TABLE KEY
Cataloged - Mapped, Photographed, Measured
Confirmed - Location confirmed, height accurate
Unconfirmed - Location rough, height unconfirmed
Unknown - Limited or no information available
Inundated - Flooded by dam
Disqualified - Not a waterfall by our definition
Posted - Private property, no public access.

waterfall database

worlds tallest waterfalls
by total overall height

List of waterfalls with a total drop of at least 500 feet in height.  All forms of waterfalls qualify for this list, it is a simple measurement from top to bottom, regardless of whether it drops straight down or cascades down a mountain at an angle.

   Query returned 739 entries
  Name of Waterfall Total Height     state / Province Country
 
71 . Wailele Falls 1,903 ft 580 m Hawaii United States
72 . Morkateiggrøvene 1,902 ft 580 m Norway
73 . Aa Falls 1,900 ft 579 m Hawaii United States
74 . Glacier Burn Falls 1,900 ft 579 m Southland New Zealand
75 . Madden Falls 1,900 ft 579 m British Columbia Canada
76 . Pitchfork Falls 1,900 ft 579 m This waterfall is incorporated into Hydroelectric production Alaska United States
77 . Lægdafossen 1,886 ft 575 m Norway
78 . Tverrgrovfossen 1,853 ft 565 m Norway
79 . Gietro, Cascade du 1,850 ft 564 m Valais Switzerland
80 . Østre Tinjefjellfossen 1,837 ft 560 m Norway
81 . Rugged Glacier Falls 1,837 ft 560 m British Columbia Canada
82 . Sundefossen 1,827 ft 557 m This waterfall is incorporated into Hydroelectric production Norway
83 . Smørblindofossen 1,825 ft 556 m This waterfall is known to dry up during certain times of year Norway
84 . Ormelifossen 1,807 ft 551 m This waterfall is incorporated into Hydroelectric production Norway
85 . Waimanu Falls 1,804 ft 550 m Hawaii United States
86 . Lahomene Falls 1,800 ft 549 m Hawaii United States
87 . Oksfossen 1,800 ft 549 m Norway
88 . Papala Falls 1,800 ft 549 m Hawaii United States
89 . Ventisquero Colgante, Cascada de 1,800 ft 549 m Aisén Chile
90 . Voldefossen 1,800 ft 549 m Norway
91 . Brekkefossen 1,790 ft 546 m Norway
92 . Daniels River Falls 1,770 ft 540 m British Columbia Canada
93 . Høvlafossen 1,770 ft 540 m This waterfall is incorporated into Hydroelectric production This waterfall is known to dry up during certain times of year Norway
94 . Swiftcurrent Falls 1,763 ft 537 m British Columbia Canada
95 . Svellofossen 1,755 ft 535 m This waterfall is known to dry up during certain times of year Norway
96 . Marion Falls 1,728 ft 527 m British Columbia Canada
97 . Louis Creek Falls 1,720 ft 524 m Washington United States
98 . Kingcome Valley Falls 1,706 ft 520 m British Columbia Canada
99 . Schwarzenbach Falls 1,706 ft 520 m Nunavut Canada
100 . Tundrafossen 1,705 ft 520 m Norway
101 . Francis Falls 1,700 ft 518 m British Columbia Canada
102 . Gilkison Falls 1,700 ft 518 m Otago New Zealand
103 . Kakeha Falls 1,700 ft 518 m Hawaii United States
104 . Ahern Glacier Falls 1,680 ft 512 m Montana United States
105 . Blum Basin Falls 1,680 ft 512 m Washington United States
 
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