30 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the World - AmazingPlaces.com

Most beautiful waterfalls

Discover the most impressive waterfalls in the world. With well-known but also unknown waterfalls.

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Angel Falls

Angel Falls is the highest waterfall in the world. You can find this waterfall in the mighty Canaima National Park in Venezuela. That is known for the various table mountains. An area where Sir Conan Doyle came up with the idea to write The Lost World. Today it is one of the greatest attractions of South America.

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Niagara Falls

The Niagara Falls is a once in a lifetime experience. You must hear and feel the water, as well as experience its brute force. It is useful to prepare your visit in advance to get the optimal experience. And visit the waterfalls in Canada and in the United States. These are the best tips for Niagara Falls.

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Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls are one of the largest waterfalls on the planet. The Iguazu Falls form a border between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Iguazu is in the middle of the rain forest, and is full of wildlife.

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Skógafoss

Skógafoss is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. And it is located along the Golden Circle, so you can visit it easily. This waterfall is fed by the Skógá River. The water drops over the edge of a cliff into the plain. It is a waterfall with a special past.

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Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls are some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. They are the widest in Africa: around 1.708 metres wide, and 100 metres high. It's one of the new wonders of the world.

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Sutherland Falls and Quill Lake

The Sutherland Falls are relatively unknown, but belongs with the ‘big guys’ when it comes to waterfalls. It’s around 580 metres high, with three points where it cascades down in Fiordland National Park.

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Seljalandsfoss

Seljalandsfoss is a famous waterfall in Iceland. Special about this waterfall is that you can walk behind the falling water. This gives you an amazing view of the waterfall and the Icelandic landscape.

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Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls is a unique waterfall in the famous Grand Canyon. And you can visit it and swim in it, for example. This is one of the hidden gems of the United States.

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Brooks Falls

Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park is world-famous for the bears that hunt salmon every year. The falls are located in the Brooks River in Alaska. The bears have discovered over the years that this place is ideal for catching fresh salmon.

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Devil’s Pool

Devil's Pool is a unique natural swimming pool, right on the edge of the Victoria Falls. At the very spot where the water falls over the edge, there's a shallow pool with minimal current. Do you dare to take a dip?

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Kuang Si Falls

The Kuang Si Falls is one of the hidden gems of Laos. The water drops in various levels in the rainforest. You can easily visit these waterfalls.

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Helmcken Falls

The Helmcken Falls are in the Murtle River in the Wells Gray Provincial Park in Canada. It cascades 141 metres down from the Murtle plateau. This makes it the fourth highest waterfall in Canada.

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Krimml Waterfalls

The Krimml Waterfalls (or Krimmler Waterfalls) are the largest in Austria. This waterfall is no less than 380 meters high. The water falls down in three cascades. It is often referred to as the highest waterfall in Europe. However, you find several waterfalls in Norway that are much higher.

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Agua Azul

Agua Azul is a series of waterfalls in the state of Chiapas in Mexico. It is a sequence of waterfalls with azure blue water.It has several pools to swim.

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Dunn’s River Falls

Dunn's River Falls is an absolute must when you visit Jamaica. You can climb this waterfall, making it a unique excursion. The waterfall is also beautifully situated in the rainforest.

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Kjeragfossen

Kjeragfossen is a large waterfall in the mighty Norwegian fjords. This waterfall is no less than 715 meters high. And yes, he is less known than the nearby Kjerag and Kjeragbolten.

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Wailua Falls

Wailua Falls are two waterfalls next to each other on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. The special thing is that you could easily visit the falls. The falls are not extremely high, only 53 meters, but very picturesque.

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Kalandula Falls

Kalandula Falls is an impressive sight in Angola. This waterfall is 105 meters high and 400 meters wide, making it one of the largest water falls in Africa. The setting is both majestic and dramatic, although you have to plan your visit well.