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Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia
9 Mar — 10 Mar2
Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia
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Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Lightning Ridge:$112/night
Cheapest price found:$81/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$85 - $139
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$99 - $139
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels in Lightning Ridge, Australia

Discover affordable stays in Lightning Ridge that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Lightning Ridge can be found for as low as $90 per night. There is currently one property in Lightning Ridge that can be booked for this price. Sonja's Bed and Breakfast is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Lightning Ridge. Price data was last updated on 2 March 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hotels in Lightning Ridge we've come across for the dates selected. If you have flexibility with arrival and departure, use the search form to compare prices for other dates.
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60 Butterfly Avenue, Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia
1.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
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Onyx Street, Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
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Where to stay in Lightning Ridge

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About Lightning Ridge

A mystical town covered in majestic forests, Lightning Ridge offers impressive landscapes that can’t be found anywhere else on earth. Lined with pristine beaches, the town is known for its black opal mining, rolling countryside and magnetic sunsets.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Want to learn about geology? Take a tour through the Chambers of the Black Hand, an impressive gallery comprising over 350 sandstone sculptures above an old opal mine. Catch the unique cinematic attraction on mining and don’t leave without picking out an opal souvenir.

Head to Lightning Ridge Bore Baths for a day of relaxation. Take a dip in the warm, artesian spring water and let your worries wash away. The water found here comes from the Great Artesian Basin and maintains a temperature of between 40 and 50 degrees Celsius.

Escape the sun for a few hours and head indoors to the John Murray Art Gallery. Enjoy browsing John’s original acrylic paintings and brilliant landscapes of the Australian Outback. The collection also contains Viki Murray’s photographs from Vietnam, Bali and coastal Australia on a variety of mediums, including canvases, wooden prints and postcards.

Visit Big Opal, the first licensed opal mine open to the public in Lightning Ridge. You can choose between a self-guided tour of the grounds or schedule a guided tour for a brief history of the area and a chance to do your own fossicking.

Getting around Lightning Ridge

Lightning Ridge is about 75 kilometres north of Walgett and is accessible directly off the Castlereagh Highway. Lightning Ridge Airport is under four kilometres from the city, serving as the nearest aviation hub. The easiest way of getting around is by car or taxi.

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  • What are the best hotels in Lightning Ridge?

    Sonja's Bed and Breakfast is a very popular hotel in Lightning Ridge, with a score of 8.2 from 274 reviews. Big4 Opal Holiday Park (8.9 from 188 reviews) and Lavender Cottage - At home in Lightning Ridge (9.2 from 93 reviews) are also highly rated Lightning Ridge hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

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