There are 385 items filed under watery wonders.

Ica, Peru


An unexpected desert oasis in South America
10 Aug 2011
Jablanac, Croatia

Jablanac Shipwreck

The remains of a sunken WWII military ship wreck visible through clear water
10 Aug 2011

Blood Falls

Natural time capsule containing an alien ecosystem
05 Aug 2011
Cannon Beach, Oregon

Haystack Rock

A massive sea stack famous for its appearance in The Goonies
31 Jul 2011
Los Angeles, California

Venice of America Canals

After starting as a whimsical tourist attraction that eventually found its way to ruin, these renovated canals offer a lush and exotic locale on the Pacific Coast
25 Jul 2011

Lacul Sfanta Ana

Romania's only crater lake with water as pure as if distilled
12 Jul 2011
Olenivka, Ukraine

Underwater Museum at Cape Tarkhankut

Busts of communist and socialist figures from the USSR
10 Jul 2011
Columbia, Missouri

Devil's Icebox

Curious cave that stays a cool 56 degrees all year long
03 Jul 2011
Staffa, Scotland

Fingal's Cave

This astonishingly geometric cave has inspired everyone from Jules Verne to Pink Floyd
02 Jul 2011
Sweetwater, Tennessee

Lost Sea

Enormous lake at the bottom of a unique cave system
13 Jun 2011
Roubaix, France

La Piscine

Museum in a swimming pool where the water still flows
05 Jun 2011
Manistique, Michigan


Freshwater spring fills with 10,000 gallons per minute
15 May 2011
West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

Loch Lomond

Largest lake in Great Britain measured by surface area
10 May 2011
Port Angeles, Washington

Olympic Hot Springs

Rustic natural hot springs in the deciduous rain forest
10 May 2011
Bicheno, Australia

Bicheno Blowhole

Granite rocks that concentrate waves into powerful jets
04 May 2011
Freycinet, Australia

Wineglass Bay

One of the best beaches in the entire world
04 May 2011
Parkham, Australia

Little Blue Lake

A beautiful, but toxic, lake formed by mining
03 May 2011
Port Campbell, Australia

Loch Ard Gorge

Clear example of the process of erosion in action
02 May 2011
Brooklyn, New York

Coney Island Creek

Waterway populated with abandoned projects, included a submarine
25 Apr 2011
Vieques, Puerto Rico

Mosquito Bay

World's most bioluminescent bay
03 Apr 2011
Depoe Bay, Oregon

Cape Foulweather

First landing spot for James Cook on his voyage of discovery to the Sandwich Islands
30 Mar 2011
Vučje, Serbia

Vucjanka River

Popular river that runs through the remote Serbian municipality of Leskovac
30 Mar 2011
Akyazı, Turkey


Fantastic lake on the heart of a fault line
27 Mar 2011
New Sandy Bay Village, Saint-Vincent et les Grenadines

Owia Salt Pond

Natural Caribbean swimming pool ringed by bizarrely artistic lava rock formations
20 Mar 2011
Bodø, Norway

Saltstraumen Maelstrom

World's strongest whirlpool
16 Mar 2011
Gimmerburn, New Zealand

Te Waikoropupu Springs

Some of the clearest water anywhere in the world
23 Feb 2011
Negril, Jamaica

Blue Hole Mineral Spring

Cavernous opening completely encased in Karst limestone
23 Feb 2011
Port Austin, Michigan

Turnip Rock

Turnip-shaped island just off the Michigan shore in Lake Huron
11 Feb 2011
San Antonio, Mexico

La Lobera

Huge hole looks down onto an underground beach populated with sea lions
12 Jan 2011
Cancún, Mexico

Museo Subacuatico de Arte Project

Underwater art project will double as a massive artificial coral reef to help regenerate the damaged ecosystem
12 Jan 2011

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