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About Us

Aussie Opals Direct is a family owned company based in the port of Fremantle Western Australia.

We buy directly from a number of opal mines and miners and therefore are able to offer quality Australian opal at very competitive prices. We design and locally manufacture a wide range of opal jewellery in Sterling Silver and 9ct, 14ct and 18ct Gold. If you have a specific design in mind please email, fax or call with the details and we will get back to you with our very competitive quote. Alternatively, just give us your ideas and we will design a unique and beautiful piece of opal jewellery just for you. We also stock a wide range of beautiful South Sea and freshwater pearl jewellery.

We try very hard to please and retain all our customers and will always strive to provide a high level of service together with goods of the best quality and value at the most competitive prices available.

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We are members of the Jewellery Association of Australia. The JAA is proud to promote the highest standards and ethics within the Australian jewellery industry. Members abide by the JAA Code of Ethics which ensures that you, the customer, are protected from unethical practices.

 

We are listed in ShopSafe, the Australian online shopping directory. ShopSafe is a consumer guide for online shoppers. It is a shopping directory that lists only well designed secure online shops and stores. Safe shopping starts here.

As a retail business in the Fremantle area we are also members of the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce. Situated in the historic maritime city of Fremantle, and established in 1873, the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce is the oldest Chamber of Commerce in Western Australia.

We are registered as a "Safer Shopping Site" with ePublicEye. This is an independant body which uses reports from consumers to rate the reliability, service and ethics of e-business sites.

 

We are also compliant with the Australian Government e-commerce Best Practice Model.

 

Our Contact Details

Office and Postal Address

Aussie Opals Direct
PO Box 4204
Mosman Park South WA 6012
Western Australia

Office Telephone: (+618) 9336 3776
Office Facsimile: (+618) 6210 1776

Email julie@ausopaldirect.com.au

Australian Business Number (ABN) : 56 461 510 995

Our Shop

Our retail shop is located in the historic Fremantle Markets in Fremantle, Western Australia. Originally built as a market Hall by settlers in 1897, this grand old Victorian building was restored and extended in 1975 and has since become a major tourist attraction. Wherever your interests lie, you are sure to discover the unusual at Freo Markets and don't be surprised if you also find a treasure - lots do! We hope that you will will visit us here - have a coffee, enjoy the market atmosphere, browse, bargain hunt, people watch or just sit back and enjoy a drink at the market bar.

Aussie Opals Direct - Shop
Shop36, Fremantle Markets
Cnr Henderson St and South Terrace
FREMANTLE 6160
Western Australia

Shop Telephone: (+618) 9336 7766

Shop and Fremantle Markets Opening Hours
9:00am to 9:00pm Fridays
9:00am to 5:00pm Saturdays
10:00am to 5:00pm Sundays
10:00am to 5:00pm Monday Public Holidays

Fremantle - Things to see and Do

Established in 1829, Fremantle is a port city which is steeped in culture and history. It is a major tourist attraction for travellers from all parts of the world and attracts large numbers of local residents and tourists. The city offers a unique blend of multicultural lifestyles and is a lively but relaxed city.

Within easy walking and cycling distance, visitors can experience contemporary circus, fine crafts, original music and theatre, exciting galleries, museums and bookshops. Along with maritime history and extensive architectural conservation, the Arts. Many organisations are housed in historic buildings providing a contemporary use for some of the most spectacular reminders of an earlier history.

Fremantle provides a unique opportunity for visitors to experience and enjoy a range of cultural activities in a relaxed atmosphere. A browse through the markets or leisurely stop at one of the numerous cafes and restaurants will complement your exploration of the arts, making a visit to Fremantle a rich and rewarding experience.

For a complete list of the attractions in and around Fremantle you should visit the Fremantle Focus or the WA Tourism Commission websites. However please check out some of the following sites as well:


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Click for Website Fremantle Prison

The Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia's premier heritage sites, centrally located in the heart of the port city of Fremantle. The Prison was built by convicts in the 1850s and was closed in 1991 after 136 years of continuous use. In recognition of its heritage value it was opened as a tourist site in 1992.


Western Australian Maritime Museum


This exciting new museum is situated right on the waterfront at Victoria Quay, the entrance to Fremantle harbour.

Housed inside is the famous "Australia II", winner of the America's Cup together with other exhibits of Western Australia's maritime history. Next door is the "HMAS Ovens" an Oberon class submarine and the "Shipwrecks" museum is just around the corner.

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Click for Website Fremantle Arts Centre

Housed in a magnificent neo-Gothic heritage listed building which was originally built as a lunatic asylum, Fremantle Arts Centre is one of the State's most dynamic arts organisations, running a diverse cultural program that includes exhibitions of contemporary visual arts and craft, create courses and workshops, free Courtyard Music concerts, touring performances and a number of community based arts projects.
Extreme Tours WA

Get some adrenaline pumping on this high speed tour leaving from Fremantle and travelling up to our northern beaches. With speeds up to 40 knots this is an ocean encounter that should not be missed.

 

Fremantle Focus

Explore the city of Fremantle online. Lots of information on sightseeing, travel, food and entertainment together with the latest news and events.
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At this site you will find information on Western Australia's eleven regions - including Perth, Fremantle and Rottnest Island. You will be able to find information on products ranging from hotel or resort accommodation to general town information and quality tours, all of which will assist you in making your travel plans and booking your holiday.

 

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