Top 25 Breathtaking Waterfalls Around the World That Will Make Your Jaw Drop

Our planet is filled with natural wonders and breathtaking beauty on every corner. Nature is undefeated when it comes to taking our breath away with its vast mountain ranges, stunning beaches, and mysterious oceans. Waterfalls are indeed one of the most beautiful gifts from nature. They are not only a powerful display of the elements but also a visual breath of fresh air.

Breathtaking waterfalls shower many parts of the world and we’ve rounded up some of the most jaw-dropping waterfalls out there. Whether you’re wanderlust-ing from your desk or planning an adventure trip, these are some of the most beautiful waterfalls around the world.

25.) Victoria Falls, South Africa

beautiful-waterfall-victoria-fallsThe Zambezi River crosses the border of both Zambia and Zimbabwe and its waters descend 355 feet down, creating Victoria Falls or, Mosi-oa-Tunya, which is its local name and means “The Smoke That Thunders.”

Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in the world, and its spray can be seen from over 30 miles away, and the booming noises can be heard from more than 25 miles away. At the peak of rainy season, more than 500 million cubic meters of water plummet per minute into the gorge, over a width of 1 mile, and into a gorge more than 330 feet below.


  • Nikki is a writer and educator based in Madrid, Spain who loves photography and food-centered travel. You can follow her Madrid adventures on Instagram at @ohhellonikki!

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