55 Awesome Waterfalls around the World ...


Waterfalls are one of my favorite creations of Mother Nature. I am a real water baby so the wet stuff in any form has always held a fascination for me. If there is a waterfall anywhere near where I am staying on a trip, I'll find time to visit. Big or small, I love them all. Here are some awesome waterfalls from around the world.

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Erawan Waterfall, Thailand

Erawan Waterfall, Thailand Via backpacking-tips-asia.com
Erawan is a seven level waterfall and drops 1500 meters.


Elves Chasm, USA

Elves Chasm, USA Via Elves Chasm
One of the most popular attractions on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon.


Wailua Falls, USA

Wailua Falls, USA Via Wailua Falls by William Waterfall ...
There are so many gorgeous waterfalls in Hawaii.


Shifen Waterfall, Taiwan

Shifen Waterfall, Taiwan Via 50 Of The Most Beautiful ...
Shifen waterfall is only 20 meters high, but it is 40 meters wide.


Mealt Falls, Scotland

Mealt Falls, Scotland Via 14 Places You'd Never Believe ...
This waterfall that plunges into the sea is just one of the fabulous geographical features of the Isle of Skye.


Havasu Falls, USA

Havasu Falls, USA Another of the stunning waterfalls of the Grand Canyon.


Gitgit Twin Waterfalls and Emerald Pool, Indonesia

Gitgit Twin Waterfalls and Emerald Pool, Indonesia Via Gitgit Waterfall (Singaraja, Indonesia): Address, ...
One of the great places to visit in Bali.


Glencar Waterfall, Ireland

Glencar Waterfall, Ireland Via flickr.com
The wooded walk from where you can view the waterfall is a lovely romantic spot.


Haifoss Waterfall, Iceland

Haifoss Waterfall, Iceland All of the waterfalls in Iceland have a sense of the dramatic.


Maletsunyane Falls, Lesotho

Maletsunyane Falls, Lesotho Via Semonthong Waterfall, Lesotho, Africa
This type of waterfall is known as a horsetail.


Uluru Waterfall, Australia

Uluru Waterfall, Australia Via Travel Pinspiration - Outback Australia
Waterfalls are a welcome sight in Australia's Red Center.


Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Lebanon

Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Lebanon Via The Only Thing Better Than ...
The Three Bridges Chasm waterfall drops 255 meters into the Baatara Pothole, a cave of Jurassic limestone.


Trummelbach Falls, Switzerland

Trummelbach Falls, Switzerland Via DSC_02730014
Alpine waterfalls are usually swollen by glacial melt waters. The pretty village in this pic is Gimmelwald in the Lauterbrunnen Valley.


Jeongbang Waterfall, South Korea

Jeongbang Waterfall, South Korea Via Jeongbang Waterfall
The only waterfall in Asia that plunges directly into the ocean.


La Fortuna, Costa Rica

La Fortuna, Costa Rica Via waterfall, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
The end of the River Tenorio which winds through the rainforest in the Arenal Mountain until it plunges at the base of the dormant Chato Volcano.


Izvorul Bigăr, Romania

Izvorul Bigăr, Romania Via This Waterfall Looks Like Something ...
Absolutely one of the most unique waterfalls in the world. I have to go see this for real.


Ouzoud Waterfalls, Morocco

Ouzoud Waterfalls, Morocco Via Ouzoud waterfall
One of the most visited sites in the Grand Atlas Mountains.


Sylvia Falls, Australia

Sylvia Falls, Australia The falls of the Valley of the Waters Creek in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales may not be big, but they sure are pretty.


Duden Waterfalls, Turkey

Duden Waterfalls, Turkey Via All sizes | Duden waterval ...
The Duden Waterfalls is a series of falls on the Duden River that end when the cliffs reach the Mediterranean Sea.


The Krimml Waterfalls, Austria

The Krimml Waterfalls, Austria Via Top 10 Most Incredible Waterfalls ...
Austria's highest waterfall (and it is stunningly beautiful in real life.)


Vøringfossen Waterfall, Iceland

Vøringfossen Waterfall, Iceland Via Vøringfossen Dawn
I lost count of how many waterfalls I saw in Iceland.


The Iguazu Waterfalls, Argentina/Brazil

The Iguazu Waterfalls, Argentina/Brazil Via Most Beautiful Places In The ...
Forming part of the border between the two great South American countries, Iguazu is one of the greatest waterfalls in the world.


Angel Falls, Venezuela

Angel Falls, Venezuela Via Angel Falls - My Highlight ...
The highest waterfall in the world, Angel Falls has a drop of 979 meters.


St Nectan’s Knieve, England

St Nectan’s Knieve, England Via The Magical Glen by Angie ...
It's easy to see why waterfalls are considered romantic and enchanted. This is in Merlin and King Arthur country near Tintagel in Cornwall.


The Valley of Tears, Iceland

The Valley of Tears, Iceland Via Valley of Tears, Iceland
I know I am including a few waterfalls in Iceland, but it's kind of an obsession of mine.


Multnomah Falls, USA

Multnomah Falls, USA Via Centenaro the Digital Nomad
I'd put Oregon on my bucket list just to visit this magical waterfall.


Kegon Falls, Japan

Kegon Falls, Japan Via Fukuroda Falls
Considered the most beautiful waterfall in Japan. Just as beautiful when it freezes in winter.


