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Highest Waterfalls of the World


Nature creation - Earth Waterfall ::--1.Guaza - Brazil|| 2.Victoria - Zimbabwe|| 3.Niagara - USA|| 4.Plitvice - Croatia|| 5.Angel - Venezuela|| 6.Yosemite - USA|| 7.Kaieteur - Guyana|| 8.Gullfoss - Iceland9. ||Dettifoss - Iceland|| 10.Sutherland - N.Z.||Water Fall List||


Highest Waterfalls of the World

The following table lists the world's tallest waterfalls including the name, location, source, and height. Angel in Venezuela is the world's tallest waterfall dropping 979 meters.

Name(s) (foreign) Location Source/River Height
Feet Meters
Angel (Salto Angel) Canaima Nat'l Park, Venezuela upper trib. of Rio Caroni 3,212 979
Tugela Natal Nat'l Park, South Africa Tugela River 3,110 947
Utigord (Utigordsfoss) Norway glacier fed 2,625 800
Monge (Mongefoss) Marstein, Norway Mongebeck 2,540 774
Gocta Cataracts Chachapoyas, Peru   2,532 771
Mutarazi (Mtarazi) Nyanga Nat'l Park, Zimbabwe Mutarazi River 2,499 762
Yosemite Yosemite Nat'l Park, California, U.S. Yosemite Creek 2,425 739
Espelands (Espelandsfoss) Hardanger Fjord, Norway Opo River 2,307 7031
Lower Mar Valley (Østra Mardolafoss) Eikesdal, Norway Mardals Stream 2,151 6552
Tyssestrengene Odda, Norway Tyssa River 2,123 6472
Cuquenan (Salto Kukenan) Kukenan Tepuy, Venezuela Cuquenan River 2,000 610
Sentinel Yosemite Nat'l Park, California, U.S. Sentinel Creek 2,000 610
Dudhsagar Goa/Karnataka, India Khandepar River 1,969 600
Sutherland Milford Sound, New Zealand Arthur River 1,904 580
Kjell (Kjellfossen) Gudvanger, Norway Gudvangen Glacier 1,841 561
Kahiwa Molokai, Hawaii, U.S. Unknown 1,750 533
Takkakaw Yoho Nat'l Park, B.C., Canada Takkakaw Creek 1,650 503
Ribbon Yosemite Nat'l Park, California, U.S. Ribbon Stream 1,612 491
King George VI Guyana Courantyne River 1,600 488
Upper Mar Valley (Mardalsfossen) nr. Eikesdal, Norway Mardals Stream 1,536 468
Kaliuwaa (Sacred) Pahu, Hawaii, U.S. Kalanui Stream 1,520 463
Della Strathcona Provincial Park, B.C., Canada Della Lake 1,444 440
Gavarnie nr. Lourdes, France Gave de Pau 1,384 422
Cachoeira da Fumaça (Glass or Smoke) Chapada Diamantia Nat'l Park, Brazil 1,378 420
Giessbach Bern, Switzerland Giessbach River 1,312 400
Krimmler Hohe Tauern Nat'l Park, Austria Krimmler Ache 1,250 381
Vettis (Vettisfoss) Jotunheimen, Norway Utla (Trib. Morkedola) 1,215 370
Papalaua Molokai, Hawaii, U.S. Kawai Nui Stream 1,200 366
Tin Mine Kosciusko Nat'l Park, Australia Tin Mine Creek 1,182 360
Silver Strand (Widows' Tears) Yosemite Nat'l Park, California, U.S. Silver Strand Creek 1,170 357
Honokohau Maui, Hawaii, U.S. Honokohau Stream 1,120 341
Wallaman nr. Ingham, Australia Wallaman Creek 1,001 305
Spray Stream (Staubbachfalle) Lauterburnnental, Switzerland Staubbach Brook 984 300
King Edward VIII Guyana Courantyne 850 259
Gersoppa (Jog) Western Ghats, India Sharavati 830 253
Hunlen British Columbia, Canada Atnarko River 830 253
Basaseachic (Salto Basaseachic) Barance del Cobre, Mexico Piedra Volada Creek 812 246
Waipio Kauai, Hawaii, U.S. Kekee Stream 800 244
Kaieteur Guyana Potaro (trib. Rio Essequibo) 740 225
Kalambo Tanzania/Zambia Kalambo River 726 221
Wollomombi nr. Armidale, Australia Wollomombi 722 220
Feigum Lusterfjord, Norway Feigumelvi 715 218






