New Seven Wonders of Nature

The Official New7Wonders of Nature campaign, started in 2007, has finally made an initial declaration of its seven finalists.  The Swiss-based New7Wonders Foundation was established in 2001 to contribute to the protection of the world’s human-built and natural heritage and to foster respect for earth’s diversity. The official results will be confirmed in early 2012 after voting results have been independently verified so the final line-up may yet still change.

The provisional line-up consists of the Amazon, Iguazu Falls, Halong Bay, Table Mountain, Jeju Island, Komodo and the Puerto Princesa Underground River.

With Imaginative Traveller you can travel to many of these provisional New7Wonders of Nature so why not get travelling and judge for yourself!

The Amazon

Giant trees in the Ecuadorian Amazon

See the Amazon in Ecuador on numerous tours including Andes to Amazon or Galapagos and Amazon.

Iguazu Falls

Foz do Iguazu in Brazil

“Poor Niagara” Eleanor Roosevelt allegedly exclaimed on seeing these incredible series of waterfalls shared between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Many of our South American tours include a visit -try Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro Unplugged.

Halong Bay

Sunset and cloudy skies over Halong Bay in Vietnam

With more than 3000 spectacular limestone islands, World Heritage listed Halong Bay in Vietnam is one of the most visually stunning places in the world.  Take a relaxing cruise and stay overnight in this idyllic surrounding on our Vietnam Adventure or Classic Vietnam trips.

Table Mountain

Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa

The stunning Cape Peninsula in South Africa, begins at Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope and ends in the dramatic table-top mountain known as Table Mountain, majestically looking out over Cape Town, the ‘Mother City’. End an overland expedition there on a tour such as Vic Falls to Cape Town.

Some of the proposed finalists which didn’t make the cut and which you can visit as part of our tours are:

The Dead Sea

Float in this salty body of water in either Jordan on A Week in Jordan or with Explore Jordan!

The Galapagos Islands

Turtle swimming through lots of tiny fish in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Famous as one of the world’s most incredible wildlife destinations, you can take a short 6 day toy on our Galapagos at a Glance - Southern Islands, a longer 10 day trip on our Active Galapagos.


Herd of elephants walking towards Mount Kilimanjaro

Summit the highest peak in Africa in Tanzania – on the popular Serengeti & Kilimanjaro tour.


Finding it hard to choose between these new seven wonders? Call us for some inspiration on 01728 862230. 


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