Top 10 Most Beautiful Water Falls in the World
Waterfalls are definitely one of the most beautiful natural wonders on Earth. Visiting some of these waterfalls below might be a wonderful and breathtaking experience, since they overwhelm with the stunning sight, as well as a splitting voice.
10) SUTHERLAND FALLS, NEW ZEALAND
Sutherland Fall is a beautiful Island located in newer Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand. It’s about 1,904 feet long, the tallest in New Zealand. Its base is also about 90 minutes’ walk from the Quintin Public Shelter on the Milford Track.
9) DETTIFOSS WATERFALL, ICELAND
The Dettifoss waterfall is located in Iceland, Europe and is regarded as the most powerful water fall in Europe. It is located in the Vatnajokull National Park, North East Iceland and is a major tourist attraction for visitors from all over the world. Its falls are about 330ft wide and 150ft long. Tourists are able to reach the Dettifoss Water fall through a constructed Tarmac road. If you saw the 2012 Science fiction movie Prometheus, then you must have seen a photo of the beautiful waterfall in the movie.
8) GULLFOSS WATERFALLS ICELAND
The Gullfoss Waterfall is located on the Hvita river in Iceland. It has a height of about 32 meters and features two falls at 90 degree angles to each other.
7) Ouzoud Waterfalls, Morocco
Ouzoud Waterfalls (French: Cascades d'Ouzoud) (110 m high) are located near the Grand Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt, in the province of Azilal, 150 km northeast of Marrakech, in Morocco.
Ouzoud means "the act of grinding grain" in Berber. This seems to be confirmed by the frequent mills in the region.
6) YOSEMITE FALLS, CALIFORNIA
The Yosemite falls is a tiered waterfall with about 3 drops and is located in California, USA. It is about 2425ft high with its longest drop being 1430ft. It is ranked as the 6th tallest water fall in the world. The Yosemite falls has three sections, the Upper Yosemite fall which is about 1430 foot long, The Middle Cascade and the Lower Yosemite fall.
5) ANGEL FALLS, VENEZUELA
The Angel Falls, Venezuela is located at the Auyantepui Canaima National Park, Boliver State, Venezuela. It is a plunge-style water fall with two drops and a height of 3212ft.The Angel falls, Venezuela is the tallest water fall in the world.
4) PLITVICE FALLS, CROATIA
Plitvice Falls, Croatia is located in the Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia. The Waterfalls are spread all over the lake.
3) NIAGRA FALLS, NORTH AMERICA
The Niagara falls is one of the most popular, and the most visited waterfalls in the world .It is also has the biggest volume of about 2.8 million liters of per second. It features about three falls, the Horsehoe Falls, The Bridal Veil Falls and the American Falls and is located on the border of Canada and America.
2) VICTORIA FALLS, SOUTHERN AMERICA
Another reputable and beautiful water fall is the Victoria Falls located on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, along the river Zambezi. It has a height of about 355ft and an average flow of about 1 million liters per second.
1) IGUAZU WATERFALLS, SOUTH AMERICA
This Waterfall is breathtakingly beautiful and is ranked amongst the 7 wonders of the world. It is located on the border of Argentina and Brazil and has a width of about 2.7 kilometers, a height of about 269 feet and about 275 drops. (Photo source: Sascha Wenninge)