‘Although there are only officially seven natural wonders of the world, it is fair to say that in actual fact, there are many more awe-inspiring natural wonders that we should all make an effort to see while we still can…’
If you’ve already visited the Grand Canyon and you’ve seen the Northern Lights in all their glory, check out these very worthy replacements for your travel bucket list…
It might not be an official wonder of the world but anyone who has ever stood and stared at the majesty of the Niagara Falls in Canada will no different, Powerful and impressive it is one of those sights that you will never get over seeing, especially if you see it by boat. It’s a truly stunning attraction.
The Cliffs of Moher
The Cliffs of Moher in Ireland stand 702 feet tall at their highest point, which makes them a pretty impressive sight to see. Not only that but when you’re perched atop of them, you will be able to see the stunning sights of Galway Bay, the Arun Islands and the Twelve Pins off in the distance. It’s a location that just keeps on giving. Be sure to finish your visit with a pint of Guinness at one of the pubs on found here, and some good crack. You want to have the full Irish experience while you’re there, after all.
Spencer lake in Australia is so notable because of its unusual cotton candy pink hue. Many people think that it’s striking neon colour is not natural at all, but in actual fact, it is caused by carotenoids in the lake’s algae, which makes it a totally natural wonder. While you’re visiting Spencer lake, which is in Western Australia, why not take the time to enjoy some Aussie camping? It’s probably the best way to explore the country, and this online camping website will ensure you have everything you need. Keep your eyes open, and you’ll be rewarded with lizards, koalas, colourful birds and interesting insects galore!
This Indonesia volcano is the only active volcano on the whole of Java, which makes it pretty impressive in its own right, but if you travel there in time for sunrise, you’ll soon see why it is bucket-list worthy because the views are truly to die for.
Ha Long Bay
Located in Vietnam, Ha Long Bay is home to around 1,600 islands and a number of impressively large and interesting limestone pillars that are teeming with fauna. It’s not surprising then that it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one truly worth paying a visit to.
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
This Chinese forest park is not suitable for those of you who struggle with heights owing to the fact that it is located really high up amongst the peaks of the Wulingyuan Scenic Area, but it is a truly stunning example of a forest, If you’re a fan of the movie ‘Avatar’ you’ll definitely want to pay it a visit because it is said that this forest was the inspiration for the scenery in the movie. While you’re there, you’ll want to ride in the Bailong Elevator, which soars an amazing 1,070 feet – like I said it’s not for those of you who struggle with heights!
Which natural wonders would you add to the list?
*this post was written in collaboration*