Waterfalls are a stunning feature of our world. They’re usually quite big, and the flow of their waters can be mesmerizing. Let’s take a journey into the world’s most amazing waterfalls. Here are 10 of them:
Angel Falls (Salto Ángel)
This waterfall stands at 3,212 feet, and this Venezuelan beauty is the largest uninterrupted waterfall on the planet. It plunges steeply over a mountain in one of Canaima’s National Parks, making it an amazing photo op for anyone who visits it.
Niagara Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls in all of North America, as well as the whole world. It consists of three separate waterfalls, and attracts a whopping 14 million visitors annually.
Victoria Falls are located on the Zimbabwe river in Africa, and is also the largest waterfall in the world. Though it is not the tallest nor the deepest, it is still considered to be the single largest waterfall ever.
Inside of the Amazon Forest, are the Kaieteur National Park are the Kaieteur Falls. Kaieteur Falls is the planet’s widest waterfall, boasting a width of nearly 400 feet! Now, that is super impressive.
Gullfoss Falls (Golden Falls)
The Gullfoss Falls are located in the canyon of the Hvítá river in Iceland, and this waterfall is definitely one of the most popular attractions in Iceland. When visitors come, they generally make a point to visit Gullfoss.
Dettifoss (Black Fall)
Also tucked away in iceland in Vatnajökull National Park, the falls are surrounded by dark lava columns, hence their unique name, meaning “black fall”. Makes a lot of sense, though, right?
The Plitvice Waterfalls are a cluster of falls (16 lakes can be seen from above) that lay in the oldest and one of the most stunning national parks in Croatia. This is a must-see if you’re traveling through the region.
The Sutherland Fall is the greatest waterfall in all of New Zealand. This 1,904 feet tall monstrosity of a waterfall falls in three beautiful, yet fierce cascades of water, making it an extremely popular place to visit in the area.
The blue water against the red rocks of the canyon walls of Havasu Falls reaches nearly 100 feet into a massive pool of waters that change from blue to green. This striking waterfall in the Grand Canyon, boasts a sandy beach, as well as plenty of shady cottonwood trees nearby, so you can just chill in this area of gorgeousness.
In Badian, southern Cebu in the Philippines, are the beautiful Kawasan Falls. It’s not shocker that they ended up on this list. That’s because they’re surrounded by lush tropical greenery, located between the mountain-laden peaks of Barangay Matutinao and Badian.