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Iguazu Falls, South America

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Iguazu Falls from the Air

JustinPoore

Iguazu Falls is the largest waterfall system in the world.  It is situated on the Iguazu River in South America, on the border between Brazil and Argentina.   It's not a single falls but rather a complex cataract system comprising 275 drops, with a total height of 82 meters (269 ft.).  In this video by JustinPoore, you will be treated to an aerial tour of this magnificent waterfall system, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, compliments of AirVuz contributor Justin Poore and his DJI Mavic Pro drone.  

Niagara Falls, USA/Canada

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Niagara Falls

NonexistentJay

When you think of the world's most famous waterfalls, Niagara Falls is near the top of the list. Situated on the border between Canada and the USA, it's a cataract system of three falls on the Niagara River, which connects two of North America's Great Lakes: Huron and Erie.  At peak times, about 168k cubic meters (almost six million cu. ft.) of water flows over its 51 meter (167 ft.) drop every minute.  In this video, you wil get a bird's eye view of the mighty waterfall, compliments of contributor Nonexistent Jay.

Victoria Falls, Southern Africa

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Victoria Falls

Fabio Knoll

Top contributor Fabio Knoll created this masterpiece of a drone video of the mighty Victoria Falls in southern Africa.  These Falls lie on the Zambezi River, Africa's fourth longest, more or less at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.  It has a total drop of 108 meters (355 ft.) and is an incredible 1.7k meters (5.6k ft.) wide, making it the largest waterfall in the world in terms of the area of its water curtain.  This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the top tourist attractions in southern Africa.  

China's Huangguoshu Waterfall

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Huangguoshu waterfall, one of the world famous waterfalls

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Contributor borje_xy created this spectacular aerial video of China's Huangguoshu Falls, one of the most famous waterfalls in Asia.  The falls are situated on the Baishui River (a Yangtze tributary) near the city of Ansun in Guizhou, an interior province in the south-central part of the country.  The waterfall is 83 meters (273 ft.) wide and has a total drop of 78 meters or about 255 ft.  The Huangguoshu Waterfall is known particularly well for the different vistas from which it can be viewed.  

Skogafoss, Iceland

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DJI Mavic Pro Over Skogafoss Waterfall, Iceland

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Iceland's Skógafoss regularly appears atop lists of the world's most beautiful waterfalls.  Situated on the Skógá River in the southern part of the country, it has a drop of 60 meters (200 ft.). and frequently appears with a rainbow behind it.  The falls was used as a shooting location for the 2013 superhero movie Thor: The Dark World.  See these mighty falls from an aerial point of view (unfortunately, sans rainbow), compliments of contributor AirVuzPilot and his DJI Mavic Pro drone.

Hawaii's Wailua Falls

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Wailua Falls, Kauai

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Check out this beautiful aerial video of one of the best-known waterfalls in Hawaii, compliments of contributor and drone pilot pnoymavic30.  It's located near Lihue on the eastern end of the island of Kauai, the "Garden Island" of the Hawaiian archipelago.  The plunge-type waterfall has a total height of 26 meters (84 ft.) through two drops.  The falls, which feeds into Wailua River, appeared in the opening credits of one of the top-rated  television series of the 1980's: Fantasy Island.

Chiapas Waterfall, Mexico

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Chiapas Waterfalls: Mexican Paradise

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The southern Mexican state of Chiapas is becoming known around the world for its magnificent waterfalls, which abound in this land of canyons and rainforests.  In this video by contributor AurelBaud, you'll get an aerial view of three of the most well known of these falls: El chiflon, Las Nubes, and Agua Azul.  Agua Azul is the best known of the three; it's actually a series of many cataracts on the Xanil River.  A concentration of calcium carbonate causes the falls' water to appear as a fantastic shade of blue-green. 

Basaseachic Falls, Mexico

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Basaseachi Waterfall

Postandfly

Award winning contributor Postandfly created this epic drone video of one of the largest waterfalls in Mexico.  Basaseachic Falls (Cascada de Basaseachi) is situated in the north central part of the country, in the state of Chihuahua.  It's a plunge waterfall formed by two separate rivers, the Arroyo del Durazno and the Arroyo de Basaseachic.  With a total drop of 246 meters (807 ft.), it's the second largest waterfall in the country, after Cascada de Piedra Volada, which is also located in Chihuahua.

