Top 10 Highest Waterfalls in the Entire World

It doesn’t really matter how tall they are, all waterfalls are both beautiful and graceful in their own way. It’s just these ten you are about to read about are the tallest and going on the heights these waterfalls drop, the sound must be amazing…


Browne Falls, New Zealand
Browne Falls, New Zealand

10 – Browne Falls, New Zealand (Unbroken Fall Height: 2,743 ft)

Wiki Info: Browne Falls is a waterfall above Doubtful Sound, which is located in Fiordland National Park, New Zealand. In a temperate rain forest, the falls cascade down to the fiord near Hall Arm.

James Bruce Falls, Canada

9 – James Bruce Falls, Canada (Unbroken Fall Height: 2,755 ft)

Wiki Info: James Bruce Falls is the highest measured waterfall in the continent of North America and ninth tallest in the world. Located in Princess Louisa Marine Provincial Park in British Columbia, Canada.

Pu’uka’oku Falls, USA

8 – Pu’uka’oku Falls, USA (Unbroken Fall Height: 2,756 ft)

Wiki Info: Pu’uka’oku Falls is a waterfall in Molokai, Hawaii. It is the 8th largest waterfall in the world.

Balåifossen Falls, Norway

7 – Balåifossen Falls, Norway (Unbroken Fall Height: 2,789 ft)

Wiki Info: Balåifossen is a very tall but rather low volume and inconsequential multi-step waterfall found along the Osafjord in Ulvik.

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Vinnufossen Falls, Norway

6 – Vinnufossen Falls, Norway (Unbroken Fall Height: 2,822 ft)

Wiki Info: Vinnufossen is the tallest waterfall in Europe and the sixth tallest in the world. The waterfall is located just east of the village of Sunndalsøra in the municipality of Sunndal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. The falls are part of the river Vinnu which flows down from the Vinnufjellet mountain and it is fed from the Vinnufonna glacier. The falls flow into the river Driva near the village of Hoelsand.

Yumbilla Falls, Peru

5 – Yumbilla Falls, Peru (Unbroken Fall Height: 2,940 ft)

Wiki Info: Yumbilla Falls is the name of a waterfall located near the town of Cuispes, in the northern Peruvian region of Amazonas. It is considered the world’s fifth tallest waterfall, becoming internationally known since late 2007 due to a geographical survey conducted by the National Geographic Institute of Peru.

Olo’upena Falls, USA

4 – Olo’upena Falls, USA (Unbroken Fall Height: 2,953 ft)

Wiki Info: Oloʻupena Falls, or Oloupena Falls, is a waterfall located in the north-eastern part of Hawaiian Island of Molokai, and is unofficially cited as the fourth highest waterfall in the world. The falls have formed on a short, seasonal stream and are falling over the edge of one of the tallest sea-side cliffs of the world, located between the Pelekunu and Wailau valleys. They have gnawed a groove in the cliff-face and can be observed only from the ocean or air.

Tres Hermanas Falls, Peru

3 – Tres Hermanas Falls, Peru (Unbroken Fall Height: 2,999 ft)

Wiki Info: Tres Hermanas Falls (Spanish for Three Sisters) is reportedly the third tallest waterfall in the world. It is located inside Otishi National Park, in the Peruvian region of Junin.

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Tugela Falls, South Africa

2 – Tugela Falls, South Africa (Unbroken Fall Height: 3,110 ft)

Wiki Info: Tugela Falls is a complex of seasonal waterfalls located in the Drakensberg of Royal Natal National Park in KwaZulu-Natal Province, Republic of South Africa. It is generally accepted as the world’s second-tallest waterfall but there is an argument that it is actually the tallest waterfall in the world, rather than Venezuela’s Angel Falls.

Angel Falls, Venezuela

1 – Angel Falls, Venezuela (Unbroken Fall Height: 3,212 ft)

Wiki Info: Angel Falls is the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall. The waterfall drops over the edge of the Auyantepui mountain in the Canaima National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Gran Sabana region of Bolívar State.

Author: Gus Barge

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