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Riba's Underground Camping

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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We camped in winter and had just enough room to put our large tent up underground. We had been in rain wherever we went up until this and they were presicting rain so thought this was a novel idea. If you have a tent then it was good to out it up as the ground is gravel and quite dusty....

Thank Rodney C
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Luckily we booked a powered caravan spot in advance. We were advised on arrival that the facility was fully booked out! Our caravan site was under cover, provided with power but not water. The park has a dated but perfectly clear and functional amenities block. Showers are unusually, for this part of the world, hot, cold and free. The underground...

Thank jaybee754
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My husband and I and our two small dogs enjoyed our stay, no grass of course but still able to walk the dogs around the camp site. Very friendly at reception, first night you are offered a tour of the underground, very interesting, my husband went but I am claustrophobic ( I know and I am staying at Coober Pedy...

Thank christine530
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night on a powered site. Was under a shade cloth out of the weather. They also have an underground camping spot which we would love to try another time. Amenities clean. Had a night mine tour which was very informative. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Kylie W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stayed at Riba's recently and were greeted by the owners who are informative and very helpful. The underground mining tour was amazing very informative and the kids loved it so don't miss this experience. The facilities were great from the Camp Kitchen, Toilets / showers to the TV room etc The unique opportunity to through the swags out and...

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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

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Adelaide, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2015

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“the best place is away from this place.”
  • mop & leave clean.We're not pig, we left place in good condition, so why ask people to make this
 of 5 bubbles Quentin78180, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Wifi is a available in the underground lounge”
 of 5 bubbles AnnieR437, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We camped underground! Can you believe it?”
  • Camping rooms
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  • Our room, suited us just fine.
  • cosy
 of 5 bubbles 499warrenp, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“When camping think about how you are going to place your pegs.”
 of 5 bubbles LouThomas, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A torch is needed to navigate around the park at night as it gets dark.”
 of 5 bubbles Evette79, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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