Oceania is a continent composed by numerous islands and coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, being Australia the only continental land. Geographically, Oceania is divided into three different regions: Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. This wonderful continent owns also two types of islands: the Coral Islands which are the tops of coral reefs, and the Volcanic Islands which are the peaks of volcanic mountains that rise from the ocean floor.
Furthermore, Oceania is one of eight terrestrial eco-zones with the most quantity of ecological regions of the planet including all Micronesia, all Fiji, and almost all Polynesia except New Zealand. Countries such as New Zealand, New Guinea and New Caledonia compose the separate Australia eco-zone. Oceania is also the least populated continent and therefore it owns many amazing natural and underwater wonders that have not been touched by the human hand.
This continent offers some of the greatest diversity of people and landscapes in the world; from deserts until snow mountains and from white sand beaches until rainforest. The beaches of Fiji, New Zealand or Papua New Guinea are wonders themselves. Besides, cities like Sidney, Canberra or Wellington have several modern and wonderful structures, which can be categorized among the civil engineering wonders.
Discover with us this fascinating continent full of marvels!
Wonder Locations in Oceania
Wonders of Oceania in interactive map
Wonders of Oceania Photos
Top Wonders in Oceania
Tasmania is an amazing Island at southeastern of continental Australia that is occupied by World Heritages Sites and National Parks, which host exotic and beautiful wildlife.
It is without doubt the most representative man-made monument of Australia. The Sydney Opera House is a true masterpiece of the modern architecture.
Uluru is an amazing sandstone rock formation. This marvelous rock is considered a sacred place by the Aboriginal people and is one of the most representative landmarks of Australia.
Fraser Island is considered the largest sand island of the world. It is a unique luxurious combination of the Australian rich natural heritage.
It is one of the largest parks of the world and the largest of Australia. Kakadu is an ecologically and biologically diverse wonderland, with different and beautiful unique habitats.
The Blue Mountains are a mountain range in Australia. Their name is due to the blue haze that hovered above the mountains. They are a great spectacle to lovers of the nature.
This wonderful natural paradise is the third largest island of Australia and one of the last unspoiled island wildernesses of the planet.