Here you’ll find your recommended dose of waterfall wanderlust.
1

Angel Falls, Venezuela

Salto Del Ángel, better known to English speakers as Angel Falls, is considered the highest in the world at 979 meters.Photographer: Inti

2

Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Iceland

This picturesque 60m plunge has appeared on the likes of The Amazing Race. Hikers get a kick out of the trail that leads behind the falls.Photographer: Daníel Örn

3

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria forms the "largest sheet of falling water in the world." Its extent is so great that it helps to have a view from the air (below).Photographer: Sotti

Intermission
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18 natural wonders of the US that will inspire your next road trip

by Hal Amen
18

14 legendary natural wonders of South America

by Hal Amen
34

15 weird natural phenomena [PICS]

by Sarah Park
4

Victoria Falls, Zambia

Photographer: Jean-Louis Vandevivère

5

Yosemite Falls, California

One of the most photogenic falls in California's Yosemite National Park, and that's saying a lot.Photographer: CLightPictures

6

Kaieteur Falls, Guyana

Though neither the tallest nor the widest, Kaieteur's combination of height and volume makes it one of the world's most powerful falls.Photographer: madmack66

7

Takakkaw Falls, Canada

Takakkaw is one of the star attractions of British Columbia's Yoho National Park. Photographer: Michael Rogers

8

Tad Fan twin waterfalls, Laos

Twin chutes of water plummet into a jungle gorge just beyond the balconies of the Tad Fane resort.Photographer: krisprachant

9

Niagara Falls, USA/Canada

Niagara needs no introduction, but just like Victoria, its true scope can only be appreciated from the air (below).Photographer: outofthebox27

Intermission
25

Iceland’s fire and ice

by Paul Sullivan

Save the Current river

by Lindsay Clark
69

12 places where you will feel absolutely dwarfed by nature

by Hal Amen
10

Niagara Falls

Photographer: gilesclement

11

Barron Falls, Australia

Only a trickle for much of the year, the Barron Falls roar after a hearty rainy-season downpour.Photographer: Shek Graham

12

Glacial waterfall in Queulat National Park, Chile

Sensitive environmentalists, avert your eyes. This one might as well be taken straight from a climate change poster.Photographer: betoscopio

13

Iguazu Falls, Argentina/Brazil

There are 275 separate falls along this 2.7km stretch of the Iguazu River. Yeah, they're awesome. Check out the panorama (below).Photographer: Luca Galuzzi

14

Iguazu Falls

Photographer: Martin St-Amant

15

Yinlianzhuitan waterfall, China

Though not as large as the nearby Huangguoshu waterfall, Yinlianzhuitan makes the list for one reason: this sweet pic.Photographer: WaitinZ