Tallest Waterfalls in the Continent of Africa

Africa is the largest continent in the World and covers huge space of desert and forest area, many kind of animals can be found here. Some of the tallest waterfalls in the world found in the region and the thick forest in south Africa that induced to create many tallest Waterfalls. Tugela Falls is the tallest Waterfalls in Africa jump from 3,110 feet that nearly tallest waterfall in the world Angle Falls (979 feet). We have listed 19 Tallest Waterfalls in Africa with the official measurement of Height. The kind of the Waterfalls including Plunge, Horsetails, Tiered and Tiered Plunge.

Tugela Falls

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The list of tallest waterfalls in Africa

RankName of WaterfallsHeightLocationCategoryDrops
1Tugela Falls3,110 ft (948 m)Kwazulu Natal, South AfricaTiered Plunges5
2Ndedema Falls2,000 ft (610 m)Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
3Jinbar Waterfall1,640 ft (500 m)EthiopiaPlunge
4Mutarazi Falls1,572 ft (479 m)Manicaland, ZimbabweTiered Horsetails2
5Vivienne Falls1,500 ft (457 m)KenyaHorsetail4
6Gura Falls1,000 ft (305 m)Kenya3
7Riandahy984 ft (300 m)Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
8Karuru Falls894 ft (272 m)KenyaPlunge3
9Rianbavy820 ft (250 m)Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar1
10Kambadaga, Chutes de818 ft (249m)Guinea3
11Pungwe Falls797 ft (243m)Nyanga, Zimbabwe
12Kalambo Falls726 ft (221m)Northern Zambia, ZambiaPlunge1
13Maletsunyane Falls630 ft (192m)LesothoPlunge1
14Tuckers Falls600 ft (183m)Zimbabwe
15Izi Falls590 ft (180m)Northern Province, Zambia2
16Lofoi, Chutes540 ft (165m)Katanga, CongoPlunge1
17Mfihelo Falls519 ft (158m)Eastern Cape, South Africa
18Fincha Fwafwate508 ft (155m)Ethiopia1
19Martins Falls500 ft (152)MozambiqueTiered Plunges2