Explore the globe to find these 9 amazing phenomenon that Mother Nature has created for us to see in person.
The world is filled with amazing natural wonders, from waterfalls to rock structures and much, much more. It’s time you take a trip to see some of these for yourself. But until then, enjoy this fun gallery now!
1. Gran Salar de Uyuni – Bolivia
This natural wonder in Bolivia has been featured in numerous movies and television shows, and for good reason. The beautiful and desolate salt flats spread out for miles and miles, as far as the eye can see!
2. Paria Canyon – Arizona & Utah
Paria Canyon in Arizona and Utah has some of the most amazing rock formations you will ever see, and is one of the most unique natural wonders on the planet. Be sure to apply for a permit from the Bureau of Land Management to fully enjoy Paria Canyon via camping!
3. Shillin Stone Forest – China
This Chinese forest has been a mystery to archeologists, but the Chinese version of Stonehenge draws many tourists annually to see this natural wonder that is over 270 million years old!
4. Cueva de los Cristales – Chihuahua, Mexico
Also known as the Cave of Crystals, these amazing underground structures will have you feeling like you have been transported to another planet! Located in rural Chihuahua, this amazing locale is a place that must be seen to be believed!
5. Puerto Princesa Subterranean River – Puerto Princesa, Philippines
This amazing river in the Philippines gives visitors an option to canoe through amazing rock formations that are unlike any others in the world. Make sure to bring your waterproof camera to capture all the incredible sights as you make your way through the river!
6. Angel Falls – Venezuela
The beautiful Angel Falls in Venezuela is home to the highest waterfalls in the world, and if it looks familiar it should! It was the location in Up where Carl and Ellie wanted to retire, and where (spoilers) their home ended up. Full of amazing views as far as the eye can see, it is an incredible natural phenomenon that will leave visitors amazed! Angel Falls is in a very remote part of the jungle, and can only be accessed via plane from Ciudad Guayana or Ciudad Bolivar.
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7. Jeita Grotto – Lebanon
Stepping into this natural wonder in Lebanon is absolutely mind-boggling! The underground limestone caves are absolutely unreal, and visitors will be blown away by the breathtaking surroundings!
8 Lake Retba – Senegal
This surreal lake in Senegal is a sight that has to be seen to be believed. With pink/red waters, there is simply no other place like Lake Retba on the planet! And don’t drink the water! The salt content is incredibly high, which allows certain flora to grow which turn the liquid its unique color.
9. Devil’s Marbles – Northern Territory, Australia
Australia has many amazing phenomena, from Ayres Rock to the Great Barrier Reef. However, the Devil’s Marbles may not only be the most underrated natural phenomenon on the planet, but also the most beautiful! These two large rocks are not only beautiful, but also sacred to the Aboriginal people of the region, so be respectful when you make your visit!
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