List of waterfalls

Africa

Angola
Kalandula Falls, second largest in Africa
Burkina Faso
Tagbaladougou Falls
Burundi
Chutes de la Kagera
Rusumo Falls
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Boyoma Falls (Stanley Falls)
Inga Falls
Livingstone Falls
Lofoi Falls
Central African Republic
Ashima Falls
Chad
Gauthiot Falls
Ethiopia
Blue Nile Falls
Gabon
Ivela Falls
Ghana
Wli Falls
Boti Falls
Kintampo
Aflabo Fall
Guinea
Tinkisso Falls
Dani Falls
Taini Falls
Kenya
Thompson Falls
Fourteen Falls
Lesotho
Maletsunyane Falls
Libya
Derna waterfalls
Ras al Helal waterfalls
Madagascar
Mandraka Falls
Mali
Gouina Falls
Morocco
Manaraka Falls
Ouzoud Falls
Namibia
Ruacana Falls
South Africa
Main article: List of waterfalls of South Africa
Northern Cape
Augrabies Falls
KwaZulu-Natal
Howick Falls
Tugela Falls - 947 m (3,110 ft) highest waterfall in Africa, second highest in the world.
Ncandu Falls
Mpumalanga
Berlin Falls
Bridal Veil Falls (Mpumalanga), near Sabie
Lisbon Falls
Long Tom Waterfall
Lone Creek Falls, near Sa
Mac-Mac Falls
Horseshoe Falls (Mpumalanga), near Sabie
Sabie Falls, near Sabie
Uganda
Sipi Falls
Murchison Falls
Danny Mercer yr10 falls
Zambia
Kalambo Falls
Ngonye Falls
Nyambezi Falls
Kalambo Falls
Jadbabaie Falls
Oribuyce Falls
Likier Falls
Murkhana Falls
Tarmwela Falls
Phenyalainine Falls
Sinha Falls
Mattessicia Falls
Loscalza Falls
Dagna Falls
Kundalila Falls
Lumwanga Falls
Ntumbachi Falls
Chimpolo Falls
Chishimba Falls
Chimpepe Falls
Kabweluma Falls
Mutumuna Falls
Mumbuluma Falls
Kudabwika Falls
Victoria Falls
Zimbabwe
Mutarazi Falls


