For many of us, being stuck at home, inside all day, is a worrying and somewhat boring experience. Apart from the fortnightly trip to the shops to get your essentials, getting out and about and seeing the world is fairly low down on your to-do list, or at least the list of things you’re allowed to do. Therefore, we’ve created the holiday of a lifetime through virtual tours. Tick off 10 of the most desirable destinations from your bucket list, from the comfort of your own home.
Home to 90% of all of the ice on Earth, no other place quite compares to the vast white wilderness of Antarctica. From meeting penguins to seeing the famous ceremonial South Pole flags, explore some of the historical and beautiful landmarks Antarctica has to offer with this virtual tour.
Virtual Tour: Antarctica Virtual Tour
Experience the natural beauty of the Galapagos Islands, from exotic wildlife to unbelievable landscapes – witness everything these islands have to offer up close and personal with this virtual tour. Appearing only 5-10 million years ago due to volcanic activity, the islands are deemed as fairly young and still have some growing to do, so dive in and explore by walking the edge of an active volcano today.
Virtual Tour: Galapagos Islands Virtual Tour
It’s one of only a few places on Earth that you can explore nearly two billion years worth of the world’s history, telling a story through layers of rock and fossils of the animals that used to roam back when these layers were being deposited. Explore this virtual tour and experience deeper into the Canyon than a regular tourist usually would, to learn all about the Grand Canyon and even uncover how this phenomenon is formed.
Virtual Tour: Grand Canyon Virtual Tours
It is the largest coral reef system in the world, compiled of over 2,900 individual reefs and spanning over 348,000 km - half the size of Texas! With this virtual tour, you’ll be able to experience a scuba dive and explore the breathtaking surroundings of the Great Barrier Reef - who knows what you’ll see!
Virtual Tour: Great Barrier Reef Virtual Tour
With this virtual tour, you can visit Peru and, most importantly, one of the great wonders of the world - Machu Picchu. You can choose several different views to explore and navigate through, from the ‘front door’ to Machu Picchu’s highest point - you’ll even see some Peruvian Alpacas in the gardens.
Virtual Tour: Machu Picchu Virtual Tour
One of the seven wonders of the world, and one of the most iconic sites you’ll experience are the Pyramids of Giza. With this virtual tour, you’ll be able to wander through the Great Sphinx, explore the Pyramids, and experience a sunset over Cairo, all from a stunning aerial view.
Virtual Tour: Pyramids of Giza Virtual Tour
Niagara Falls, famous for its legendary waterfalls, is an iconic destination that attracts millions of tourists every year, step inside the state park from your living room and enjoy the 360 views of the world's most famous waterfall.
Virtual Tour: Niagara Falls State Park Virtual Tour
Many hunt for their chance to spot the spectacular aurora borealis, one of the most beautiful wonders of the world. Take a look at the breathtaking tour from the comfort of your home, switch off the lights and delve into the wonderful skies of Norway.
Virtual Tour: Northern Lights Virtual Tour
Always wanted to spot the Loch Ness Monster? Or to simply travel through the mountainous region that encompasses Scotland? Take a tour around Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK, glance at the Glencoe Valley with its waterfalls and try to spot the dolphins in the Moray Firth - all from the comfort of your own home. What better way to spend your time in lockdown than to take in the beautiful scenery and history of Scotland.
Virtual Tour: Black Isle Aerial Virtual Tour
Rhino, lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo - seeing the Big Five is something that is on everyone's bucket lists. Not only does this come at a price, but it is also not guaranteed that you will see these animals whilst on safari. Take a look at this live stream of a real-life African safari and see if you can spot any of the five large African mammal species in the wild.
Virtual Tour:African Safari Virtual Tour
Using several seedlists  , we have analysed the bucket list destinations around the world in order to create the top 10 places to tick off your bucket list during lockdown. We have sourced free-use images as well as virtual tours and videos with reference to the origin of the content within our blog post.