Underwater Wonders

The list of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World was created by CEDAM International (Conservation, Education, Diving, Awareness and Marine research), a non-profit organization of divers. This organization is dedicated to the Sea research and conservation.

CEDAM began the Seven Underwater Wonders project in 1989 in order to protect the underwater wonders, before they will be lost forever. The places declared as underwater wonders were selected basis of its beauty, its marine life, its scientific research value and its environmental importance. 

Finally, the results were revealed at the National Aquarium in Washington DC, and the list includes the following amazing places:

Belize Barrier Reef

The Belize Barrier Reef is the largest barrier reef of the western hemisphere and the second of the world. Its beauty has no comparison in the world.

Deep Sea Vents

They are also known as hydrothermal vents. They sustain some of the most bizarre and impressive ecosystems of the world, since these ecosystems are to a great depth and live without sunlight.

Galapagos Islands

This archipelago is the home of some of the most beautiful and impressive species of the world, which inspired to Charles Darwin to create the Evolution Theory.

Palau Reefs

The Palau Archipelago is one of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World and is one of the most biodiverse Coral Reefs of the world.

Great Barrier Reef

It is the largest Coral Reef in the world and is the only collective living organism that can be seen from Earth’s orbit.

Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and the largest reservoir of fresh surface water on the planet. It hosts a great variety of endemic species of flora and fauna.

Northern Red Sea

It is considered one of the best places of the world to do scuba diving, it is known also as the ‘Underwater Garden of Eden’.