Nature's Wonders


From the Great Barrier Reef to the  the wild African savanna, there are many zoos, aquariums, and natural habitats to be visited all over the world. Put on your safari hat and hiking boots. Grab your goggles and snorkel. It's time to discover incredible places found in nature all over the world!

Virtual Trips

All Ages

Zoos, Aquariums and Fun Animal Facts

Do you miss going to the Houston Zoo? Visit your favorite local animals virtually by clicking here.

The Georgia Aquarium offers webcams of different underwater marine life including piranhas, sea lions and alligators.

Take a peek at the blacktip reef sharks, a wide variety of jellyfish, and yellow tang at the National Aquarium.

Check out the penguins, condors, koalas, and many more on the San Diego Zoo webcams.

Click here to access various webcams and watch all kinds of animals including owls, pandas, and wolves in their element all over the globe.

Lizard vs. snake? Boomslang vs. chameleon? Which animal do you think would win? Check out these and other showdowns right here!

If you need a good laugh from our furry friends, watch a few of these videos of animals acting silly.

Find out some cool and interesting facts about these amazing animals.

Did you know a kinkajou is a type of bear? Visit the following link to learn more about it.

If you've never heard of zombie worms, you are not alone. Discover more here.

National Parks and Conservancies

Explore Yellow Stone National Park through nine different webcams and take virtual walks to areas like Canary Spring, Upper Falls, and more.

There are many adventures to be had at the Grand Canyon. Go on an archaeological dig, take a virtual hike to Phantom Ranch, or take a virtual raft trip.

The Smithsonian has numerous exhibits about nature for online viewing including the Smithsonian Gardens' Habitat, Ocean: Find Your Blue, and Cultivating America's Gardens.

The Nature Conservancy's Nature Lab offers virtual trips that range from exploring a coastal rainforest by canoe to unlocking the secrets of coral reefs in the Dominican Republic.

Natural Occurrences

Ever wanted to see the Northern Lights? Check out this webcam based in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

Go on a walk around Lake Matheson and see the Fox Glacier in New Zealand by following this link.

Closely observe the Lascaux cave paintings near Dordogne, France, in this incredible virtual tour.

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Ages 12+

These virtual trips from Great Lakes Now cover the coastal wetlands, algae, and lake sturgeon.

The life of animals on a farm is one worth investigating. Visit a farm in Canada and go on 360° Virtual Reality tours to see the ins and outs of sheep, cows and pigs, among others.

Be sure to take an interactive tour through New York City's renowned Central Park.

National Geographic takes you on an amazing 360° Virtual Reality trip into the world's largest natural cave: Son Doong in Vietnam!

Click here to visit six American national parks including Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, Kenjai Fjords National Park in Alaska, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico.

View a time lapse video of the creation of the "O Say Can You See" stickwork installation by Patrick Dougherty at the U.S. Botanic Garden.

Want to go island hopping? Visit the Galapagos Islands, be blown away by bioluminescent algae in Puerto Rico, and visit with sting rays in the Grand Cayman Islands.

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