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Lightning Ridge is a small outback town in north-western New South Wales, just south of the Queensland border. Famed for its rare black opal and mining history there is plenty to see and do during your visit here.

While at first glance, Lightning Ridge may seem like it is in the middle-of-nowhere there are endless attractions for visitors seeking an outback adventure. BIG4 Opal Holiday Park is perfectly positioned to explore this unique and historic town.

  • Lightning Ridge – 1.5km
  • Artisan Bore Baths – 200m
  • Walgett – 75km
  • Dubbo – 273km

At BIG4 Opal Holiday Park we offer a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets and travelers. From spacious drive-through sites and ensuite sites for caravans or camping, to comfortable air-conditioned, self-contained cabins.

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Swimming Pool

After busy day exploring the many local attractions cool down with a refreshing dip in our pool.

Doggie Daycare

Many of the local attractions are not pet friendly, so we have 3 private and secure yards to keep your beloved pooch safe while you explore.

Willy (not Nelson) Pavillion

An ideal place to meet new friends. You can also enjoy a barista made coffee before you start the day.

Artisan Bore Baths

Need a relaxing soak after a long day of exploring? Whilst the baths aren't part of our park they ARE just across the road. Super convenient!

Table Tennis

Challenge your friends to a friendly game of table tennis!

Giant Chess Board

What's better than regular chess? Giant Chess of course?!

This business received tourism grant funding from the Australian Government via Austrade

  • Dump Point

  • Car Wash Bay

  • Camp Kitchen

  • Dog Friendly (conditions apply) inc. doggy daycare

  • Accessible Amenities

Artisan Bore Baths

The Artesian Bore Baths are situated only 200 metres from the park. The water found in the Bore Baths at Lightning Ridge is around 39 degrees and comes from the Great Artesian Basin and is approximately two million years old!

Chambers of the Black Hand

A unique gallery within an old opal mine of over 350 sandstone carvings as well as murals painted on the sandstone walls. After touring the carvings learn about the geology and history of the opal. An absolute must visit when in the area.

Car Door Tours

These four self-drive tours (Green, Blue, Yellow & Red) are designed to see the major attractions around the area. Each tour is approximately 20min in driving time, however, you can spend a few hours on each exploring the attractions. Choose one or do all four!

Check in time from 2pm, check out time is 10am.

When staying at BIG4 Opal Holiday Park with your dog, all owners agree to abide by our park rules and to take full responsibility for any personal injury or damage caused by your dog whilst within our park. You also agree to pay for any claims of compensation in relation to your dog’s activities.
Evidence of pets will give rise to a cleaning fee of $200 charged against your credit card or payable in cash at our option.
Here are some simple Must DO’s
· Please keep your dog on a short lead at all times whilst in the Park grounds.
· Pick up all dog droppings in a plastic bag which is to be tied and disposed of in rubbish bins provided.
· Not allow your dogs to go onto any gardens or dig holes at any time
· Leave your site clean and free of dog’s bones and other food scraps
and some Must NOT DO’s –
· Please do not leave your dog/s unattended in the park or in a vehicle
· Allow your dog into the pool enclosure, laundry, amenities, camp kitchen, BBQ or cabin areas
· Wash or dry pet towels, blankets etc in the park washing machines and dryers
· Allow visitors dogs to enter the park at any time.


Yes, our guests are able to access free wifi.

Low Season: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday,
9am-4pm Saturday and Sunday
High Season: 8am – 6pm (7 days)

No problems! We understand that sometimes things don’t always go to plan. If you’ll be arriving after-hours, please contact reception beforehand so that they can make arrangements for you.

There are plenty of activities and attractions to enjoy during your stay at BIG4 Opal Holiday Park.

Check out our list of recommended local businesses and attractions below for more ideas on how to make the most of your stay!

Business Name Website / Discount Contact no.

Opal Mine Adventure – The Walk In Mine


25% discount is offered to guest staying at Opal


02 6829 0473


Chambers of the Black Hand


02 6829 0221


Just Rustic


0427 780 434


Black Opal Tours


02 6829 0368


Bevans Cactus Gardens


0407 392 778


Outback Opal Tours


02 6829 4110


Down to Earth Opals


02 6829 2616


Brunos Italian Restaurant


02 6829 4157

Of course, if there is anything further that we can help you with, please give us a call or come and speak to one of our friendly staff at reception.

You can view a copy of our guest information and park rules here. If you would like a hard copy of these, please ask our friendly staff at reception.

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BIG4 Opal Holiday Park, 142 Pandora Street, Lightning Ridge NSW 2834

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