White Cliffs, NSW, is the place to be if you’ve opals in your eyes.
The ore is most recognisable for its blue and purple hues, akin to the magnificent feathers of the peacock.
A seasoned prospector has found a 4.1kg (145-ounce) gold nugget worth more than AU$250,000.
Fossick, hike, waterski, cave or bike your way through Victoria’s historical heart – this oft-unexplored region remains a goldmine for outdoor adventure
Fossicking has a long history in Australia, and travellers still try their luck at striking it rich.