Lightning Ridge Shops & Services

Besides our magnificent gems on display & for sale the township is the main shopping center for many towns & communities surrounding the Ridge. A wide variety of shops & services are mainly situated in the heart of the CBD....Morilla & Opal St, there is also an industrial estate which houses shops & businesses providing many services.

Duncan's Fashions


Phone: 02 6829 1066

45 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

The Ridge's only fashion store - this is a must visit if you need some stylish new clothes.

Opening Hours: 9am - 5.30pm (Mon-Fri) 9am - 1pm (Saturday)

Features: All major brands including Akubra Hats, Adidas, Billabong Rip Curl, Akubra.


Khan's IGA


Phone: 02 6829 0418 

Opal St, Lightning Ridge

Whether you're at home or on the road, Khan's IGA Supermarket in Lightning Ridge has all your grocery needs.

Opening Hours: 7:00am - 7:00pm (Mon - Sat), 7:00am - 5:00pm (Sun)

Features: Fresh fruit and vegetables, Delicatessen, In-store Bakery, Butcher and Bottle Shop.


Lightning Ridge Mining and Steel Supplies


Phone: 02 6829 0540 

Cnr Windlass Ave and Nobby Rd, Lightning Ridge

Heaven...for the home handy man or new miner?

Opening Hours: 7am - 5pm (Mon-Fri) 7.30am - 12pm (Saturday)

Features: Noodling equipment, hardware supplies and camp renovations.


Lightning Ridge Post Office


Phone: 02 6829 0320 

Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

Not just a post office, this little store is jam packed with postcards, souvenirs and other gift items as well as the usual cards, stationary and postal issue.

Opening Hours: 9am - 5pm (Monday-Friday)

Features: Bank@post banking, passport interviews available, and all other postal needs.


Mr Cheap Bargain Warehouse


Phone: 02 6829 1232

31 Opal Street, Lightning Ridge

The one stop shop for everyone - Mr Cheap has household items, toys, paints, CDs, DVDs, camping goods, tools, a key cutting service and loads more stuff, all at bargain prices.

Opening Hours: 8am - 5.30pm (Mon-Fri) 8am - 4pm (Saturday) 9am - 3pm (Sunday)

Features: Crockery and Cutlery and General Hardware goods.


Tom's Lapidary


Phone: 02 6829 1184 

11 Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

Tom caters for the home energy enthusiast and also stocks computer gear, opal books, radios and of course everything for the lapidary fanatic.

Opening Hours: 8.30am - 12ish 1ish - 4pm (Mon-Fri) 8.30am - 12noon (Saturday)

Features: One of the largest on display ranges of lapidary supplies in Australia


Weeks Newsagency


Regrettably due to a fire in late May 2017, the newsagency has temporarily ceased to operate. Newspapers are available at the Barriekneal Servo, 37 Morilla Street.

We will post updates on newsagency services as they come to hand


White's Pharmacy


Phone: 02 6829 0370

Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

For all your over the counter and scripted pharmaceutical needs.

Opening Hours: 9am - 1pm 2pm - 5.30pm (Mon- Friday) 9am - 12.30pm (Saturday)

Features: Vitamins, Cosmetics and Fragrances.


Caltex Service Station


Phone: 02 6829 0237

Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

Your one stop shop for fuel, drinks, chips and sweets.

Opening Hours: 9am - 5pm (Monday-Friday)

Features: Fuel and small grocery items.


Lightning Ridge Miner's Association


Phone: 02 6829 0427

Morilla Street, Lightning Ridge

For most things opal mining related including maps and information, this is your first point of call.

Opening Hours: 9am - 5pm (Monday-Friday)

Features: Information on opal mining, maps.