Sekumpul Waterfall, Bali

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A Drone movie from Bali 2019 (Mavic 2 Pro)

Ronald Ramaekers

For one of his first uploads to AirVuz, Romand Ramaekers brings us this rather stunning mini-aerial tour of the famed Indonesian island of Bali. Shot with a DJI Mavic Pro 2, the video features footage of some of the top sights of this island, including its famed rice terraces and beaches. The star of the show though is the magnificent Sekumpul Waterfall; located in North Bali and harder to reach than many of the island's other falls, it's absolutely stunning. This video was a DVOW finalist in October, 2019.  

Plitvice Falls, Croatia

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Croatia's Plitvice Lakes and Waterfalls: 2017

Travel Lifestyle

Plitvice Lakes is a connected series of lakes and waterfalls in Croatia in Southeastern Europe.  It's formed by a series of rivers draining the mountainous area of neighboring Bosnia, which come together to form 16 lakes.  The waters eventually unite to form the Korana River, creating one of the most spectacular bits of scenery in Europe.  In this video, contributor Travel Lifestyle gives us an epic bird's eye view of this natural wonder, considered one of the world's greatest waterfall systems.

Rhine Falls, Switzerland

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Rhine Fall Schaffhausen Autumn 2017

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Contributor Probeat1 created this amazing drone video of the largest waterfall in Europe.  Switzerland's Rhine Falls is on the High Rhine River, the most upstream of the four portions into which the great Rhine is divided, between Lake Constance and Basel.  The falls have a total drop of 23 meters (75 ft.) and have recorded water flow as high as almost 75k cubic meters (over 2.6 million cu. ft.) per minute, although typical flow is a fraction of that figure.  It's considered one of the world's great falls.    

Detifoss, Iceland

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Dettifoss: Europe's Most Powerful Waterfall

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Contributor and Vlogger Sandrine Hecq brings us this amazing video of Iceland's mighty Dettifoss, which is situated on the  Jökulsá á Fjöllum river in the northeastern part of the Island.  The extremely wide (100 meters, or 330 ft.) falls drops 44 meters (144 ft.) into a canyon.  Based on the flow of water and the height from which it's dropped, Dettifoss is believed to be the most powerful waterfall system in Europe.  Unlike some of Iceland's other waterfalls, it is quite remote and only accessible via a gravel road. 

Jog Falls, India

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Jog Falls: The Niagara Falls of India

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Behold this drone video of one of the world's most famous waterfalls, courtesy of contributor Anudeephegde18.  Jog Falls is in the Karnataka state of India, in the southwestern part of the country.  Also called Gerosoppa Falls, during certains types of the year it becomes a plunge-type waterfall, in which the water loses contact with the surface and simply "plunges" below.  With a total height of 250 meters (829 feet), it's one of the country's top tourist destinations and it's considered one of the world's most beautiful waterfalls.

Seljalandsfoss, Iceland

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Seljalandsfoss, Iceland - Phantom 4 Pro 4K

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Top contributor PilotViking used a DJI Phantom 4 Professional drone to create this epic aerial video of Seljalandsfoss, one of Iceland's (and the world's) most well known waterfalls.  Due to its unique structure, it's one of the few falls which can be viewed from behind, in a partially enclosed cavern which lies under an overhang.  Situated on the  Seljalands River in the southern part of the country and easily accessible from Reykjavik, Seljalandsfoss has a single drop of 60 meters (197 ft.).   

Ban Gioc Falls, Vietnam

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Northern Vietnam's Ban Gioc Waterfall

We Ride Vietnam

When it comes to surveys of the world's most impressive waterfalls, there is one name in Southeast Asia which consistently shows up - Ban Gioc Falls.  It's actually a system of two waterfalls  on the Chinese-Vietnamese border, one of which lies in each country.  Called Detian on the Chinese side, its drop is a modest 30 meters (98 ft.) but it's massively wide - 300 meters, or almost 1k ft.  In this video, you'll get a bird's eye view of these amazing falls, compliments of contributor We Ride Vietnam.  

Vøringsfossen, Norway

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Vøringsfossen: Spectacular Norwegian Waterfall

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Behold this amazing drone video of Vøringsfossen, one of Norway's great waterfalls, compliments of contributot Sundsoy.  It's located in the valley of Måbødalen near the town of Eidfjord, in Western Norway.  It's a cascading, plunge-type waterfall with a total drop of 182 meters (just under 600 ft.).  The famous Fossli Hotel sits at the top of the waterfall, considered one of the top tourist destinations in Norway.  The waterfall was known only to locals until being "discovered" early in the 19th century.

