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Glacial Lagoon in Iceland

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Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Iceland


Contributor and drone pilot elnaz555 traveled from her native Ontario (Canada) to Iceland to make this amazing drone video of the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in southeastern Iceland.  It's right at the edge of the Vatnajökull National Park, at the head of the  Breiðamerkurjökull glacier.  The lagoon has been the filming locations for many feature movies (including the James Bond filme View to a Kill and Batman Begins) and got some additional minor exposure in HBO's Game of Thrones series.  

Lagoon on Sulawesi, Indonesia

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Labengki: Secret Lagoon

Henry's Drone

Labengki is a small island just off the coast of Sulawesi, the massive island which is Indonesia's fourth largest and is the eleventh largest island in the world.  Labengki lies off of Southeast Sulawesi, which occupies the largest of the four peninsulas which make up much of the island's crazily-shaped land area.  Content creator and pilot Henry's drone flew a DJI Phantom 4 drone about Labengki and created a beautiful aerial video showing this tropical paradise of an island from above.  

Malta's Blue Lagoon

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Malta's Blue Lagoon


Contributor Jone_83 gives us an amazing bird's eye look at Malta's famed Blue Lagoon in this epic drone video.  The lagoon sits between the small island of Comino and the even smaller island of Cominoto.  These islands sit between the main island of Malta and Gozo, the country's second island.  Here you will get a glimpse of the sailboats and yachts of Europe's superrich floating in these crystal blue waters.  These waters "stood in" for ancient Troy in the 2004 blockbuster of the same name, starring Brad Pitt. 

The Blue Lagoon of Cyprus

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Blue Lagoon, Latchi, Cyprus. Near Baths of Aphrodite

Pavel Suchkov

Some of the most beautiful scenery on the Eastern Mediteranean island nation of Cyprus lies in its northwestern corner, on the Akamas Peninsula.  Pavel Suchkov created an amazing aerial tour of the area, which includes the village of Latchi, the Baths of Aphrodite, and the Blue Lagoon.  The last is a spectacular beach area where boats and yachts can dock in shaded areas.  Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, and it is home to some of the oldest human settlements in Europe.  

Lagoon in the South Pacific

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Sailing the New Caledonian lagoon


The French territory New Caledonia is less well known compared to other South Pacific spots such as Tahiti or Tonga.  Like most of the islands in the region, New Caledonia has some ideal sailing conditions, particularly for those who prefer calmer waters close to shore which  allow other activities such as stand-up-paddleboarding and scuba diving.  In this video, Martin_NC used a drone to record a weekend built around catamaran sailing at one of the island's beautiful lagoons. 

Kiteboarding in a Brazilian Lagoon

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Kiteboarding in a Tropical Mangrove Lagoon


While Brazil's long Atlantic coastline does not have many large island of note, portions of it are dotted with tropical mangroves and lagoons.  These semi-protected waters are perfect for aquatic activities like kiteboarding.  Witness this beautiful drone video by Nuculeus.  It was shot in one of these lagoon area in the state of Piauí.  Located in northern Brazil, Piauí is a large state with a very short coastline.  It's one of the nine states which make up Brazil's official Northeast Region.

The Venetian Lagoons

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Lio Piccolo - Venice (IT)

Alberto Ardit

Alberto Ardit used a DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone to create this beautiful aerial view of one of the world's most famous lagoons.  The Venetian Lagoon is a nearly-enclosed body of water off the Adriatic Sea, in which the island-city of Venice is situated.  It has a surface around of around 515 square km, or just over 200 square miles, including the islands within it.  The lagoon, which is accessible from the Adriatic Sea by three small inlets, was only formed about 6,000 years ago.  

Fiji: Blue Lagoon Filming Location

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Fiji by drone

Exclusive Aerials

The nation of Fiji consists of a group of islands in the middle of the South Pacific region.  It's part of the group of islands known as Melanesia.  On the western end of the archipelago is a group of volcanic islands called the Yasawa Islands.  Top contributor Exclusive Aerials used a DJI Phantom 3 Pro drone to create this tour of one of these islands, which was where the 1980's blockbuster film "The Blue Lagoon" starring Brooke Shields was filmed.  

Lagoons of Palawan, Philippines

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Philippines - El Nido: Lagoons

Travel Imagez

Amongst the attractions of the Palawan province of the western Philippines are the spectacular lagoons formed by the rocky coastlines.  These spots, which can easily "hide" multiple boats, are most spectacular in the El Nido (northern) part of the island.  For boaters wishing to "disappear" for an afternoon of seclusion, it's hard to beat this scene.  Check it out from above in this beautiful drone video by Travel Imagez.