The 7 Most Breathtaking Waterfalls Around the Globe

Spanning the border between Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu Falls offers an otherworldly spectacle with 275 cascades stretching across almost two miles in a horseshoe shape.

Iguazu Falls, Argentina/Brazil

Named by the local Kololo tribe as "Mosi-oa-Tunya" or "The Smoke That Thunders," Victoria Falls in Africa is a truly awe-inspiring sight.

Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Known globally, Niagara Falls consists of three waterfalls at the southern end of Niagara Gorge, spanning the international border between the USA and Canada.

Niagara Falls, USA/Canada

Situated in the heart of Venezuela's Canaima National Park, Angel Falls boasts the title of the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall, standing at a height of 979 meters.

Angel Falls, Venezuela

Situated within Croatia's Plitvice Lakes National Park, the Plitvice Waterfalls form a series of cascades that interconnect 16 stunning lakes.

Plitvice Lakes Waterfalls, Croatia

Ban Gioc–Detian Falls consist of a series of waterfalls that traverse the border between China and Vietnam, cascading over three levels.

Ban Gioc–Detian Falls, Vietnam/China

Tucked away in the Amazon rainforest of Guyana, Kaieteur Falls is one of the world’s most powerful waterfalls. It’s known for its single, massive drop of 226 meters,

Kaieteur Falls, Guyana