Saturday, 17 February 2018

Contacting Us

E-mail:   Email is always the best way to contact us!  Unless we're on a mountain beyond cell range, we check email every day.

Main Postal address:
PO Box 809, Ravensdale, WA 98051 USA


Canadian Postal address:

18850 Pass Crk/RC East FSR,  Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H8 Canada


Australian Postal address:

c/o Littlely, 19 Clarence St., Nhill, Vic 3518 Australia



Phone: (425) 413-1122

24 hour answering machine, only monitored when we're not out digging.  Leave a message, we will (eventually) call you back.  You'll get quicker service if you email.

We're often in the field for weeks at time, so it may take a while to return your call or e-mail.

The Fine Print


  • $2600 per person for 9 days.  Indoor accommodation at B&B's and in 'onsite vans' ... comfy, clean cabin-like units unique to Australia.

Same trip plus opal digging at Andamooka available to adults only:

  • $3200 per person for 13 days.


November 23 to December 3.  Six spaces available for adult travelers, email us to book.  This trip includes the opal digging option (13 days total), but we can arrange for you to return to Melbourne after 9 days.

The fine print: Prices are in US dollars and do not include airfare. Email us for a sample itinerary and Aussie photo album. Trips are custom designed to the interests of participants. Current round trip airfare prices between Seattle and Australia start at $1200. Trips are scheduled anytime we have a party of 3 to 5 who want to go. Best travel months are February - April, and October - November.