Posts Tagged‘Top sights’

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The 5 most stunning natural wonders in Australia

1. The Great Barrier Reef

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Snorkel among the fish and coral gardens of the outer Great Barrier Reef. With over 24 brand new locations to choose from, you can enjoy a tailored itinerary based on the weather conditions. The destinations will be chosen from sites on Flynn and Milne reef or further north at Norman and Hastings reefs.

2. Uluru

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Experience the extraordinary natural beauty of Uluru (Ayers Rock) on a half-day tour from Ayers Rock Resort. Drive around the base of the monumental rock, visit the Mutitjulu Waterhole, see Aboriginal rock art and watch a sensational sunset.

3. Shark Bay

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Experience four incredible days of amazing scenery, adventure, hiking, wildlife interaction and Australian culture on a four day Perth to Monkey Mia adventure.

4. The Twelve Apostles

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See Australia’s most spectacular coastline along the Great Ocean Road. Experience the rock formations of the 12 Apostles. Watch as the bushland meet the sea from the comfort of a small personalized coach with a local driver/guide.

5. Fraser Island

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Discover the remote and untouched western side of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island. Swim, hike, snorkel, kayak and more on a full-day adventure.

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The 5 most stunning natural wonders in North America

1. Grand Canyon

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Whether you see it from above by helicopter, below by boat, or choose to tour its hiking trails by foot, Arizona’s Grand Canyon is one of North America’s most breathtaking sights. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how it came to be!

2. The Rocky Mountains: Banff & Jasper National Parks

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This one-way tour from Banff to Jasper takes you through some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes in North America. Following the spine of the Canadian Rockies, view a never-ending procession of mammoth mountains jagged peaks and glaciers.

3. The Everglades

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Glide across a river of grass on a small airboat and experience the Florida Everglades without the crowds. Get up close to wildlife in their natural habitat, discover a landscape untouched for years and get spectacular panoramic views.

4. The Redwood Forest National Park

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Escape San Francisco to enjoy California’s pristine nature on this half-day tour to Muir Woods National Forest. This tour features extended time inside the park, giving you plenty of time to marvel at the beautiful ancient redwood trees.

5. The Yosemite Valley

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Experience the incredible scenery of Yosemite National Park and a Giant Sequoia Walk all in 1-day on this tour. You’ll have hours to explore, marvelling at the Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and amazing Giant Sequoia trees before returning to San Francisco.

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The 5 most stunning natural wonders in Europe

1. Aurora Borealis

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The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are a spectacular natural phenomenon, often seen dancing around in fantastic colors across the Icelandic Arctic sky. See if you can spot them for yourself on this 3-hour tour from Reykjavik.

2. Giant’s Causeway

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Admire the stunning beauty of County Antrim on the drive from Belfast to the Giant’s Causeway – which is often described as the 8th wonder of the world. Explore the Causeway’s rocky formations and learn about the site at the new visitor center.

3. Plitvice Lakes

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Spend a full day exploring Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in inland Croatia. Drive through the picturesque hinterland to your destination and enjoy sightseeing at the upper and lower lakes by foot, boat, and tram.

4. Meteora, Greece

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Learn about the legend of the Oracle of Delphi on a 2-day tour to the ancient sanctuary, departing from Athens. Continue to the stunning rock formations and historic monasteries of Meteora.

5. Matterhorn

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The 5 most stunning natural wonders in Africa

1. Victoria Falls

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See one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls, deemed the largest waterfall in the world, on a 3-day, 2-night excursion. Tour the area and learn why the local people call it “Mosi-oa-Tunya:” the Smoke that Thunders.

2. Ngorongoro Crater

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Enjoy a full-day tour from Karatu that takes you on a safari in the Ngorongoro Crater. During the game drive in the caldera you’ll be on the lookout for a variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards and the rare black rhino.

3. Mount Kilimanjaro

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Experience a miracle of nature and see the great migration in the endless plains of the Serengeti. Get up close to animals in the wild on a 5-day safari to the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater.

4. The Nile River

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Experience this special trip and visit the Pyramids, Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum.

5. Red Sea Reef

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