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Opal Mines

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Address: Tequisquiapan, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 414 107 0973

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Great Family Adventure

We visited the mines with our two daughters (8&10). We all enjoyed the adventure. They picked us up in twin and drove us up to the store to explain about the Opals and then off to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
bss1973
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the mines with our two daughters (8&10). We all enjoyed the adventure. They picked us up in twin and drove us up to the store to explain about the Opals and then off to the mines. We chose to start at the bottom which includes a short walk up to the mine. We found some interesting a pretty... More 

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Thank bss1973
Jalpan de Serra, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Tequis is our new home - chosen over the entire country of Mexico. So much positive to say about this valley - you will just have to visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

It has been the most wonderful experience I've had in Tequisquiapan! Highly recommendable that you include this visit in your activities to do while you are in Tequisquiapan. You arrive at the bottom of the mines then you have to change your car for one suitable to climb up the road to ge to the mine. The people who do... More 

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Thank Alejandra T
Queretaro, Mexico
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

The MOST exclusive thing is that hey may detonate a small explosive to let you break the pieces of rock with a hammer and find your opal.

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Thank 691pepe
Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

we spend a few hours looking for opals, my housband found one, and when we return to the shop the owner clean it an work the rock for us, I love to learn from the family the story about opal and the owner grandson show every thing that his grandpa has taught him a really interesting day.

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2 Thank Maria Luisa R
Mexico City, Mexico
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

This is a nice tour where you can actually visit a mine, and you can get you own opals from the stone... guide is just amanzing while explaining to everyone the process and how a mine works... kids enjoyed a lot this tour

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3 Thank Ana S
Sicamous, Canada
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2013

If you're into rocks this is a cool trip to do. You can also see the entire valley from the mine sites.

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