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Coober Pedy's golf course has to rank as one of the world's most unusual golf courses. The 18-hole course has plastic "grass", crushed-rock fairways, and no water hazards -- although the dry creek beds make great sand traps. A special club rule is "rock relief": You are allowed a little grace if your ball lands on a rock. In summer, when it's too hot during the day, night golf is the way to go. Using luminous balls, you simply aim for the illuminated flag stick! Tip: Take your oldest clubs. It's around A$10 for a game, and you'll need to organize access through the folks at the Old Timers Mine (tel. 08/8672 5555) on Crowders Gully Road.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.