Canada's Helmcken Falls

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Helmcken Falls: The Fourth Highest Waterfall in Canada

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Check out these spectacular drone views of one of the largest and most famous Canadian waterfalls, compliments of bcskeye13. Helmcken Falls is situated on the Murtle River, a tributary of the Clearwater River.  It's part of Wells Gray Provincial Park in the east-central part of British Columbia.  The great falls feature a drop of 141 meters (463 ft.), making it the fourth-tallest waterfall in Canada.  The other three largest waterfalls - Hunlen, Takakkaw, and Della Falls - are all also located in BC.

Tamul Waterfall, Mexico

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Tamul Waterfall, Mexico

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Prepare to be amazed by this drone video of the Tamul waterfall in central Mexico, compliments of contributor Jelipegomez.  The great falls are situated near Ciudad Valles in the state of San Luis Potosí, roughly midway between Mexico City and Monterrey.  It's an extremely wide plunge-type waterfall formed by the convergence of the  Gallinas and Santa Maria Rivers into the Tampaon River.  The falls has a drop of just over 100 meters (340 ft.) and is known for its brilliant torquoise waters.

Pericnik Waterfall, Slovenia

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Waterfall Pericnik Slovenia

Kolman Aerial

Pericnik is a waterfall in northern Slovenia, near the country's northern border with Austria.  It is actually a system of two waterfalls, with the lower (larger) falls having a drop of 52 meters (171 ft.).  Situated in Triglav national park, it's is one of the best known sights in this mountainous land which was once part of Yugoslavia.  In this aerial video, contributor Kolman Aerial flies his drone over the great falls during the peak autumn season, creating a stunning aerial perspective! 

Vinnufossen, Norway

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Vinnufossen by FPV

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In the last couple of years, the great waterfalls of the world have caught the attention of first person view (FPV) drone pilots.  As piloting skills and long-range control technology have improved, FPV waterfall diving is now officially a "thing".  Exhibit A is this amazing video of Europe's tallest waterfall.  FPV pilot Suicide Squad donned his video goggles to tackle the mighty Vinnufossen falls in western Norway, the sixth tallest waterfall in the world.  Its four drops total 860 meters (about 2.8k ft.) in height! 

Gulfoss, Iceland

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DJI Mavic Pro Over the Mighty Gulfoss Waterfalls, Iceland

Airvuzpilot

Gullfoss is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland, a country famous for its falls.   It's a two drop cataract system on the Hvita river in the island's southeast corner, with a total height of 32 meters (105 ft.).  It's part of the Golden Circle tour of southern Iceland, easily reachable from Reykjavik.  At flood stage it's recorded water flow as high as 120k cubic meters (over 420k cu. ft.) per minute.  AirVuzpilot used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to aerially film the mighty falls in the summer of 2017.

Vettifossen, Norway

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Norway's Mighty Vettisfossen Waterfall

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Prepare to be blown away by this drone video of what s generally believed to be Europe's highest waterfall, compliments of Tsmedegard.  Vettisfossen is located in the mountains of western Norway, in Sogn og Fjordane County.  It's a single-drop, plunge-type waterfall, with a top-to-bottom height of 275 meters (just over 900 ft.).  On that basis, it's the tallest waterfall on the European continent.  Vettisfossen can be reached by a few km/mi. hike through the Utladalen Valley from the town of Øvre Årdal.

Tequendama Falls, Colombia

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The Secrets of Tequendama

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Tequendama Falls is a waterfall on the Bogota River near Bogota, the capital city of Colombia in South America.  Standing roughly 130 meters (about 430 feet) tall, the falls is one of the largest in South America or indeed anywhere in the world.  Unusually, the falls runs completely dry in certain months of the year.  Drone contributor La.drones, a Bogota native, flew his drone above these magnificent falls to create an aerial perspective, of the falls, which unfortunately have been chosen by many suicide victims.  

Multnomah Falls, USA

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Multnomah Falls, Portland

EdDrone

Contributor EdDrone created this beautiful drone video of one of the most well known waterfalls in the USA's Pacific Northwest region.  Multnomah Falls is on the Oregon (southern) side of the great Columbia River Gorge.  It's the tallest waterfall in Oregon, with a total height of alomost 189 meters (620 ft.) in two drops.  The falls are fed by water runoff from Larch Mountain, an extinct volcano near the city of Portland.  The falls and the footpaths around it are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. 

Akaka Falls, USA

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Akaka Falls, Hawaii

Hawaii Aerial Visions

Of Hawaii's many waterfalls, there are just a couple which consistently land amongst the top 15-20 falls in the world.  One of these is Akaka Falls, situated in a state park of the same name on Hawaii's "Big Island," about midway down its northeastern coastline.  Defined as a plunge-type waterfall, it drops the water of a waterway known as the Kolekole stream about 135 meters (just over 440 ft.) into a deep gorge. Don't miss these magnificent falls in this drone video by contributor Hawaii Aerial Visions. 

