When it comes to natural wonders, there is very little that Costa Rica doesn't offer visitors. You can experience spectacular volcanic activity in Arenal Volcano National Park, explore the unique cloud forests on the world famous Monteverde Sky Walk, dive the colorful coral reef of Cahuita National, or go white river rafting down the canyons of the Rio Toro river.
A country and continent in one - is the world's sixth-largest nation by land area, and has a wealth of natural attractions begging to be explored. From the monolithic rock at Uluru; to the wild, untamed and unforgiving Outback; to the colorful wonder of the Great Barrier Reef off Queensland's sun-soaked Gold Coast, Australia possesses some unique and unforgettable sights. Active types will love Australia's 'outdoors culture', and a huge array of sports and activities, including swimming, diving, snorkeling, surfing, bush walking, hiking, mountain biking and even skiing, are popular with locals and available to tourists.
Tanzania, one of the largest countries in East Africa, is a tourist jewel that is too often overlooked by visitors to Africa. Home to the continent's highest peak (Mount Kilimanjaro), its lowest depression (the bed of Lake Tanganyika), its most famous national park (the Serengeti), and part of its largest lake by area (Lake Victoria), Tanzania's natural wonders are perfectly complemented by its excellent range of tourist attractions and activities.
Wildlife flourishes in the untamed wilderness of the Zambezi Valley, in national parks, and on the shores of Lake Kariba, where hippo, crocodile, buffalo, rhino, elephant, and lion roam freely. Remote and protected wildlife reserves line the banks of the Zambezi River and the region offers some of the finest canoe safaris in Southern Africa, particularly the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Mana Pools, which is renowned for its outstanding variety of game.
Adventure lovers can hike to the 'Lost City of the Incas', Machu Picchu, or sail the world's highest navigable body of water, Lake Titicaca. They can also venture to the lush and steamy Peruvian Amazon, which is home to an incredible amount of biodiversity. Visitors can expect to see anything from tropical flowers to howler monkeys, to majestic jaguars. Travelers can arrange tours to eco-friendly jungle cabins from Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado.