Sapphire, Australia

Travel Blogs from Sapphire

Sapphire Travel Blogs (28)
The Gemfields - hunting for sapphires, Sapphire, Australia travel blog

The Gemfields - hunting for sapphires

A travel blog entry by clarksaroundoz


... are now. Three tiny towns, Sapphire, Rubyvale and Anakie, that are the ultimate in 'quirkiness' and just full of 'characters', particularly Sapphire and Rubyvale. But I love it! The two towns are only 6 km apart and the whole area is full of little hills, ...

Big Bessie Fossicking Field, Sapphire, Rubyvale, Anakie, Emerald, Australia travel blog

Big Bessie Fossicking Field

A travel blog entry by jimandelle


Out digging holes supposedly to find pretty stones!! Well we ended up based at Sapphire, the Top Tourist Park at  the Willows Gem Fields was a joke! false advertising and not enough room to swing a cat. So we came to the Blue Gem at Sapphire where ...

The gemfields, Sapphire, Australia travel blog

The gemfields

A travel blog entry by warringtons2016


... our order! We continued east towards Emerald, but turned off the highway a bit before there, heading for another appropriately named town: Sapphire. It's adjacent to Ruby Vale, so no prizes for guessing what you can find out here. It was a good place to ...

"Stub your toe on a fortune" - Fossicking, Sapphire, Australia travel blog

"Stub your toe on a fortune" - Fossicking

A travel blog entry by debbiewaldman


... to the beaches, we headed up to the gemstone area of the country not far from us, just 2 hours.  Towns of Emerald, Sapphire, Rubyvale are all clustered here where sapphires have been dug up since the early 190's.  No, there are no emeralds ...