2018 Travel Photographer of the Year Contest Winners

Judges reviewed thousands of entries to winnow out these breathtaking images.

A whale tail, a vibrant urban scene, and a tender moment in Mongolia are among the photo entries that won top prizes in the 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest. Judges reviewed thousands of entries before selecting the finalists.

Browse this gallery of winners to experience the unique moments these photographers shared, then visit our contest homepage to explore even more breathtaking images.