Know a child who is fascinated by geography and travel? There’s lots of places, cities and destinations to visit which don’t require a passport, plane ticket or cash!
Check out our list of virtual tours and videos featuring cool places to visit and learn more about. Quench their wanderlust!
Harry Potter Film Locations: we love this awesome Google Earth tool which takes kids to many of the places featured in the Harry Potter Films: Platform 9 and 3/4 (London’s King Cross Train Station, the Glenfinnan Viaduct, Alnwick Castle, Christ Church Great Hall at Oxford and many more locations.
Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Australia: discover this great set of virtual tours produced by the Government of Australia with stories and explanations provided by Aboriginal people.
Stonehenge in England: go on an interactive 360 degree virtual tour of inside the monument.
Kenai Fjords National Park in the U.S.A.: virtually experience rapelling down a crevasse or taking a kayak ride through icebergs in Alaska.
Game Reserves in South Africa: WILDwatch Live presents a wonderful set of daily videos featuring guides driving around African game reserves and pointing out wild animals and the stunning scenery.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: go on a whirlwind tour of Rio which includes a cable car ride to Sugarloaf Mountain and a trip to the giant Christ the Redeemer statue.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: discover this mega-city and its remarkable development into a high-tech city from the 1960s until today.
Japan Highlights: see everything, from Pokemon, geishas, Kabuki theatre, Sumo wrestlers to automated sushi counters in this 3-minute virtual tour.
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