Victoria Falls - widest in Africa and one of the widest in the world

Asia

Huangguoshu Falls, China
Bangladesh
Madhabkunda Waterfall
Khagrachari Waterfall
Cambodia
Kbal Chhay Waterfall
Ka Choung
China
Detian Falls, Karst Hills, Daxing County, Chongzuo Prefecture, Guangxi Province along the border with Vietnam.
Huangguoshu Falls (Yellow-fruit tree), Anshun, Guizhou Province - 74 m (243 ft), 81 m (266 ft) wide
Hukou Falls (The mouth of a pot), borders Shaanxi and Shanxi provinces - 50 metres (160 ft); 30 m (98 ft) wide; second-largest waterfall in China.
Hong Kong
Ng Tung Chai 30 metres falls that cascades down a cliff in the Tai Mo Shan area
Mirror Pool Waterfall (Chiu Keng Tam Waterfall) near Tai Mei Tuk in Plover Cove Country Park
East Timor
Bandeira, close to Atsabe
India
Jog Falls during Monsoon
Abbey Falls
Adyanpara Falls
Athirappilly Falls
Burude Falls
Chachai Falls
Chunchanakatte Falls
Dudhsagar Falls
Duduma Falls
Gersoppa Falls
Godchinamalaki Falls
Gokak Falls
Hebbe Falls
Hogenakal Falls
Irupu Falls
Jog Falls
Jonha Falls
Lodh Falls
Payarka Falls
Rajdari Falls
Khandadhar Falls
Kallatti Falls
Kiliyur Falls
Kutralam Falls
Magod Falls
Manikyandhara Falls
Meenmutty Falls
Meenvallam Falls
Mawsmai Falls
Mutyalamaduvu Falls
Nohkalikai Falls
Sivanasamudram Falls
Shimsha Falls
Satoddi Falls
Thalaiyar Falls
Thoovanam Falls
Unchalli (Lushington) Falls
Varapoha Falls
Vazhachal Falls
Vibhooti Falls
Watehalla Falls
Indonesia
Bantimurung Waterfall
Curug Cilember
Curug Sewu
Coban Rondo Waterfall
Grojogan Sewu waterfall
Jumog Waterfall
Madakaripura Waterfall
Sendang Gila waterfall
Sipisopiso Waterfall
Bhedaghat waterfall
Gitgit waterfall
Iran
Abshar Doughoolo (Twin Falls)
Atashgah Falls
Bahram Beigy Waterfall
Bisheh Falls
Boll Waterfall
Ganjnameh Waterfall
Golestan Falls
Lar Waterfall
Margoon Waterfall
Masoule Falls
Semirom Falls
Shalmash Falls
Shekarab waterfall
Japan
Fukuroda Falls - 120 m (390 ft)
Hannoki Falls - The tallest falls in Japan, 497 m (1,631 ft); Only flows from April to July.
Kegon Falls - 97 m (318 ft) infamous for suicides
Nachi Falls - Well known falls in Japan, 133 m (436 ft)
Nunobiki Falls - 120 m (390 ft) in four cascades, of great cultural significance, considered a meisho, or "famous site"
Shindō Falls - 83 m (272 ft) high, and, after rain, large in volume
