From natural beauty of Mother Nature to man-made structures, the underwater world has numerous wonders worth exploring. Looking for more details? We bring to you some of the most unique wonders from the underwater world that certainly should be on your bucket list.
Cancun Underwater Museum, Mexico
Imagine visiting a museum underwater? Sounds cool, right? Well it is possible in Mexico, where Sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has created sculptures for the Cancum Underwater Museum. Thanks to the hurricanes and tropical storms, the reefs in the area were eroding so the Mexican authorities decided to give the tourists something unique. Thus came about this museum, which is now one of the most famous underwater museums in the world. Travellers can view this unique destination by snorkelling, glass bottom boats and scuba diving.
Ithaa Restaurant, Maldives
If you are looking for a unique dining experience, then we suggest visiting Ithaa restaurant. Wondering what is so different about this restaurant? Ithaa is an underwater eatery, which has an aquarium theme. This restaurant can house up to 14 guests at a time and serves a delicious six course sea food meal, while you admire the local marine life.
Underwater Sculpture Park, Grenada
The underwater sculpture park is a one-a-kind underwater art museum. From sculptures such as Man on a Bike, a life-size gent cycling along a reef, and Ring of Children, a circle of kids holding hands, this museum is a collection of ecological underwater contemporary art. Created by Jason deCaires Taylor and Troy Lewis, this sculpture park should definitely be on your bucket list!
Belize’s Barrier Reef
Belize’s Barrier Reef is one of the most beautiful reefs in the world. The Heritage Site is home to more than 500 species of fish and 106 species of coral. The site also has a Great Blue Hole, a sink hole, which attracts snorkelers and divers from around the world.
Fernando De Noronha, Brazil
With crystal clear water, beautiful flora and fauna and a landscape featuring tunnels, canyons and rocks, Brazil’s Fernando De Noronha is certainly an exciting place to explore. What’s more is that the water is warm thanks to the South Equatorial current, so you can even go diving without a suit in the 40 m depth. You can visit this beauty all through the year expect March to August, the rainy season.
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Home to some of the most diverse marine life, Galapagos Islands is a must visit for all travellers. Some of the species you would see around this area are Galapagos penguins, Galapagos sharks, and marine iguanas, apart from the stunning flora and fauna.
Lake Baikal, Russia
Considered the deepest lake in the world, Lake Baikal is located in the Russian region of Siberia. It is also home to 20% of the world’s frozen water. In fact, during winter, it is even possible to drive across the lake. Rich in biodiversity, Lake Baikal hosts more than 1000 species of plants and 2500 species of animals and is known for the Baikal seal, which is found throughout the lake.
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