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 649 entries
  Name of Waterfall Total Height     state / Province Country
 
211 . Flood Falls 1,200 ft 366 m This waterfall is known to dry up during certain times of year British Columbia Canada
212 . Kvitåefossen 1,200 ft 366 m Norway
213 . Na'alapa Falls 1,200 ft 366 m Hawaii United States
214 . Nanaue Falls 1,200 ft 366 m Hawaii United States
215 . Otter Falls 1,200 ft 366 m This waterfall is known to dry up during certain times of year Washington United States
216 . Rostrum Falls 1,200 ft 366 m British Columbia Canada
217 . Schmadribachfall 1,200 ft 366 m Bern Switzerland
218 . Slollicum Creek Falls 1,200 ft 366 m British Columbia Canada
219 . Stevenson Creek Falls 1,200 ft 366 m This waterfall is incorporated into Hydroelectric production California United States
220 . Tokopah Falls 1,200 ft 366 m California United States
221 . Unnamed Waterfall 1,200 ft 366 m British Columbia Canada
222 . Waiamoa Falls 1,200 ft 366 m Hawaii United States
223 . Arpenaz, La Cascade d' 1,199 ft 365 m Haute-Savoie France
224 . Cleve Garth Falls 1,198 ft 365 m South Island New Zealand
225 . Shirley Falls 1,198 ft 365 m South Island New Zealand
226 . Lyalli Lake Falls 1,197 ft 365 m British Columbia Canada
227 . Vermafossen 1,197 ft 365 m This waterfall is incorporated into Hydroelectric production Norway
228 . Blanca Lake Falls 1,191 ft 363 m Washington United States
229 . Dorizac Falls 1,181 ft 360 m South Island New Zealand
230 . Ringeriksfossen 1,181 ft 360 m Norway
231 . Lehamite Falls 1,180 ft 360 m This waterfall is known to dry up during certain times of year California United States
232 . Rock Creek Falls 1,180 ft 360 m Washington United States
233 . El Dorado, Cachoeira do 1,158 ft 353 m Amazonas Brazil
234 . Helmet Falls 1,154 ft 352 m British Columbia Canada
235 . Bluff Falls 1,150 ft 351 m South Island New Zealand
236 . Chain Cascade 1,150 ft 351 m This waterfall is known to dry up during certain times of year California United States
237 . La Cortina, Salto 1,148 ft 350 m Bolivar Venezuela
238 . Mallory Glacier Falls 1,148 ft 350 m British Columbia Canada
239 . Miraveni, Salto 1,148 ft 350 m Venezuela
240 . Shomyo-daki 1,148 ft 350 m Toyama Japan
241 . Stølsmaradalsfossen 1,148 ft 350 m Norway
242 . Vaipo Waterfall 1,148 ft 350 m Marquesas French Polyne...
243 . Pissing Mare Falls 1,125 ft 343 m Newfoundland and Lab... Canada
244 . Pocket Creek Falls 1,120 ft 341 m Montana United States
245 . Honokohau Falls 1,119 ft 341 m Hawaii United States
 
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