Table Mountain – New 7 Wonders of Nature

Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with the Majestic Table Mountain in the background

Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with the Majestic Table Mountain in the background

Table Mountain is one of the most visited landmarks in South Africa, and recently won a place in the New 7 Wonders of Nature. In a 2 phase voting process, it was up against 400 contenders in the first phase, and then 77 in the second before winning this very prestigious placing. Some of the contenders in the 28 finalists included Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, Uluru also known as Ayers Rock in Australia, the Grand Canyon in the United States and the Dead Sea in Israel.

The new wonders are:
Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
Puerto Princesa Underground River
Komodo Island, Indonesia
Jeju Island
Iguazu Falls in Brazil / Argentina
Halong Bay
Amazon

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