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9 TALLEST WATERFALLS

9. LISBON FALLS

Mpumalanga

[92 metres]

Perch yourself on God’s Window on a clear day and gaze at that beautiful wilderness, and your eye is bound to catch a series of magnificent waterfalls. The Berlin Falls, the Lone Creek Falls and the Mac-Mac Falls all … Read More

8. HOWICK FALLS

KwaZulu-Natal

[95 metres]

Through the Midlands Meander as you follow Umgeni River in its tireless flow to the Indian Ocean, there is a gorge where tributaries of the main river create a turbulent vortex of water. The river suddenly drops … Read More

7. KARKLOOF FALLS

KwaZulu-Natal

[98 metres]

The Karkloof Forest is a large Mistbelt Forest, 22 kilometres north of Howick, containing Yellowwoods and Stinkwood. Rising in the range and dropping down through thickly wooded forests creating many small waterfalls is the Karkloof River. The … Read More

6. BAWA FALLS

Eastern Cape

[103 metres]

The waters of the world-famous Bawa Falls tumble down the Qolora River in a horsetail formation. Unlike, say a plunge, a horsetail formation maintains good contact with bedrock as the water descends. Bawa Falls are the … Read More

5. LEHRS FALLS

KwaZulu-Natal

[107 metres]

There are more than one ways to access this waterfall. The Oribi Gorge is a 330 metre high abyss sliced by the Umzimkulu River. Just 20 kilometres inland from Port Shepstone, the scenically stunning area has become … Read More

4. MAGWA FALLS

Eastern Cape

[142 metres]

For miles along the rugged wild coast in the Eastern Cape, is a feast of natural wonders and waterfalls. One of the waterfalls that are easily accessible is the mighty Magwa Falls which lies in the middle … Read More

3. BRIDAL VEIL FALLS

Mpumalanga

[146 metres]

This is the commonest name for a waterfall in the world. The Bridal Veil can be seen falling in countries such as Canada, the US, Australia, New Zealand, France and Norway, to name but a few. Our … Read More

2. ELANDS RIVER FALLS

Mpumalanga

[150 metres]

The Panorama Route is littered with massive waterfalls, which create just one of the natural gems that attract outdoors enthusiasts to this part of the country year after year. The Elands River Falls fall split into three dramatic drops … Read More

1. TUGELA FALLS

KwaZulu-Natal

[948 metres]

Enclosing the Southern African plateau is the Great Escarpment, the eastern portion of which is a great piece of earth that elevates majestically, forming the shape of a dragon. The beautiful venom that this mythical monster spectacularly … Read More

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