I must swim in a bioluminescent water source before I die. This lake in Australia looks like the perfect spot!

Sea of Stars. bioluminescent phytoplankton at Vaadhoo Island, Maldives.

Northern Lake Baikal, Russia. “In March, due to a natural phenomenon, Siberia’s Lake Baikal is particularly amazing to photograph. The temperature, wind and sun cause the ice crust to crack and form beautiful turquoise blocks or ice hummocks on the lake’s surface.” Photograph by Alex El Barto.

30 Amazing Places on Earth You Need To Visit Part 1 -

bioluminescence Gippsland Lakes Victoria Australia December 2008 by Phil Hart

Shell Beach, Shark Bay, Australia

An Outdoor Hotel Room - Bliss........... Amangiri Resort, Lake Powell, Canyon Point, Utah

Glacial Waterfalls in Svalbard, Norway

Bioluminescent firefly squid.


Waterfall Sunset, Se Amazing World

Ayers Rock in Uluru National Park

Astrophotographer extraordinaire Thierry Legault traveled to Australia for the Transit of Venus this past June, but he didn’t stop with just taking incredible images of the Transit and then head home to France. He’s just published an wonderful collection of night sky images he took from his time in Australia, including this beautifully stunning image of a ‘Moonbow’ over Wallaman Falls, located in between Townsville and Cairns in north Queensland.

Flathead Lake, Montana. The water is so clear it looks shallow, but it's actually 370 feet! Whaaa?

White northern lights

MONTANA: Flathead Lake. Water is so clear it looks shallow, but is actually nearly 400 feet deep.

Bioluminescent Bay in Puerto Rico is the kind of phenomenon that could freak out any first-time visitor: When they swim in the bay, a trail of blue light follows swimmers wherever they go. It’s not magic, but the abundance of single-cell organisms (as many as 720,000 per gallon of water) that give off this glowing color when they’re agitated.


Natural Glow: Australia’s Amazing Bioluminescent Lake ~ "In the Australian summer of 2008/2009, a hauntingly beautiful phenomenon illuminated the Gippsland Lakes and created scenes that those present will never forget. An unusually high concentration of Noctiluca scintillans, a bioluminescent microorganism, turned the water a bright, glowing, ethereal blue. Photographer Phil Hart was there to document the amazing display." ~ by staff in Animals & Habitats, History & Trivia, Nature & Ecosyste...