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Getting to Lightning Ridge is easy from any of the east coast capitals and is a short drive north of Walgett, and while it is not on the Darling River, it is certainly a must-see destination while travelling the Darling River Run.

Lightning Ridge attractions provide something for everyone. From the rejuvenating waters of the Bore Baths to touring an opal mine and everything in between.Our interactive map will help you find all the great attractions around Lightning Ridge.

The magnificent Lightning Ridge Black Opal is certainly well worth visiting the Ridge for, but it does not end there... there are attractions aplenty from Outback theatre, underground sculptures, bore baths, galleries, jewellers and unique people (just to name a few).

Take a step back in time, or try your luck fossicking, whatever your taste, there is something to tickle everyone's fancy.

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