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Big Winch

Italian Club Rd, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
+61 437 735 914
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A Big Winch With Good Views

There is a winch on top of the mound which was a gig old winch but the reason to visit is the view... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
If you're in town you might as well

Obviously a tourist attraction idea that didn't quite take off as all the adjacent shops are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jirrah
,
Wagga Wagga Australia
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good27%
  • Average48%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“in town” (6 reviews)
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“lookout” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Italian Club Rd, Coober Pedy, South Australia 5723, Australia
CONTACT
+61 437 735 914
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a winch on top of the mound which was a gig old winch but the reason to visit is the view of the town which is 360 degrees and you also get a great of some of the junk, like old equipment and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously a tourist attraction idea that didn't quite take off as all the adjacent shops are closed, but the big winch still stands tall and proud and offers a lookout with great views across this moonscaped town. A great place to get a perspective of...More

Thank Jirrah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access with plenty of parking. A wonderful view of the surrounding area with great photo opportunities.

Thank Judy M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good scenic look-out spot over Coober Pedy. Other than this and the big winch there is little else there.I think there are plans- or abandoned plans at least- for something more but not there when we visited.

Thank Dom_Upton
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coober Pedy can look a bit overwhelming from the ground since nothing is overly obvious as most of the houses and attractions are underground! Heading up to the Big Winch gives you amazing views of Coober Pedy and also helps to understand the historical importance...More

Thank Yvette H
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The Big Winch is worth stopping for to look at and take photos at. Great scenery of Coober Pedy too.

Thank arunnalls
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

A good lookout point but disapointing its not been finished like the sign said. Due for completion on 16/17

Thank GemGem581
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

This attraction is currently closed but is scheduled for some major upgrades and improvements. Worth a visit for the views alone but a bit of an uphilll climb for those without transport.

Thank LesAlison
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Fascinating place to visit and stay. Accommodation underground amazing. Eating places clean and plentiful. Plenty of things to see and do in this part of Australia.

Thank Colleen D
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Big Winch and surroundings are not must, only if you like a good view. Preferably early morning or sunset. If you like a walk from the next camping ground it is okay, just a little bit of a climb.

Thank Erika R
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