Lightning Ridge is a charming outback town located in the north-western part of New South Wales, Australia. It is home to the black opal which is the rarest of its kind and a highly valued gem. Several attractions can also be found in this town such as underground sculptures, galleries, and jewelers. If you happen to be in Sydney, Lightning Ridge is an eight-hour drive via Castlereagh Highway. It’s a great destination during spring and autumn when the temperature is just right for a cozy indoor stay or some adventurous outdoor activities. There are so many reasons why you need to explore this town. For your accommodation needs, check out our list of the top eight Airbnb vacation rentals in Lightning Ridge, Australia.
If you need a big and comfortable space for you and your family or friends, this is the place to go. Little kids are welcome on the property, too. The three-bedroom unit is located at the edge of town and surrounded by opal fields. If you plan to explore nearby areas, this abode is just a few minutes’ drive to the town center. Guests can relax in the spacious outdoor area and make use of the free parking on the premises. The unit offers good views from its lovely patio. Guests can cook their own meals in the complete kitchen and dining area.
Your 3 Bedroom Home Away From HomeLightning Ridge, New South Wales, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beds were so very comfortable and the air-conditioning worked wellit was large comfortable and had all the amenities for a pleasant staygood outdoor area to sit in and lots of room insidegood facilities at the house and big firepit in the yard to enjoy in the eveningslarge comfortable and quiet three bedroom home with huge secure yardthe place is clean and comfortablevery spacious and clean houseawesome convenient clean and spaciousit's very clean have enough towels and bedding to cover every seasonthe house was spacious spotlessly clean and well equipped
Host:marina is the perfect hosthost was very quick to respond and helpfulgreat place to stay friendly hostthe hosts mum made us feel so very welcome it was a great holidaymarina was super-quick in her responses to us very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location near everything in towngreat place great location big roomsexcellent location and very comfy bedeasy walk to the main streetmarina's house is in a great location
You will love the rustic and royalty themes of this vacation rental. It is considered one of the most photographed mining camps in Lightning Ridge, Australia. The stonework of the property is amazing and an absolute Instagram heaven due to its unique castle features. Ridge Castle is located on Simms Hill, the highest point of Lightning Ridge that guarantees excellent views. The property is 2 km (1.2 mi) from town. It is near some tourist attractions such as Amigo’s Castle and Black Queen.
♜ Experience rustic Royalty in your Castle kingdomLightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
Top guest reviewsit is comfortable inside and has plenty of spacethe house itself was very clean and comfortable
Host:a unique experience with wonderful hoststhe hosts were great gave the feeling that nothing would've been to much troublea great stay with friendly hosts a must see in lightning ridge loved itRead more reviewsit was in a great location to enjoy the surrounding attractionsgreat hosts unique accommodation interesting location rustic as a castle should bevery quaint with cute little surprises around the place in its designsuch a great place to visitfantastic and unique place to stay in the ridge wouldn't stay anywhere else
This place is perfect for when you just want to chill and relax. The unit can accommodate solo guests or couples. It has its own entrance for your privacy needs. The unit also has basic amenities, such as a TV, WiFi, and a dedicated workspace. It also comes with a fridge and small oven if you intend to do some cooking while on vacation. You may also bring your car as the place has ample parking space. Previous guests mentioned that the unit is always sparkling clean so no worries about any viruses lurking on the surface.
Sunset Suite Unit 2Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
Top guest reviewswe particularly enjoyed eating our breakfast on the balcony and the electric blanketcomfortable accommodation meet our expectationsvery clean and well set up place to staysonja's place is really nice and cleangood position clean and tiny friendly host bathroom very smallfairly compact room and bathroom but very clean with heating/cooling and a serviceable kitchen
Host:a nice place and a nice hostsonja is a pleasant hostRead more reviewssonja's is a pleasant place to stay in lightning ridge
This apartment has everything you need: TV, WiFi, a dedicated workspace, fridge, oven, and a parking space on the premises. Aside from the European-inspired design, you will also love the balcony that is perfect for coffee or tea time. You can even enjoy a shared barbecue area outdoors. The unit is located at the front of the property for easy access and has a separate entrance for your privacy needs. What’s more, this guest suite is situated near local attractions as well as Lightning Ridge Airport.