Slovenia's Boka Falls

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BOKA Waterfall (Slovenia) - Remarkable flight!

enricocif

Check out this stunning drone video of  a well-known waterfall in Slovenia, compliments of contributor enricocif.  It's called the Boka waterfall, and it's located in the western part of this Central European country.  The two-stage waterfall is fed by an underwater spring which drains the nearby mountains.  It's first stage is 106 meters (just under 350 ft.), followed by a second drop of 33 meters (just under 110 ft.).  The waterfall is near a road which runs between the towns of Bovec and Kobarid.  

Pistyll Rhaeadr Falls, Wales

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Pistyll Rhaeadr // Little Escape // Episode 4 // North Wales // Drone 4K

Joshua Paul Gardner

Check out this drone video of a famous waterfall in the UK region of Wales, compliments of Joshua Paul Gardner.  Pistyll Rhaeadr is located near the village of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant in Powys, the principal county of east-central Wales.  The three-stage falls is formed by the river Afon Disgynfa, which is known as the River Rhaeadr downstream of the waterfall.  Pistyll Thaeade was one of the Seven Wonders of Wales referred to in an anonymous (but famous) rhyme written in the 18th or 19th century.

Wentworth Falls, Australia

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Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains National Park, NSW

LukeNathan

Top contributor and drone pilot Luke Nathan brings us this epic bird's eye view of Wentworth Falls in the heart of Australia's Blue Mountains.  The waterfall is one of the main attractions in this mountain range in the southeastern state of New South Wales, much of which is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage natural site.  Wentworth Falls is a three tier waterfall with a total height of 187 meters (614 ft.).  It's situated within a national park by the same name located just a short drive west of Sydney.

Ağaran Şelalesi Falls, Turkey

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Ağaran Şelalesi Falls

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Rize Province lies near the northeastern corner of Turkey, along the country's Black Sea coastline.  Contributor Secoko used a drone to aerially film the Ağaran Şelalesi waterfall, one of the most impressive bits of natural scenery in this part of Turkey.  The falls are situated a bit inland from the Black Sea, and due east of the provincial capital Rize.  As you'll see from the video, the cascading water forms beautiful spray patterns against the rocks.  The waterfall is part of a national (and legally protected) nature preserve.

Cascata delle Marmore, Italy

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Cascata delle Marmore

Het bloklandcoptersteam

Het bloklandcoptersteam used a DJI Phantom 3 drone to create this aerial video of La Cascata delle Marmore, a famous waterfall in Central Italy.  It enjoys the distinction of being the world's tallest man-made waterfall, with a total drop of 165 meters (about 540 ft.).  It was constructed by the Romans near the town of Ternia, in the Umbria region.  The waterfall dates to the third century BC; it was built as part of a scheme to avoid water accumulation in an area where it was thought to pose a health risk.

Tumpak Sewu, Indonesia

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The Most Beautiful Waterfall in Indonesia

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Also known as Coban Sewu, the tiered waterfall of Tumpak Sewu is located between the Pronojiwo District, Lumajana Regency and the Ampelgading District, Malang Regency in East Java, Indonesia. The highly-visited tourist location loosely translates to “a thousand waterfalls” and is fed by glacial runoff that forms the Glidik River. Sjoerdbracke does a lovely job capturing its beauty in this Tumpak Sewu drone video; watch it and you'll understand where its name comes from.

Peru's Gocta Cataracts

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Gocta, Amazonas - Peru, Cinematic Drone Film, DJI Mavic Air 4k video

Auquicu

 Check out this amazing drone video of one of the world's highest waterfalls, compliments of contributor Auquicu and his DJI Mavic Air drone.  It's called the Gocta Cataracts, and it's in the north-central part of Peru in its Amazonas Department (region).  Incredibly, the existence of the falls was known only to locals until 2002.  It has since been measured as having a height of 771 meters (a bit over 2.5k ft.), which would make it the world's third-highest, although there is some controversy on the methodology.

St. Anthony Falls on the Mississippi

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St. Anthony Falls, Minneapolis

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Check out this drone video of the St. Anthony Falls on the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, compliments of gopherdrone.  Historically, this spot represented the highest navigable point on the USA's mightiest river.  In the late 1800's, the falls were harnessed to power the world's largest flour milling factories, driving the early growth of Minneapolis and giving it the nickname Mill City during its boomtown years when it was the fastest growing city in the land.    