Shōmyō Falls - The tallest year-round waterfall in Japan, at 349 m (1,145 ft)
Korea
The first two falls of Cheonjeyeon Waterfall, South Korea
Cheonjeyeon Waterfall
Cheonjiyeon Waterfall
Jeongbang Waterfall
Jumong Waterfall
Kyrgyzstan
Abshir Ata Waterfall
Barskoon waterfall
Laos
Khone Phapeng - Southeast Asia's biggest waterfall by volume
Malaysia
Berkelah falls
Cemerung Falls
Chiling waterfalls
Gabai Falls
Kanching Falls
Kota Tinggi Waterfalls
Lata Kinjang Falls
Lata Tembakah Falls
Mahua Waterfall
Maliau Falls
Sekayu Falls
Stong Falls - Tallest water falls in South East Asia.
Takob Akob Falls
Mongolia
Ulaan Tsutgalan Waterfall - 20 m drop. On a tributary of the Orkhon River.
Nepal
Davis Falls
Hyatung Falls
Philippines
Busay Falls
Camaya Falls-3
Daranak Falls
Dodiongan Falls
Hinulugan Taktak
Kabigan Falls
Limunsudan Falls
Maria Cristina Falls
Mantayupan Falls
Tinago Falls
Pagsanjan Falls
Mainit Falls
Tinuy-an Falls
Vera Falls
Palali Falls
Pinsal Falls-Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur
Singapore
Jurong Falls
Sri Lanka
Main articles: List of waterfalls of Sri Lanka and List of waterfalls of Sri Lanka by height
Aberdeen Falls
Baker's Falls
Bambarakanda Falls - highest in Sri Lanka 263 m high
Bopath Ella
Devon Falls
Diyaluma Falls - most famous in Sri Lanka 220 m high
Dunhinda Falls
Ravana Falls
St.Clairs Falls - The widest waterfall in Sri Lanka.
Duvili Falls- in balangoda
Kiridi Falls- in Palmadulla (about 5km since Palmadulla,Kuttapitiya road)
Poona ella Falls- in Nuwara Eliya ( on the way,since Nuwara Eliya to Kandy road )
Ramboda Falls- in Nuwara Eliya (on the way,since Nuwara Eliya to Kandy road )
Taiwan
Shifen waterfall - Largest waterfall in Taiwan, 40 meters in width.
Jiao Lung Waterfall - Tallest waterfall in Taiwan with 600 m drop.
Thailand
Bhusang falls
Erawan Falls
Umphang Thee Lor Sue Waterfall
Mae Klang Falls
Vachiratarn Falls
Mae Ya Falls
Mae Surin Falls
Nangrong Falls
Pala-ou Falls
Pha Suea Falls
Wang Keaw Falls
Namtok Kaeng Sopha
Namtok Kaeng Song
Phlew Falls
Poi Falls
Roum Klaw Paradorn Falls
Saiyok Falls
Sarika Falls
Siribhumi Falls
Phitsanulok Falls
Vietnam
Dam Ri Waterfall - 90 meters
Xung Khoeng Waterfall - 40 meters
Ban Gioc Waterfall - 30 meters
Pongour waterfall, near Đà Lạt
Prenn Waterfall, Đà Lạt
Pong Gua Falls
Thac Voi (Elephant Waterfall) - Lam Ha district, Lam Dong province

