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6 Amazing Lakes Overseas to Add to Your Bucket List

Amazing Lakes In the World

We already covered several of the amazing lakes in America. Now for those really wanting a bucket list challenge, check out these 6 amazing lakes, located all around the world. If you are true lake lover and adventurer, put these vacation lakes on your list and tick them off.

These lakes offer experiences quite different to those here at home. We haven’t yet visited them all, however they are on our bucket list for the international experience. Hopefully one day.

Laguna Colorada, Bolivia

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Laguna Colorada (Red Lagoon) is a salt lake in the southwest of Bolivia. No doubt that this lake is sure to surprise you for several reasons. Firstly, it is average only 1 ft deep with a maximum depth of less than 5 ft. Secondly it is home to flamingos. Thirdly, and most spectacularly, it is red! Why is it red, this is due to presence of red algae!

The flamingos appear pink due to the red filaments in water. This lake has been a dream place for researches and travelers alike. 

The colour of the water appears to be shades of red or orange, depending on the time of year and the weather. 

Lake Como, Italy

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Let’s head over to Italy. Lake Como is situated in Northern Italy’s Lombardy region. It is effectively an upmarket resort area at the foothills of the Alps. It is renowned for its natural beauty. 

The local’s refer to this lake as the “Y” lake due to its shoreline representing the letter Y. 

Lake Como natural beauty is complemented by charming small villages and towns. There are many activities include boat trips and tour (and you can even hire your own boat). The area is also full of beaches and other historic towns all worth visiting.

An interesting fact is that this lake has a maximum depth of over 400 yards! Wow.

Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand

Queenstown Lake Wakatipu

Fancy a trip to New Zealand? Lake Wakatipu is a lake on the south island in Queenstown.  This is New Zealand’s longest lake and is named by the local Maoris. 

The exquisite range of outdoor entertainment ranges from paragliding, boating, bungee-jumping to the soul-touching sky-diving!

Lake Wakatipu has mountains on all four sides.These are the same mountains that form the snowcapped Remarkable Range. In winter or summer, this Lake is an all-time favorite and a permanent bucket list destination.

Lake Baikal, Russia

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How about Russia? You are going to love this lake because of the plethora of records it holds. Primarily, it is the oldest lake in the world. Secondarily, it forms almost 20% of the freshwater of the world. Which is equivalent to all the great five lakes of America. Seriously, this is a beauty that is worth all the bucks and you can’t afford to miss out on.

For the clean freaks, this lake is located separately from all the city outskirts, so that there are no minerals or plastic waste thus this is the high time that you experience some amazing crystal clear water diving.


So there you have it! 4 Lakes in the World that should be on every lake lovers bucket list. Let us know your favourite lake destination so that we can include it in this list.

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