Australia might be on the other side of the world, however, the country has some of the most fascinating sites, animals and things to do.
The Great Barrier Reef is the biggest coral formation in the world, even seen from the space. The marine treasures in the Coral Sea get exposed when the tide is low, creating a unique and before unseen site.
The southernmost point of beautiful New Zealand mainly is used for sheep herding. The terrain is indeed brute: strong winds from Antarctica blow 2000 miles and then smash into Slope Point.
The glorious islands are a true paradise for the vacationers and adventurers. During the last ice age 12 000 years ago, the sea levels rose and then dropped leaving jellyfish in the lake. The jellies have lost their sting, probably because there are no predators in the lake.
Situated on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by the Southern Alps, the luxury lodge is indeed an amazing retreat in this gorgeous country. Blanket Bay is a world known lodge, attracting guests from all around the world to stay in South Island.
Situated in Hobbiton – the artificial village, built for the Lord Of The Rings saga – the pub attracts visitors from all around the world.
Lying on the Koekohe Beach, the round rocks are believed to be the petrified fruits from Āraiteuru – a canoe that sailed the ancestors of the Ngāi Tahu people.
One of the most successful movie sagas Lord Of The Rings was mainly filmed in New Zealand, whose rich nature offers a variety of differing sites. Hobbiton was a set, built for the movie. However, after the filming was finished somebody got the idea to leave this Hobbit village as the tourist attraction.
A large lake on the South Island is one of the three parallel lakes in the area. Surrounded with Southern Alps, the lake is very picturesque. It becomes especially beautiful in summer (winter in USA), when the violet lupins start blooming on the coast of the lake.
The geothermal pond in North Island, New Zealand is a spectacular natural marvel, formed 900 years ago – a relatively young age for such a formation.
Twelve limestone towers attract many adventurers and photographers. Constant winds and waves of Southern Ocean have carved these Apostles out of the rocky shore.
Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia. The sandstone rock is one of the most famous attractions in Australia. The symbolical meaning of the large formation is as impressive as it is itself.
Pink lakes are very rare natural wonders. There are only a few known pink lakes in the world. They all are salty and mesmerizing. Their water has pink color, however, it does not cause any harm for swimmers.
Cathedral Cove Beach, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. The marine reserve attracts many tourists once in New Zealand. It is hard to capture the actual beauty of the beach in a picture, the photographers say.
Lord Howe Island in Australia. Very beautiful, the remote island is not open to everyone all the time. Only 400 visitors are allowed to be there at a time. Because of that, the natural beauty of Lord Howe Island has been well preserved.
Fascinating Fiji Islands – a South Pacific paradise. Fiji has 332 islands. Nadi and Denarau islands are the most popular among tourists. Scuba diving is probably the favorite activity, since the water is crystal clear and the diversity of marine life, as well as coral reef, attracts visitors to explore the ocean.
Whitehaven Beach is located in Queensland, Australia. It stretches 7 km along Whitsunday Island. It is considered to be the cleanest beach in Quensland.