Opal Suite Unit 5Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsit was clean and tidy with all essential items provideda lovely and clean cosy spot to enjoy the very unique town from
The property is the perfect place for adventure-seeking souls who love camping. Although it is in a secluded area, it is not too far from tourist attractions. The unit has two comfy single beds and a kitchenette where guests can cook their own meals, all in a tastefully renovated caravan. Guests have access to the mini-vegetable garden close to the property and can even take delight at their pickings.
THE Tardis-Cara-Glamping, comfy bed & fossickingLightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
Top guest reviewsloved the thermal baths where we had a hot dip and a hot showeralso coffee and tea making facilities and basic self help cooking facilitiesthe beds were so welcomed after a full day exploring the ridgethe caravan interior is done up very homely and we were very comfortableif you want a better alternative to a caravan cabin or hotel room book thisclean cosy and comfortablethe tardis was very clean and comfortablevery clean and stocked with all the basicsan immaculately clean quirky caravan with everything you needsuper clean with all of the charm you expect from a mining town
Host:rebel was a fantastic hostrebel is a perfect hostrebel & michael are gracious hosts with local knowledge and happy to share their homerebel is a wonderful host very friendly and accommodatingrebel went above and beyond she was a very lovely and facilitating hostRead more reviewseasy walking distance to towngreat location for exploring the ridgethis was a very comfortable place within walking distance of the downtown and nearby attractionswhat a truly beautiful place centrally located yet still provides the outback feela wonderful place to adventure and hunt for opals
If you are looking for a homey space with absolute privacy and quietness, this is the place to go. The property features a living room with a TV perfect for movie nights. The full kitchen lets you whip up hearty meals every day. Outside, there’s a veranda for some coffee or tea time. All in all, it is a great value for money as it offers the basic amenities for your retreat at a much lesser cost.
Potch RetreatLightning Ridge, New South Wales, AustraliaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat kitchen facilities and bathroom with a machineronny's place was comfortable and well set outclean spacious and comfortable recommendedit is very clean quiet and comfortableit was very clean and had all facilities including a well equipped kitchenvery clean very comfortable very quiet and very privatesimple clean undercover parking good outdoor sitting area
Host:owner is easy to communicate with and is friendlyronny provided clear directions to the property and was very responsive when communicating with himhelpful and friendly host good locationRead more reviewsthe location is very convenient and an easy walk into towngreat location close to the olympic pool and bore bathswell equiped kitchen with a good tea selection good location with a short walk to townronny’s place was ideal for our short stay in lightning ridgea very comfortable stay & a great location
7. Tiny house close to the town center
A vacation rental that is only 1.5 km (0.9 mi) away from the town center, you can get to enjoy a five-star ridge camp experience in a tiny clean house on an opal field. The cottage is newly built, and it can accommodate up to two guests. The living room is perfect for relaxing indoors, while the kitchen is where you can whip up hearty meals for you and your companion. In case you need to get some work done, this rental also comes with a dedicated workspace. The spacious yard is ideal for some coffee or tea time.
The spacious house is hosted by a top-rated Airbnb host who can give you directions to the best tourist spots, coffee shops, and more. It is a delightful home with a living room and a kitchen. It can accommodate four guests and comes with two bedrooms and one bath. The front and back verandas offer not just fresh air but also beautiful garden views. The property is also located in the heart of Lightning Ridge which makes it an ideal option for guests looking to explore this town’s unique offerings.
30 MorillaLightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
Top guest reviewsfantastic having a fully stocked kitchen and a comfortable lounge to relax in after a day outthe house is beautiful- spacious verandahs a fully-equipped kitchen and an amazing garden which our children loved exploringsharon's cottage is comfortable spacious tastefully decorated has an oasis of a garden and is centrally locatedconvenient clean place to staycomfortable cosy clean location communication and valuecomfortable cosy clean location communication and valuevery clean and great locationher property is very comfortable clean and well stocked with pots and plates etc
Host:sharon is a marvelous hostsharon was a great hostsharon is a warm and friendly hostshe is very helpful and kindsharon is a wonderful host and the house exceeded our expectationsRead more reviewslocation was excellent right in towna wonderful quiet locationsuch a cute quirky little placegreat location a unique home with lots of interesting touches and a lovely backyardit is the best place in town
Pack your bags and plan a trip Lightning Ridge
These vacation rentals in Lightning Ridge, Australia, will make you pack your bags and get on an exciting adventure. It will be such a treat to stay in the peaceful and quiet town that has so much to offer. Book your accommodation now, and you will never regret staying in Australia’s rare gem.
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