Uluru Reef finalists in New7Wonders comp

Aug 17, 2019 kgpatmos

first_imgAustralia’s most famous rock and reef could be crowned New7Wonders, pending votes Source = e-Travel Blackboard: C.C Australia’s Great Barrier Reef along with Uluru has been named a finalist in the New7Wonders competition.The two Australian natural icons now sit in the list of 28 finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature campaign, established by the international New7Wonders Foundation, Tourism Australia announced last Wednesday.The campaign is a global search to recognise the seven most wondrous natural sites in the world as voted by the general public.Tourism Australia is now calling upon all fans of Australia to vote for Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef to become official New7Wonders of Nature.”The campaign creates a platform to help conserve Australia’s natural wonders for years to come as well as encourage tourists from around the world to experience these incredible sites for themselves,” Tourism Australia managing director, Andrew McEvoy, said.”This is Australia’s opportunity to raise awareness globally of the variety and natural beauty of our unique environment.“It has been estimated that both Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef need to secure 100 million votes each to put them in the running for the title so I urge anyone who is passionate about Australia to vote now,” he said.Australia’s most famous rock and reef beat competition from 440 sites across the globe and now battle 28 finalists including Angel Falls in Venezuela, Milford Sound in New Zealand, Bay of Fundy in Canada, the Grand Canyon in the US, and the Amazon in South America.Sites are now vying for enough votes to make it into the official seven, to be announced on 11 November 2011.To vote, simply visit www.n7w.com/gbr to show your support for the Great Barrier Reef and www.n7w.com/uluru for Uluru.For telephone voting, call +44 87 218 400 and when directed, dial 7711 to vote for the Great Barrier Reef and 7726 for Uluru. last_img

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