Waterfalls of Fonissa, Greece

Waterfalls of Fonissa, Greece Via bluehornet.gr
The island of Kythera was home to Aphrodite's ancestors. Can you imagine them swimming in this stunning plunge pool?


Chamarel Waterfall, Mauritius

Chamarel Waterfall, Mauritius Via 21-2Q0B1405
At 83 meters, this is the highest waterfall in Mauritius.


Monkey’s Hole Waterfalls, Brazil

Monkey’s Hole Waterfalls, Brazil Via Spectacular Places You Should Visit ...
The falls are near Bonito - the eco-tourism capital of Brazil.


Triberg Falls, Germany

Triberg Falls, Germany Via The Black Forest image gallery ...
Germany's highest falls are in the heart of the Black Forest.


Dunn's River Falls, Jamaica

Dunn's River Falls, Jamaica Via Dunn Falls _ by Hannes ...
I'm happy to describe this as a waterfall in tropical paradise.


Pailón Del Diablo Waterfall, Ecuador

Pailón Del Diablo Waterfall, Ecuador Via Blog of Francesco Mugnai - ...
What an amazing way to view a waterfall.


Agua Azul Waterfall, Mexico

Agua Azul Waterfall, Mexico Via Yahoo - login
Shallow falls are just as marvelous as towering plunges.


Madakaripura Waterfall, Indonesia

Madakaripura Waterfall, Indonesia Via Madakaripura: The Hidden Legend
Called the eternal waterfall because its flow never ceases.


Gullfoss, Iceland

Gullfoss, Iceland Via Waterfall Gullfoss, Iceland
Another of the incredible waterfalls in the Land of Fire and Ice.


Steinsdalsfossen, Norway

Steinsdalsfossen, Norway Via visitnorway.com
This is one of the cool waterfalls that you can walk behind.


Waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia Via Plitvice Lakes Vertical
The waterfalls don't have individual names because there are so many of them between the lakes.


Henrhyd Waterfall, Wales

Henrhyd Waterfall, Wales Via Beautiful Tropical Waterfall in Wales
There are so many gorgeous tiny waterfalls in mountains of North and South Wales.


Prskalo Waterfall, Serbia

Prskalo Waterfall, Serbia Via Best Romantic Getaway Ideas and ...
The name means "splashed" in English. Somewhat apt.


Niagara Falls, Canada/USA

Niagara Falls, Canada/USA Via 10 of the most Beautiful ...
The most famous waterfall in the world.


Pearl Shoal Waterfall, China

Pearl Shoal Waterfall, China Via ilpuntocreativo.com
A stunning feature of the Yangtze River


Tenaru Waterfall, Solomon Islands

Tenaru Waterfall, Solomon Islands Via Spectacular Places You Should Visit ...
A beautiful site on the Island of Guadalcanal.


Magwa Falls, South Africa

Magwa Falls, South Africa Via Fabulous Traveling
Magwa drops 142 meters.


Kaieteur Falls, Guyana

Kaieteur Falls, Guyana Via 20 World's Most Amazing Waterfalls ...
The falls on the River Potaro are one of the most powerful in the world.


Sutherland Falls, New Zealand

Sutherland Falls, New Zealand Via 25 of the World's Most ...
At 508 meters high, Sutherland is one of the tallest in the world.


Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Via Who is up for it ...
Can you imagine what David Livingstone felt when he saw the falls (now on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe.) An incredible view for an explorer from a small town in Scotland.


Roughting Linn Waterfall, England

Roughting Linn Waterfall, England Via Discover Most Fascinating Places Worth ...
I didn't know this is in my own country. Time to plan a visit.


Epupa Falls, Namibia

Epupa Falls, Namibia Via Desert Dreamer
Also known as the Monte Negro Falls in Angola where it forms part of the border with Namibia.


Shannon Falls, Canada

Shannon Falls, Canada Via Vancouver BC Tours - Reserve ...
Only the third highest falls in British Columbia but very pretty.


Bambarakanda Falls, Sri Lanka

Bambarakanda Falls, Sri Lanka Via awaterfall.blogspot.com
Sri Lanka's tallest waterfall.


Gocta Falls, Peru

Gocta Falls, Peru Via Mozo Void
Can you believe this was only made known to the world in 2005 (locals obviously knew it existed!)l


Wilberforce Falls, Canada

Wilberforce Falls, Canada Via Amazing Pictures - Amazing Pictures ...

One of the few major waterfalls north of the Arctic Circle.


Jog Falls, India

Jog Falls, India The second highest plunge waterfall in India.


La Grande Cascade De Gavarnie, France

La Grande Cascade De Gavarnie, France Via frphoto500x500.mnstatic.com
The waterfall in the Pyrenees is the tallest in France.

Big or small, waterfalls are gorgeous. Do you think so too?

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Where Thoughts and Opinions Converge

#7 wow at 3 so beautiful.

Nice collection. Too bad many of the photos appear out of focus and/or pixelated.

#4 vu Super

#1 so beautiful I think it deserves to be one.

#52 What a beautiful

#8 not at 20 maybe.

#5 I agree with this one beautiful Scotland.


#19 should be at least 15 still beautiful.

#25 this in top ten also most beautiful.

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