Europe

Austria
Krimmler Wasserfälle - 340 m
Belgium
Coo Waterfalls - 15 m
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kravica Waterfalls- wide 100 m,high 25 m
Pliva Waterfall - 20 m (65 ft)
Skakavac Waterfall - 98 m
Skakavac in Perucica forest - 75 m
Bulgaria
Raysko Praskalo - highest in the Balkans, 124.5 m
Borov Kamak
Babsko Praskalo - 54 m
Boyanski Vodopad (Boyana Waterfall)
Skakavitsa - 70 m
Croatia
Manojlovac - 60 m
Skradinski Buk - 45 m (both on river Krka)
Plitvice - with highest waterfall in Croatia, 78 m
Czech republic
Pančavsky vodopad (Pančava waterfall) - the highest waterfall in the Czech republic, Krkonoše (Giant Mountains), 148 m
Horní Úpsky vodopad(Horni Upa waterfall) - the highest altitude of all Czech waterfalls, Krkonoše (Giant Mountains), 129 m
Pudlavsky vodopad(Pudlava waterfall) - Krkonoše, Giant Mountains, 122 m
Rudické propadaní(Rudice sink) - subterranean, in a karst cave, Moravsky kras (Moravian Karst), 90 m
Dvorsky vodopad (Dvorsky waterfall)- Krkonoše (Giant Mountains), 68 m
Dolní Úpsky vodopad(Dolni Upa waterfall) - Krkonoše (Giant Mountains), 45 m
Labsky vodopad(Elbe waterfall)- Krkonoše (Giant Mountains), 35 m
Velky Štolpich - Jizerské hory (Jizera Mountains), 30 m
Vysoky vodopad(High waterfall) - Jeseníky (Jeseniky), 28 m
Kyšovicky vodopad(Kyšovice waterfall) - Krušné hory (Ore mountains), 26 m
Estonia
Jägala Waterfall
Keila Waterfall
Narva Waterfall
Valaste Waterfall - 30.5 m
Finland
Hepokongäs, Finland
Auttikongäs
Fiellun putous
Hepokongäs
Jyrävä
Kitsiputous - Probably the highest one in Finland
Kiutakongäs
Koivukongäs
Komulankongäs
Korkeakoski
Pihtsuskongäs - Probably the highest free-falling one in Finland with 17 meters.
France
Cascade Arpenaz
Cascade Berard
Cascade Bergerac
Cascade Brezons
Cascade D'auzet
Cascade Druise
Cascade Du Dard
Cascade Du Moulin Du Saut
Cascade Du Pont D'Aptier
Cascade Du Ray
Cascade Du Sartre
Cascade Faillitoux
Cascades Herisson
Cascade Piche
Cascade Queue Cheval
Cascade Queureuilh
Cascade Quinquenouille
Cascade Roucole
Cascade Rouget
Cascade Salins
Cascade Seythenex
Cascade Sillans
Cascade Tarn
Gavarnie Falls
Grande Cascade Du Moulinet
Saut Du Doubs
Trou de Fer waterfalls, on Reunion Island
Germany
Amsel Falls - 10 m near Rathen, Saxony
Rothbach Waterfall - 470 m (1,540 ft)
Seebach Waterfall (de:Oytal near de:Oberstdorf) - 300 m (980 ft)
Zipfelsbach Waterfall (de:Hinterstein - 300 m (980 ft)
Kuhflucht Waterfall (de:Farchant - 200 m (660 ft)
Konigsbach Waterfall (de:Konigssee-Ostufer) - 200 m (660 ft)
Staubfall (de:Ruhpolding) - 200 m (660 ft)
Waterfall at Soiernsee (de:Mittenwald) - 200 m (660 ft)
Waterfall at Ristfeuchthorn (de:Schneizlreuth) - 200 m (660 ft)
Triberg Waterfalls (River Gutach in de:Triberg) - 163 m (535 ft)
Dietersbach Waterfall (near de:Oberstdorf) - 150 m (490 ft)
Hungary
Lillafüred
Fatyol-vízesés
Ilona-volgyi-vízesés
Ordogmalom-vízesés
Iceland
Aldeyjarfoss
Barnafoss
Dettifoss - most powerful in Europe
Fjallfoss
Gjain
Glymur - tallest waterfall in Iceland at 198 m (650 ft)
Gooafoss
Gullfoss
Hafragilfoss
Haifoss
Hengifoss
Hraunfossar
Ófærufoss
Selfoss
Seljalandsfoss
Skogafoss
Svartifoss
Ireland
Powerscourt - tallest in Ireland 121m
Glencar
Glenevin
Kilfane
Skibbereen
O'Sullivans Cascade
Italy
Cascate del Dardagna
Cascata del Fiumelatte
Cascate del Rio Verde
Cascate del Serio
Cascata delle Marmore (tallest man-made waterfall in the world)
Latvia
Abavas rumba
Ventas rumba (the widest waterfall in Europe—120 m, but it is not high—2.3 m)
Republic of Macedonia
Korab Waterfall, Republic of Macedonia
Bogomila Waterfall
Koleshino Waterfall
Korprisnica Waterfall
Roshtushe Waterfall (Mavrovo National Park)
Smolare Waterfall
Korab Waterfall
Norway
Vøringsfossen, Norway
Espelandsfossen
Kjelfossen
Langfoss
Låtefossen
Mardalsfossen
Mongefossen
Månafossen
Ramnefjellsfossen (also known as Utigord Falls)
Rjukanfossen
Skrikjofossen
Søndre Mardalsfoss
