There are few things more awe inspiring than watching millions of gallons of water plummet thousands of feet down to the Earth. Of course, while you are probably familiar with some of the waterfalls on this list others have only been discovered within the past few years. Each with its own unique features, these are 25 of the world’s most amazing waterfalls.
We’ll start off with the familiar as most of you have probably at least heard of the Niagra Falls. Found near New York on the border of the United States and Canada, they are the most powerful water cascade in North America with. Although people often argue which country has the better view, the truth is that it’s neither. The best view is from the water. Just make sure to bring your poncho.
It’s not too often that you get to see waterfalls cascading directly down into the ocean, but the picturesque Alamere Falls in California empties right into the Pacific.
The first of several South American falls on this list, Iguazu is located in Argentina. It’s actually a combination of 275 separate waterfalls that spans a width of about 2 miles and if you ever get to go make sure to the check out the section known as Devil’s Throat, the spray can get pretty intense.
Few other falls in the world will allow you to get so close in your car as Langfoss Falls in Norway.
Behind Iguazu Falls (#2) this is the second most popular tourist attraction in Brazil. To get to the base of the waterfall you have to take a steep 927 step trail but for those of you adverse to climbing there is a 100ft observation tower nearby with incredible views.
Located in Croatia, it’s something like the Grand Canyon…except with bright green colored moss lining the sides and crystal clear lakes at the bottom. And thanks to mineral runoff from the Dinerac Alps the water is uniquely turquoise colored.