Some accommodation is underground.
A collection of photos showing you what it's like there, along with photos from the streets.
Remember Coober Pedy is a fair way from anywhere up the middle of Australia.
A back street.
Inside Faye's cottage which was dug out by Fay with a pick and shovel some 30 years ago with the help of two others.
Fay is elderly and lives in a home somewhere in Queensland.
Ceiling in the bedroom, the hole is for air as pipes go up through the rock out above the dirt. The top is covered if it rains, and can be placed wherever, to let more air in or less.
To the lounge room.
The stove - everything is as Faye let it.
The Church of England Church - You can see how it's in front of the hill.
Inside the underground Church of England
The Catholic Church on the outside.
Still at ground level on the inside.
Underground Catholic Church.