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The Swiss Alps - Switzerland

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Any ecotourist visiting Switzerland should make the time to take in the wonder that is the Swiss Alps. There are few greater sights in the world than that of the Swiss Alps. This stunning array covers over 41,000 square kilometres and an incredible 60% of the country of Switzerland.

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Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Any eco tourist who enjoys relaxing should pay a visit to the Whitsunday Islands in Australia. With 74 islands this area just of the coast of Queensland Australia is as beautiful as they come and a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Marble Caves - Chile

Also known as the Marble Cathedral, Chile's Marble Caves are considered to be the most beautiful network of caves in the world. Set in the General Carrera lake in Patagonia - the second largest freshwater lake in South America - the caves consist of an intricate system of water-filled caverns which cause an unparalleled spectacle by way of a natural 'light show', with the marbled walls reflecting off the azure surface of the lake.

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Glass Beach California

So called because of the abundance of 'sea glass' that forms the bed of the beach, Glass Beach may at first alarm the ecotourist due the circumstances under which this beach was formed.

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St. Lucia

St. Lucia is the sort of island that green travellers to the Caribbean dream about. Being only 27 miles long and 14 miles wide with its shape said to resemble either an avocado or a mango (depending on one's taste), it is a small, lush tropical gem that is still relatively unknown. One of the so-called Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, it is located midway down the Eastern Caribbean chain, between Martinique and St. Vincent, and north of Barbados.

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Maldives

The Republic of Maldives is a chain of islands in the Indian Ocean which together constitute the smallest country in Asia - both in terms of population and land area. With an average ground level of 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in) above sea level, it is the planet's lowest country. It is also the country with the world's lowest natural highpoint, being a mere 2.4 metres (7ft 10) above sea level - there will be no mountain climbing here.

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Big Island - Hawaii

The Island of Hawaii, better known as Big Island, is indeed the biggest of all the Hawaiian Islands. In fact, with an area of 4,028 square miles (10,430 sq km), it is in fact bigger than all the Hawaiian Islands put together and is the largest single island in the USA.

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The Twelve Apostles - Australia

On the south coast of Victoria Australia lies one of the best natural sites anywhere in the country. Known collectively as the Twelve Apostles this wonderful collection of natural limestone stacks sits on the beach at Port Campbell National Park and can be seen from miles off shore.

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The Fjords of Norway

For any ecotourist Norway is a wonderful place to vacation. One of top eco-friendly countries in the world there is never a shortage of tours, transportation and fun to be had for the green traveller.Add to this the breath-taking sight that are the Fjords and you have idyllic spot to visit.

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Blue Lagoon, Iceland

If you are an ecotourist planning a trip to Reykjavik anytime soon then a visit to the world famous Blur Lagoon will likely enhance your experience. Around 40 miles away from the capital of Iceland this incredible geothermal spa is located in the heart of a lava field and is renowned for its healing properties.

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