List of Notable Waterfalls in Karnataka

Karnataka is an Indian state. It comprises several hill stations, and the Western Ghats Ranges run through portions of the state. The Western Ghats range is home to numerous spectacular waterfalls, and the southern portion of the state, comprising districts Coorg, Chikmagalur, Uttar Kannada, and Dakshina Kannada, is rich in natural variety. The mountainous topography of the states has resulted in many waterfalls, which are well-known and draw thousands of tourists. Jog Falls is one of India’s highest waterfalls, located in the Karnataka district of Shimoga.

Jog Falls, Photo by Deepakkumar N T on Unsplash

The following list shows notable Waterfalls of Karnataka with Height and Location.

RankName of WaterfallsHeightLocation
1
Abbey FallsKodagu
2
Alekann FallsDakshina Kannada
3
Apsarakonda Falls-Uttara Kannada
4
Arisina Gundi FallsUdupi
5
Barkana Falls850 ft (260 m)Shimoga
6
Belkal theertha600 ft (180 m)Shimoga & Udupi
7
Bennehole Falls230 ft (70 m)Uttara Kannada
8
Burude Falls or Dodmane FallsUttara Kannada
9
Chelavara FallsKodagu
10
Chunchanakatte Falls66 ft (20 m)Mysore
11
Chunchi FallsBangalore
12
Dabbe FallsShimoga
13
Dondole Falls50 ft (15 m)+Dakshina Kannada
14
Gaganachukki and Bharachukki FallsBangalore
15
Godchinamalaki Falls141 ft (43 m)Belgaum
16
Gokak Falls170 ft (52 m)Belgaum
17
Hebbe Falls551 ft (168 m)Chikmagalur
18
Hidlumane Falls100 ft (30 m)Shimoga
19
Irupu Falls170 ft (52 m)Kodagu
20
Jog Falls or Gersoppa Falls829 ft (253 m)Shimoga
21
Kalhatti Falls403 ft (123 m)Chikmagalur
22
Koosalli Falls380 ft (120 m)Udupi
23
Kudumari Falls or Belligundi Falls300 ft (91 m)Udupi
24
Kunchikal Falls1,493 ft (455 m)Shimoga
25
Kunchikal Falls1,493 ft (455 m)Shimoga
26
Lalguli Falls250 ft (76 m)Uttara Kannada
27
Magod Falls650 ft (200 m)Uttara Kannada
28
Mallali FallsKodagu
29
Manikyadhara FallsChikmagalur
30
Muthyala Maduvu WaterfallBangalore
31
Nisargadhama FallsMadikeri
32
Sathodi Falls49 ft (15 m)Uttara Kannada
33
Shanti FallsChikmagalur
34
Shivagange Falls243 ft (74 m)Uttara Kannada
35
Shivanasamudra Falls320 ft (98 m)Mandya
36
Sirimane FallsChikmagalur
37
Sogal FallsBelgaum
38
Suthanabbe Falls or Hanumanagundi Falls100 ft (30 m)+Chikmagalur
39
Unchalli Falls or Keppa Falls380 ft (120 m)Uttara Kannada
40
Varapoha Falls197 ft (60 m)Belgaum
41
Vibhooti FallsUttara Kannada
42
Waate haLLa Falls100 ft (30 m)+Uttara Kannada

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