take photos of the desert sunset.
It doesn’t end there. There’s an outdoor pool at your leisure. The apartment is in a quiet residential cul-de-sac away from the main roadway, but Coober Pedy’s shopping centers and delicious restaurants are just a short drive away.
Desert View Apartments - Underground Queen 2 bdrmCoober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
Top guest reviewsthe rooms dark and great for sleepingnice clean apartment which has amazing views across the desertnice accomodation clean and comfortableRead more reviewsexcellent location and very affordablea great place to stay whenever you choose to stay in coober pedyrelaxing place to revive after long drivea good place to staygreat place to stay in coober pedy
This authentic “dug-out” underground home is snug and rustic, with all the modern amenities necessary. The kitchen is perfectly equipped with everything you’ll need to cook up a delicious meal. It also has two bedrooms, and the living room is always cool and comfortable. The bathroom is fresh and clean, and there’s also a sheltered parking area.
Best of all, the home is wonderfully outfitted with a stunning view and an above-ground deck for you to watch the stars and sunsets. Lots of points of interest, including various tourist sites, stores, and John’s Pizza Bar, are all within a five-minute walk. Overall, this home has a secluded feel yet is still conveniently close to numerous places.
Beautiful Underground Home with Desert View & DeckCoober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
Top guest reviewskerri’s place was amazing we loved breakfast and sunsets from the decka lovely comfortable dugout home giving the opportunity to experience the complete wonder of dugout livingthe place was really good plenty of room and has everything you need and then someplace was comfortable and well rounded for our staybed was comfortable and shower had plenty of hot water and great pressurethe space is impeccably presented and decorated beautifully clean and spaciousvery clean with a good working kitchenthe unit was spotless and was a fantastic experience to live like a local
Host:kerrie a great host alsokeri is a lovely hosther neighbor bill is very knowledgeable and helpful with anything and everythingbill the neighbor was very helpful and friendly and was available to answer all of our questionscan’t fault kerri’s lovely cave home friendly neighbor bill was helpful and had some great recommendationsRead more reviewseasy walking distance to all the local points of interestthe location of the place is a short walk to the main street and local attractionsgreat spot - very handy to town but far enough away to appreciate the quietgreat location spacious well appointed and tastefully furnishedwow what an incredibly unique place to stay
This contemporary home, despite being newly renovated, stands in one of the town’s most well-known historic locations. It is located in the area where the town’s first bank and post office once stood.
The earth home has a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi connection, an outdoor entertainment area with a barbecue, and free parking. An air conditioner is available for use on more humid days. It can accommodate up to 12 guests, with 3 bedrooms, 7 beds, and 2.5 baths. Additionally, it is a short drive away from attractions, such as Umoona Opal Mine and Museum, Oasis Tourist Park, Coober Pedy Amateur Racing Club, and Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Club.
The Blacklighters Opal Retreat- UndergroundCoober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
Top guest reviewshuge couch and tv breakfast provisions toowe all loved it fit both families easily roomy and comfortableall of them loved it for the fact it was underground spacious comfortable and had real good sleepthe accommodation was clean and comfortablewonderful experience staying underground clean spacious and lots of bedsgreat place to stay super clean and has everything you could wantrooms are spacious and cleansuper comfortable very spacious and clean lovely furnishings
Host:rachel the host is very responsiverachel was a super accommodating and welcoming hostrachel is an awesome host and responded so quickly to any questionsvery quick responses from owner and easy check-ingreat host quick response and good communicationRead more reviewsclose to the main shops and easy to findgreat location and fabulous unique dug out homegood location and the house had all we needed for our stay in coober pedygreat place to stay three bedrooms very comfortable and short walk into townwas a great place to stay and an easy walk to some of the local attractions
Have a special vacation with unique accommodations
Coober Pedy is the type of place you will not regret visiting because of how different and enjoyable your vacation will come to be. Sleeping in an underground home is not offered everywhere. Not to mention, the sceneries you will witness here are truly one of a kind. Stay in this memorable place that comes with unique accommodations, and you really can’t go wrong with any of the ones listed above.
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