7 of the World’s Most Beautiful Natural Wonders

 

Officially there may only be seven natural wonders of the world, but there are far more jaw-dropping landscapes dotted all over the globe that are worth visiting.

From the rushing waters of Niagara Falls in New York and Canada to underground caves lit only by bioluminescent glowworms in New Zealand. The most beautiful places on Earth are rare sights to behold and these seven unbelievable destinations should be on everyone’s bucket list!

 

Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand

Board a small underground boat to navigate through the caved along the water channels in the caverns, in pitch black darkness! The only light to guide you is that of thousands upon thousands of glow worms.

Quarter-inch-long bioluminescent glowworms radiating a tiny blue light hang from the cavern’s ceilings.

 

Columbia Icefields, Canada

Formed 240,000 years ago, during the Great Glaciation period, the Columbia Icefield is the world’s largest accumulation of snow and ice south of the Arctic Circle.

Spreading across a huge 325 km², take in the awe-inspiring mountain scenery of the Canadian Rockies and marvel at glacial peaks higher than 3000m. Journey in a remarkable all-terrain Ice Explorer along the surface of the icefields, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience through the magnificent natural wonder, and walk along ice formed over 400 years ago.

 

Halong Bay, Vietnam

 

Thousands of towering limestone pillars and small islets topped with green shrubbery rise from the peaceful emerald waters. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is scattered with approximately 1,600 peaks, beautifully wind- and wave-eroded grottoes.

Explore the breath-taking bay with an over-night cruise, watch the colourful sunset through the limestone pillars and wake up in the morning to the most amazing view from your cabin windows.

 

The Wave, Arizona & Utah, USA

 

A stunningly beautiful sandstone rock formation consisting of swirling lines eroded overtime by wind and rain.  A lottery-style system of only 10 tickets are given out per day. Controlling overcrowding and environmental damage, allowing you to experience the true beauty and solitude of the magnificent natural wonder.

 

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Situated right in the heart of the ‘Hiking Capital of Canada’, Banff National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a great place to explore the Canadian Rockies. Nicknamed as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’ for its glacier-fed, crystal-clear turquoise waters that mirror pine forests and soaring mountain peaks.

From valley bottom to mountain high, among many activities you can hike the trails, ski down a powder filled bowl, sleep under the stars at a backcountry campsite, ride a horse to an alpine teahouse, attend a festive event or relax in natural hot springs. Banff offers spectacular scenery and magnificent surroundings.

 

Marble Caves, Chile

Over six thousand years of wave erosion have created the awe-inspiring patterns that give these caves their marbleized effect. The reflection of the crystal-clear blue and green water of Carrera Lake enhances beautify the magnificent caves.

Kayak through the calm waters to see the spectacular beauty of this natural phenomenon up close and personal.

 

Niagara Falls, New York & Canada

The iconic Niagara Falls is sure to take your breath away when witnessing the mighty falls up close and personal.

It is truly spectacular to watch as the unstoppable flow of 3,160 tons of rushing water surges over the arcing fault in the riverbed with a thunderous force. Feel the icy mist rise high up into the air all around you whether observed day or night, from a viewing platform or from a boat.

 

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