Top ten most breathtaking waterfalls in the world which are a must-visit!

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Waterfalls are an awe striking and breathtakingly beautiful phenomenon of nature. It is so beautiful and relaxing that it has become a tourist spot all over the world. Also it is a photographer’s paradise to click some amazing shots; thanks to the awesome backgrounds with white water. Check out the list below for some known names all over the world!

10) Sutherland Falls- Fiordland national park, New Zealand

This gorgeous 580 m waterfall is New Zealand’s most spectacular waterfall with a location in wild and remote Fiordland National Park that makes it a fine experience.

9) Plitvice waterfalls- Northern Dalmatia, Croatia

With a series of countless waterfall networks, the place is beautiful with a unique waterfall experience.

8) Dettifoss- National Park, Iceland

With a flow of around 500 cubic metres per second, it makes the wild and raw beauty of Iceland even more complete and beautiful.

7) Gullfoss- Haukadalur, Iceland

With a unique shape, this wild and wide waterfall stumbles many with its unique tumbling in two tiers at 90 degree angles to each other.

6) Yosemite falls- California, USA

Though it flows only for some part of the year, it’s one of the tallest in the world at 2425 ft. Ease of access, scenery, location, and sheer size, all these factors make it worth a visit.

5) Kaieteur falls- Potaro River, Guyana

One of the tallest single-drop waterfalls in the world, this rectangular-shaped waterfall is said to be 741ft tall and 370ft wide. You can also see some wildlife beauty in the area.

4) Angel falls- Canaima, Venezuela

Plunging for 807 m from a mystical tabletop mountain deep in a Venezuelan equatorial rain forest, it is widely acknowledged as the tallest permanent waterfall in the world.

3) Niagara Falls- New York, USA

With a picturesque beauty to die for, this powerful waterfall also ranks as the biggest one by volume with a whopping average of about 7000 cubic meters per second.

2) Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

This UNESCO world heritage site is the largest singular waterfall in the world spanning a width of 1.7 km, a height of 108 m, and an average flow of 1 million liters per second!


1) Iguazu falls- Argentina, Brazil

The falls with rain forest surrounding actually consists of some 275 individual waterfalls travelling with a speed of 2 km and flow of 1000 cubic meters per second.