Steinsdalsfossen (With a path behind the waterfall)
Tyssestrengene
Vettisfossen
Vøringsfossen
Poland
Wodogrzmoty Mickiewicza - High Tatras
Portugal
Cascata da Ribeira Grande (Fajãzinha, Azores) - 300 m (tallest of around 20 waterfalls at this location, some falling into the sea)
Cascata de Fisgas do Ermelo - 200 m
Cascata do Poço do Bacalhau (Fajã Grande) - 90 m
Frecha da Mizarela - 75 m
Água Cai d`Alto - 60 m
Faia da Água Alta - 35 m
Pitões das Junias - 30+ m
Peneda - 30 m
Cascata das 25 Fontes (25 Fontes Falls) (Madeira) - 30 m
Cabreia - 25 m
Pulo do Lobo - 20+ m
Fraga da Pena - 20 m
Açude de Valverde - 6+ m
Vale do Muro - S. Jorge da Beira - 4,23 m
Russia
Kivach - 10.7 m
Talnikovy Vodopad - 482 m
Serbia
White Drin Waterfall (in Kosovo)
Slovakia
Batizovské Vodopad - High Tatras
Biely Potok Vodopad - Slovensky raj
Hviezdoslav Vodopad (15 m) - High Tatras
Kmeť Vodopad (80 m) - High Tatras
Obrovsky Vodopad (20 m) - High Tatras
Studeny Potok Vodopad - High Tatras
Skok Vodopad - High Tatras
Vajansky Vodopad (30 m) - High Tatras
Šutovsky Vodopad- One of the falls most sought by tourists
Slovenia
Čedca (highest waterfall in Slovenia - 130 m)
Klonte Falls
Lehnjak Falls
Rinka Falls
Waterfalls of Triglav national park
Mostnice Falls
Peričnik Falls
Savica Falls
Sweden
Njupeskär (125 m)
Västanåfallet (90 m)
Fettjeåfallet (60 m)
Hällingsåfallet (43 m)
Tännforsen (38 m)
Styggforsen (36 m)
Trollhättefallen (32 m)
Hallamolla (23 m)
Ristafallet (14 m)
Switzerland
The Rhine Falls, largest in Europe
Rhine Falls - Schaffhausen (largest waterfalls in Europe (150 m wide, 23 m high)
Engstligen Falls - Adelboden
Giessbach Falls - Brienz
Reichenbach Falls - Meiringen
Seerenbach Falls - Amden
Staubbach Falls - Lauterbrunnen
Trümmelbach Falls - Lauterbrunnen
Turkey
Düden Waterfall Karstic System (Antalya)
Goksu Waterfall (Sivas)
Gürlevik Waterfalls (Erzincan)
Harbiye Waterfall (Hatay)
Kapuzbaşı Waterfall in Kayseri
Kursunlu Waterfall (Antalya)
Manavgat Waterfall in Antalya
Muradiye Waterfall in Van
Tarsus Waterfall (Tarsus) in Mersin
Tortum Waterfall (Erzurum)
United Kingdom
England
Cautley Spout - highest waterfall in England, located in the Yorkshire Dales National Park
Gaping Gill - "highest" unbroken waterfall in England, with water falling 110 m from the surface into an underground cavern
High Force - impressive and much-visited waterfall in England
Low Force - downstream from High Force
Hardraw Force - highest unbroken waterfall above ground, in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales
Cauldron Snout - upstream from High Force, and at 200 feet (61 m) one of England's highest
Lydford Gorge - spectacular narrow gorge, with the 100 ft (30 m) high White Lady Waterfall
Canonteign Falls - artificial 220 ft (67 m) high waterfall in Devon, part of some Victorian pleasure grounds
Aira Force - 20 metre fall at Ullswater in the Lake District
Kisdon Force - In Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales
East Gill Force - In Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales
Aysgarth Falls - In Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales
Wain Wath Force - In Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales
Moss Force - In the Newlands Valley in the Lake District
Mallyan Spout- In Goathlands in the North Yorkshire Moors
Northern Ireland
Glenariff
Scotland
Eas a' Chual Aluinn - 200 m (658 ft), highest waterfall in United Kingdom
Steall Waterfall - 120 m 2nd highest waterfall in United Kingdom
Wales
Aber Falls
Aberdulais Falls - powering Europe's largest hydro-electric waterwheel
Devil's Appendix (waterfall)
Henrhyd Waterfall
Pistyll Rhaeadr
Swallow Falls
Ukraine
Uchan-su - 98 m, highest waterfall in Ukraine
Kamianka waterfall is in Lviv Oblast part of Bieszczady Mountains
Shipot waterfall in the Carpathian Mountains where an annual festival is held with the same name.

 

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