Map - See New South Wales Maps.
LOCATION: OUTBACK NSW - WALGETT
Lightning Ridge is known for its Opal, particularly Black Opal. See the NSW Outback.
Note: Seasons in Australia are reversed to the Northern Hemisphere - i.e. Winter is June to August with spring in September to November, Summer is December to February. Australia has a temperate climate, with over 340 sunny days per year. Summer can have strong sunny days so wear a hat and sunscreen between 10am and 3pm (when outdoors!). Summer average temperature 22 Celsius, Winter avg. temperature 13 Celsius.
East of Broken Hill, Cobar is the town that earned the name ’Copper Town’. See Cobar, NSW.
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