Where Can I Find Some Of the Worlds Best Waterfalls?

Here is a list of some of the best waterfalls in the world

 

Angel Falls, Venezuela

From Angel falls in tropical Venezuela to the glacier-fed spectacles of Norway and New Zealand – Here are six of the most awesome waterfalls on the planet:

Iguaza Falls, Argentina/Brazil.

Not only is this the highest waterfall in the world at 979m (3,200ft), but its remote vacation makes it an adventure getting here. Modt visitors take a flight from Caracas to Canaima, the national park surrounding the falls. The location was first spotted by American aviator ‘James Crawford Angel’ – hence the name. Kerepakupay Vena translates as Devil’s Mouth.

Langfoss, Norway.

The sheer number of waterfalls here is what draws visitors. There are over 270 in total spanning a 2-mile (3.2.km) stretch of the Iguazu River. Most of them are not very deep, typically 64m, (210ft), but the almighty noise and turbulent water are absolutely breathtaking. You can access Iguazu from either country, although most of the falls are in Argentine territory. The best view of all is over Garganta del Diblo (Devil’s Throat), a U-shaped cliff right on the border.

Sutherland Falls, New Zealand.

Purists refer to this as a cascade because it runs down the rocks rather plunging in a sheer curtain, but you can’t deny its drama as it spills down a 6-12 m (2,00.ft) mountain slope into the Akra Fjord below. It never gets over-run with tourists, although there is a visitor area across the road from the Fjord. The best time to visit is summer time when the mountain is lush and green.

Tugla, South Africa.

A stepped waterfall in Fjordland National Park on south Island, Sutherland Falls is famous partly due to its size, but also because it lies of Milford Track, the country’s favourite hiking trail. The falls are fed by glaciers and Lake Quill and then drop in three tiers to the Arthur River. It’s one of a number of waterfalls along the track.

Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe.
Theis waterfall in the Royal Natal Park, around an hours drive from Ladysmith has five major tiers and is part of a spectacular rock wall called the Amphitheatre. You can hike to the top with the help of chain ladders or view its 948-m (3,110-ft) drop from the Tugela Gorge at the bottom. Sometimes the top of the gorge freezes in winter creating huge columns of ice .The are is popular with hikers and also hosts the gruelling mountaintop steeplechase known as the Mont-aux-Sources challenge.
Also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya, this has to be one of the most photogenic waterfalls on the planet. Victoria Falls is fed by the Zanbezi River and forms a spectacular curtain as it tumbles down a chasm. It’s the width of the falls which is most impressive as it spans almost 1 mile (1.7 km) across, and in the rainy season 500 million litres (19 million cubic feet) of water tumble over the top each minute. The falls are a spectacle at any time of year, but the period from May to August usually offers the best photo opportunities.
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