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Bora Bora - French Polynesia

A couple of thousand miles east off the coast of Australia lie the French Polynesian islands. One of these islands is that of Bora Bora. Surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef this island is beautiful and a virtual haven for the ecotourist.

The island is very much self-sustaining with most of its produce coming from the sea, thus ensuring that every penny spent goes directly back into the local economy.

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Binalong Bay & the Bay of Fries - Tasmania

Just of the south coast of Australia lies the island of Tasmania and some of the most beautiful coastline in the world. Binalong Bay and the Bay of Fires are both on the north east coast of Tasmania and a haven for any green traveller looking for an idyllic location to relax and enjoy a holiday.

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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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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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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 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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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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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Measuring in at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi), Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is the world's largest natural salt flat and gleams brilliantly white beneath the sun. The crust serves as a source of salt which is exceptionally rich in lithium - indeed some 50 to 70% of the world's lithium is found here, which is currently in the process of being extracted.

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Pamukkale - Turkey

Pamukkale - which translates as 'cotton fortress' - is one of the world's most beautiful natural spas. Hot calcium-laden waters spring from the earth and cascade over a cliff, and, as they cool, they form dramatic travertines of hard, brilliantly white calcium that form pools.

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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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