Famous Waterfalls Across Africa
Chutes Wagenia on the Lualaba River in the Democratic Republic of Congo tops the list by a huge margin as the largest waterfall in Africa as well as the world measured by average volume of flow.
Tugela Falls located in the Drakensberg Dragon's Mountains of Royal Natal National Park in KwaZulu-Natal Province is 948 meters or 3,110 feet high and is the highest waterfall in Africa.
Highest, widest, biggest waterfalls in Africa listings. Waterfalls frequently form in Africa where water rushes down steep hillsides and quickly erode soft rocks while leaving behind harder rocks. Running water erodes rock, but some rocks are more resistant than others to erosion. Waterfalls occur when a change in steepening of a gradient of rocks occur down steep hillsides.
The highest waterfall in Africa Tugela Falls located in the Drakensberg Dragon's Mountains of Royal Natal National Park in KwaZulu-Natal Province is 948 meters or 3,110 feet high and is the highest waterfall in Africa.
Largest Waterfalls in Africa by volume of flow.
Victoria Falls is a 5,600-foot wide waterfall. As the water falls into the gorge, mist and sprays rise up, more than 100 feet higher than the top of the falls, giving the appearance that smoke is rising out of a deep hole in the earth.
Africa Alphabetical list of WaterfallsMany waterfalls cascade into numerous African countries and are listed several times.
|Mosi-oa-Tunya the smoke that thunders Victoria waterfall|
Blue Nile Falls
Farin Ruwa Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Lone Creek Falls
Until you see the Wli also known as Agumatsa Waterfall it's hard to imagine the size and beauty of Africa’s most remarkable waterfall. The Wli Waterfall is located in the Agumatsa Wildlife sanctuary in Ghana. Living in the trees on the cliffs of the Wli falls are thousands of fruit bats clinging to its walls. The cliffs alongside the falls are home to thousands of straw-colored fruit bats that captivate the imagination of tourists. The bats are the second largest bats on the African continent and are one of the largest types of fruit bat measuring almost 9 inches in length.