|Quilpie had a geocache (and incredibly hot rocks)!|
Descendants of early pioneers told stories of the area's history in an interactive CD video/slideshow, which was very interesting.
Quilpie is particularly known for it's boulder opal - quite different to the nuts found at Yowah.
The blue shop in the background is that of The Opal Hunter and Nick chatted with the proprietor, Ed Lunney, for quite a while.
There is a documentary on The Opal Hunter's website, showing a "king stone" being split open, which is worth a look:-