Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in The World 2017. Anything about waterfalls that inspires us all. They are some of the most beautiful natural spectacles on Earth and experiencing one can take your breath away. This list will show you ten of the most beautiful waterfall on the planet. Tye list will hopefully inspire you to want to do some globetrotting and go out to see these waterfalls. Some are more accessible than others. Some are better known than others. What they have in common is their awe inspiring beauty which I am sure will not disappoint.
List of Top 10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in The World 2017
10. Plitvice Waterfalls, Croatia
Some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world 2017 can be found in the Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia, an accessible oasis in the Balkans. There are 16 lakes with crystal clear blue water all separated by limestone and chalk barriers, often covered in vegetation. This has created the most incredible complex of waterfalls, as the water cascades from one part of the lakes to another. An absolutely incredible spot.
9. Havasu Falls, United States
If you have visited the Grand Canyon then you have almost certainly also seen Havasu Falls. If you haven’t yet been to the Grand Canyon, make sure you don’t miss this spectacular feature while you are there. The water crashes over red rocks to generate a quite incredible spectacle which thousands of tourists enjoy. Not perhaps one to visit if you like to get away from it all but it is nonetheless absolutely stunning. It’s thunderous roar can be heard half a mile away. It is located in quite a lonely spot of the park so if you go at the right time of year you may get the place to yourself.
8. Gullfoss Falls, Iceland
Known as Golden Fall in English, the Gullfoss Falls is quite incredible. It is one of this northern nation’s most popular attractions. It consists of two drops which take place in succession and spans the entire width of the Hvita River. You can often see rainbows through the mist. It is recommended that you visit in the summer months although you should be aware that there will probably be many tourists.
7. Angel Falls, Venezuela
Often named as the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfall, as it crashes from about 3212 feet high, with the single longest drop, at 2648 feet, Angel Falls is stunningly beautiful, if very remote.It is located deep in the rainforest but the sight of the water crashing down from a flat topped moutain into the rainforest is incredible and well worth the journey.
6. Detian Falls, China
This waterfall straddles the border between China and Vietnam and creates a 300 feet wide cascade on the Quy Xuan River. It is a showcase of classic Asian landscapes as the rice paddies are set against the backdrop of the craggy rocky outcrops.
5. Yosemite Falls, United States
Yosemite Falls were one of explorer John Muir’s favourite spots in the world. The waterfall is also the highest measured waterfall in North America. It is also the sixth highest Falls in the world, flowing from November to July. Located in California, this is often a popular destination for tourists wishing to explore the third oldest National Park in the world and the place where the idea of national parks was born.
4. Multnomah Fall, United States
This beautiful waterfall is located in the wonderful state of Oregon in The north western United States. It is situated along the Columbia River Gorge and is the tallest waterfall in the state. It is split across two major falls and each is similarly stunning. This is one of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls 2017.
3. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe
Located On the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, on the Zambezi River, the Victoria Falls is often said to be one of the most beautiful and the largest waterfall in the world 2017. Its indigenous name Mosi-oa-Tunya means smoke that thunders.
2. Torc Waterfall, Ireland
Europe’s second entry in the list, the Torc waterfall is located in the Killarney National Park. The waterfall is 80 feet high and you can climb the 100 steps to the top from where you get a stunning view of the lake. Ireland is one of the world’s wettest nations but for spectacles like this It is worth it!
1. Fairy Falls, New Zealand
This remote waterfall can be found in the Waitakere Range which is west of Auckland but few people see this magical waterfall. It consist of several plunges and various tiers which force the water to crash several times before descending.
So, there we have it, ten of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls 2017 for you to put on your list of things to do and places to see.