#AquaTrove Sweepstakes Winner

It’s a lake, on an island, in a lake, on an island. Wrap your head around this spectacular discovery and then congratulate our #AquaTrove winner El Conquistador del Mundo, aka Lowell Tejada, for his tongue-twisting find from the Philippines! Congratulations, Lowell! You’re the lucky winner of a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize.

El Conquistador del Mundo’s winning #AquaTrove discovery from the Philippines.

A bus ride, a boat, and a hike will get you to this mind-bending natural wonder. The colorful hues and eye-catching view of Taal Volcano’s sulfuric crater lake are well worth the trek. Check out Lowell’s in-depth tips to find out how to experience his #AquaTrove discovery for yourself.

Thank you to everyone who shared your favorite spots for wet & wild adventure! You flooded the Trove with amazing discoveries from black sand beaches and cascading pools to scenes of tranquility and pure beauty. Take a quick dip in the #AquaTrove to inspire your waterlust and be sure to thank your favorites!

Keep an eye out for your next chance to Trove & Win! Follow Trover on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to stay up-to-date with Trover news and features. Trove on!

8 Must-See Snorkeling & Diving Destinations

Dive into the watery deep for up-close encounters with the world’s diverse marine life. From colorful reefs in warm tropical waters to converging tectonic plates in the icy currents of the Arctic, travelers around the globe witness some of the most magical sea creatures and undersea geology through snorkeling and diving excursions.

With a set of swim fins, a sturdy pair of goggles, and a wetsuit for the waters that aren’t so warm, you can explore every rocky coastline and blue lagoon. Slip on your snorkel and explore these 8 scenic snorkeling and diving spots:

1. Norman Reef in Queensland, Australia

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New Photo Sweepstakes – Dive in to the #AquaTrove!

H2-Ohhh yeah! Take the plunge into the cerulean waters of the #AquaTrove! For our latest photo challenge, we’re seeking your primo finds of watery fun. From lakeside leisure to wet & wild adventures, show us the best spots to get your feet wet. You could win $1500 for travel!

Woman Snorkeling in Australia

Add your watery finds to the #AquaTrove for your chance to win. Photo by Mark Fitz.

Dive deep into your camera roll to help the #AquaTrove overflow with watery goodness. Have you soaked up the scene of Thailand’s floating markets or discovered Mexico’s secret cenotes? We want to see it! From the serenity of hidden hot springs to the power of thundering waterfalls, share your photos & tips of aquatic marvels, wet adventure & pure fun for your chance to win a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize!

 

Upload your photos by August 29, 2017. Write a few lines about your discovery and tag each one #AquaTrove with your description to enter into our sweepstakes for a $1500 Expedia Travel Prize. The more your share, the better your chances. Check out the full #AquaTrove photo list for inspiration!

Wild Adventures – a photo list by Trover


How to Enter the #AquaTrove Photo Sweepstakes:

1) Upload an original photo of an interesting discovery or experience that prominently features a hiking activity or fits the hiking theme. You can upload to Trover.com or the iOS App or Android AppBe sure to upload before the contest ends at 11.59 p.m. PT on 29 August 2017.

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. This could be details about the destination or activity, tips on how to find it or what to do there, or any interesting facts or stories about your discovery. Include “#AquaTrove” in the description field.

3) Et voila! You’re entered to win the $1500 Expedia voucher!

This is a Sweepstakes. The more eligible photos you upload, the higher your chance of winning!

This sweepstake is only open to NEW Trover photos. Add yours by August 29th to be considered! 

Read sweepstakes terms and conditions.

Questions? Talk to us at feedback@trover.com.

Introducing the #Waterlust Photo Challenge

We love summer. Is it obvious?

We’ve already celebrated summertime classics like #goldenhour and #hiking. And so it’s only natural to share some love with summer’s #1 feature: water!

In summer all over the world, people turn to lakes, rivers, oceans, seas, ponds, streams, and waterfalls to cool down and have some fun in the sun. The joy of spending time in the water is something we call “waterlust,” and it’s the focus of our latest photo challenge!

Trover’s $1500 #Waterlust Photo Challenge

Without further ado, we bring you The Trover #Waterlust Photo Challenge. We’re looking for stunning photos, remarkable places, and useful information, so bring on your best!

Ready to go? Upload your #Waterlust photos now!

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Upload your best #waterlust photos, like this one from Mark Fitz, and you could win $1500.

Now is the perfect time to enjoy water and the marine wonders that call it home. Whether you go swimming, boating, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, surfing, standup paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, cliff jumping, beaching, waterfall sliding, kitesurfing, rafting, tubing, or in exploration of marine life, we want to see where you go and what you find. In fact, to level up the fun, we’re going to give $1500 to the person who can show us the best #waterlust discovery.

Challenge Details & How to Enter:

The #Waterlust Photography Challenge is judged by the Trover HQ team.

To enter:

1) By July 20th, upload an original photo of a location where water-based recreational activities can occur (think swimming, fishing, diving, wakeboarding, boating, sailing, snorkeling, etc.)

2) Write a couple of lines about your discovery. This could be tips about how to find the spot, details on its history, stories from your adventure, or recommendations on what to do there.

3) Write “#waterlust” in the details field.

4) Post your discovery to Trover.com or via iOS/Android.  Voila! You’re in the running for $1500!

Want more details on how to win Trover challenges? Check out How to Enter a Trover Contest.

May the best discovery win $1500!


Challenge ends at 11:59 p.m. PDT on July 20, 2015.

Already posted your #Waterlust photos to Trover? That’s great! Just edit the description to include “#Waterlust” and they’ll be automatically entered into the challenge.

Read complete rules and eligibility.

Questions? Talk to us: feedback@trover.com.

17 Unbelievable Photos of Colorful Water

Grass is green, dirt is brown, and water is blue…right? Not always! Mineral deposits and unusual sediment conditions can color bodies of water in fantastical ways.

Here are 17 crazy photos of colorful water from around the world that made our jaws drop and minds explode:

1. Las Coloradas in Yucatan, Mexico

Trover photo by Sergio Camalich

 

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