The Breakaways near Coober Pedy - Several movies have had scenes filmed here – including one which uses the terrain as the planet Mars. According to the Wikipedia entry for The Breakaways, the average ground temperature can reach 65 degC degF) in summer.
Temperatures in this Australian mining town reach well into broiling, so the opal miners who live there have built most of their town underground. Attractions include subterranean chapels, a metal tree and a golf course open only at night
Karajini National Park. Pilbara, Western Australia. This is Hancock Gorge, part of the amazing, mystical wonderful Karajini. To see Karajini one must stay at least a few days. Take some time to hike, climb, and swim your way though the ancient gorges it will be an experience you will never forget.
Wittenoom’s eight remaining residents receive no government services. In June 2007 its townsite status was removed, and its name deleted from maps and road signs. Roads to contaminated areas have been closed, bringing a whole new meaning to the term “ghost town”, with Wittenoom’s residents and their town essentially wiped from existence.