Coober Pedy Underground Homes (Coober Pedy/ Australia)

If you were to stumble upon the town of Coober Pedy in the northern part of South Australia, you might think it was deserted.

White cliffs, NSW  / Summer temperatures in Australia’s outback can be in the 50s (Celsius). The outback has many areas of opal mining, such as that of Coober Pedy and White Cliffs. Because of the mining, people live in this intense environment underground. In fact, many old opal mines were converted into dugout homes, those of which maintain a cool and comfortable temperature year round.

White Cliffs in New South Wales will put you up in an underground hotel carved out as opal mines. The room rental includes a free tour of the mine and an unforgettable stay in Australia’s outback.

Underground Coober Pedy home - been in one of these

Coober Pedy is a town located in northern South Australia which houses a unique way of life.

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Living underground was actually a refreshing change from the harshness of the extreme desert climate.

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The People of Coober Pedy in South Australia Live in Underground Caves

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Coober Pedy, " Opal Capital of the World , Located in Northern South Australia. Opal was first found in Coober Pedy on the of Feb.

The Desert Cave Hotel is a unique resort in South Australia. Experience the thrill of underground living with underground shops, bar and opal display areas – all within sandstone surrounds in the heart of Coober Pedy

The kitchen area is seen inside Faye's Underground Home on October 22, 2015 in Coober Pedy, Australia.This three bedroom dugout as locals call underground homes, was hand excavated by Faye Nayler with the help from two of her female friends using picks and shovels. It is still private residence used by the caretakers who run guided tours of the home.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, some people actually build homes inside the earth. Coober Pedy is an opal mining town in Australia where of people have moved underground to escape the scorching heat. People have lived there for over 100 years.

In the heat of SA is the beautiful town of Coober Pedy, which is the home of precious opals.  The town also has amazing underground accommodation, known as 'dug outs', which are built due to the extreme daytime heat.

In the heat of SA is the beautiful town of Coober Pedy, which is the home of precious opals. The town also has amazing underground accommodation, known as 'dug outs', which are built due to the extreme daytime heat.

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this is underground.pretty awesome not gunna lie

Meanwhile, some people actually build homes inside the earth. Coober Pedy is an opal mining town in Australia where 80% of people have moved underground to escape the scorching 120-degree heat. People have lived there for over 100 years.

14 houses built in seemingly impossible locations

Meanwhile, some people actually build homes inside the earth. Coober Pedy is an opal mining town in Australia where of people have moved underground to escape the scorching heat. People have lived there for over 100 years.

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