Seven Wonders is an organization committed to promoting and protecting the wonders of the world. Discover, Explore, Learn and Protect (DELP), this is the objective of Seven Wonders. SW seeks to help individuals, groups and organizations discover and explore the wonders of the world, learn more about them and foster a philosophy and practice of conservation and protection.
Seven Wonders serves as the official record of the wonders of the world. Seven Wonders was launched as a protective organization that prevents wonder recognition from be determined by financial gain, marketing efforts, or social media.
Declaration & Advisory Committee
Seven Wonders has gathered some of the most respected and reputable experts in global conservation, exploration, and nature. These professionals have traveled the world, explored the grandeur of our globe, and researched or studied wonders in various settings. Most importantly, they are committed to protecting the wonders. Please visit Declaration Committee here. You are welcome to contact Seven Wonders through our contact form if you would like to be considered as a Declaration Committee member.
A “wonder” may either be manmade, nature made, or a combination of the two. Various seven wonder campaigns may be a list of just manmade, a list from just nature, or a collection of both. Different factors come into play determining whether a list is one or the other.
A natural wonder is strictly the characteristic or result of nature. There can be no influence from mankind. Mount Rushmore is a spectacular mountain, however what makes this mountain incredible comes from the sculpting influence of man on the face of the mountain. Mount Rushmore would qualify as a manmade wonder but not a natural wonder.
The first and most important factor is statistical significance. Is it the largest, fastest, tallest, etc.? People easily argue that Niagara Falls or Iguassu Falls are more spectacular than Victoria Falls, but Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world based on length, width and height.
Uniqueness is another leading factor. Where else does this wonder potential show up in the world? What makes this particular wonder candidate unique or special compared to other similar candidates.
Traditional significance is a second factor that is considered when contemplating wonder status. This can come from history, culture, or other external factors.
Finally, voters look at pure splendor, amazement, astonishment, bewilderment, or as we like to say pure “wonder.”
When all of these factors are considered, Seven Wonders feels confident that winning wonders have appropriately earned the status and recognition.
Global or continent wide wonder campaigns are voted on by the Declaration Committee and other experts with similar qualifications. This is done to avoid bias by a more active country with marketing and social media.
Country campaigns may involve the public, local or other voting mechanisms. However, wonder candidates are researched and validated by experts from the Declaration Committee, others with similar qualifications or Seven Wonders.
Global or continent wonder campaigns are voted on by professionals or experts behind the scenes. If you believe you qualify for participation in this voting, please contact Seven Wonders through the form on the Contact Us page.
If a wonder campaign is open to the public, you can simply visit the country page and review the list of candidates. If there is a wonder that you believe is more deserving, but it is not listed, you are welcome to suggest it through the form on the Contact Us page. If you are satisfied with the listed wonder representatives, you can click on the “Vote Now” button.
Important Note: You only get one vote. You are voting for the wonder you believe is best. You will not be able to click on more than one.