Have you ever dreamt of flying over an erupting volcano, scaling a monumental cliff or diving into a school of fish in a coral reef? 360-degree photography allows you to do just that, from the safety of your home. Check out these breathtaking videos of some of the most amazing sights in the world. The videos are interactive, meaning you can click and drag the mouse across the video to shift the point of view around, and they are accompanied by audio commentary.
Swim with the great whites
The great white is one of the largest predators in the world, and definitely one of the most recognizable, and now you can swim alongside it, without fearing to lose a hand!
Zhangye Danxia rainbow mountains
Geology may sound like a bore (and sometimes it literally is, pardon the pun), but looking at these tiger-striped mountains, how can a person not be impressed with the marvels of the earth?
In the heart of the explosion
Have you ever seen a firework go off up close and intimate? Even more impressive than looking at the lights from way down here.
The wildlife of the Galapagos
Take a hike through the Galapagos with giant tortoises, sea iguanas and an incredible variety of water birds as well as seals.
A city chiseled in stone
Petra was an ancient Nabatean kingdom in Jordan that is most famous for its 1st century gorgeous temple built into a cliffside, nicknamed “The Treasure”.
Sapphire waters and emerald islands
The Raja Ampat, or Four Kings Archipelago, in Indonesia is home to one of the largest populations of corals and marine life. The waters are clear and beautiful and the islands themselves are densely covered in beautiful greenery.
The waterfall that inspired Pixar's "Up"
This waterfall in Venezuela is the world’s tallest uninterrupted waterfall, rising about 3,200 feet (or 1000 meters) above ground and dropping in one single, roaring curtain. Now you can scale along its great height and view the faraway land from below.
A skyline of gold
The oil principalities of the Persian Gulf are almost obscenely rich, and this is well-represented in their skyline, decked with pristine, beautiful skyscrapers.
Flying over the gaping maws of hell
Nature is awesome, in the biblical meaning of the word. It is beautiful and terrifying, and nothing exemplifies it better than natural disasters. See the ferocity of Earth from up high as this volcano erupts.
The night skies are alight
Aurora borealis? Localized entirely in your computer screen? If you’ve ever wanted to see the northern lights but shied from polar temperatures, this is your chance to view the amazing phenomena.
The frozen beauty of Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal (from Mongolian “nature lake”) in Siberia, Russia is the deepest lake in the world and the largest natural freshwater reservoir. In winter it’s covered by a thick layer of ice which looks beautiful beyond words.