El Chiflon Waterfall, Mexico

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El Chiflon waterfalls

Postandfly

Whenever you get mountainous areas which receive lots of rainfall, you will almost always find epic waterfalls.  That's what makes the Mexican state of Chiapas such as paradise for waterfall-lovers - it's a hilly interior province in the southern part of the country which is mostly rainforest.  Not surprising then that as the area opens up for tourism its waterfalls are started to become much better known.  Exhibit A: this beautiful drone video of El Chiflon waterfall by award-winning contributor Postandfly.  

Canada's Webster Falls

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Webster Falls and Tews Falls in Hamilton Ontario

Bubbawoods

Bubbawoods created this beautiful drone video of the second most known waterfall in Ontario, Canada after Niagara Falls.  Webster Falls is located in Hamilton, Ontario, at the western end of Lake Ontario.  While Hamilton has in many respects become a satellite of Toronto, Webster Falls is a world away from the skyscrapers of the Toronto lakefront.  It's a plunge-type waterfalls on Spencer Creek, with a height of 22 meters (just under 70 ft.).  The falls was featured in the 2005 sci-fi movie Descent.  

Austria's Krimmi Waterfalls

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Krimml Waterfalls

DJphotography

Check out this stunning wintertime drone video of Austria's highest waterfall, compliments of contributor DJJphotography.  Krimml Falls is a tiered waterfall on the Krimml Ache River in the state of Salzburg, in the west-central part of the country.  It is part of the High Tauern National Park, named for a chain of the Central Eastern Alps.  The waterfall has a total drop of 380 meters (about 1.25k ft.).  The river is fed by glacial runoff and the flow through the falls varies dramatically by season.  

Spain's Waterfall of Ezaro

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Waterfall of the Ezaro - Galicia - Spain -Phantom 4 Pro

Maverick Stories

Check out this amazing drone video of one of Spain's most famous waterfalls, compliments of content creator Maverick Stories.  The Waterfall of the Ezaro is situated on the Xallas River in A Coruña, the northwesternmost province of Galicia, which is the northwesternmost region of Spain.  The falls are accessible from the town of Dumbria.  It's near the end of the river's course before it empties into the Atlantic Ocean.  The waterfall has a total drop of about 155 meters or a bit over 500 ft.  

Cambodia's Largest Waterfall

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Beautiful Waterfall - Drone Footage in 4K

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Check out this amazing drone video of Cambodia's largest waterfall, compliments of contributor and pilot Piak.  It goes by various names: Sopheakmit, Lbak Khoun, and Preah Nimith.  The falls are located on a waterway known as the Upper Mekong River in the northern part of this Southeast Asian country, near the border with Laos.  It's part of the Preah Vihear Province, which covers much of the north-central part of Cambodia.  The Mekong River is the principal waterway of the peninsula of Indochina.  

Glenmacnass Waterfall, Ireland

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Stunning Irish Waterfall

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Check out this stunning drone video of one of the most famous waterfalls in Ireland.  It's called Glenmacnass Waterfall, and it's situated in a valley of the Wicklow Mountains in the east-central part of the country.  The waterfall sits on the Glenmacnass River, which drains the mountains and runs east to the Irish Sea.  The waterfall has a total drop of about 80 meters or around 260 ft.  In addition to being a beautiful sight in its own right, it affords some excellent views of the Wicklow Mountains.

Pakistan's Sajikot Waterfall

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Sajikot Waterfall l The Drone Life PK

The Drone Life PK

Sajikot Waterfall is one of the most well known in Pakistan. It's located in the Abbottabad District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly the North-West Frontier Province), one of the country's four main provinces.  The falls are accessible from the national capital Islamabad; it's a roughly three hour drive, most of which is on the Hazara Expressway.  In this drone video by contributor The Drone Life PK, you can check out this beautiful falls, which drop into a deceptively shallow emerald-water pool.  

Waterfalls of Iceland

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Aerial View of Iceland Waterfalls

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Iceland's geologically young age and extensive glacier coverage combine to create some of the world's most spectacular waterfalls.  Even as Iceland's tourism traffic has grown in recent years, it's still rare to see more than a few hundred people at any given waterfall.  In this stunning drone video by flyingbydaniel, you'll get an aerial sampler of four of the most famous falls: Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Brúarárfoss and Öxarárfoss, all of which lie in the southern part of the island.

Costa Rica Waterfall Tour

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Costa Rica Waterfalls in 24 hours

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Top contributor msember had a mission: to not only visit eight of Costa Rica’s most beautiful waterfalls in 24 hours, but to take drone footage of them as well. As you’ll see in this video, he accomplished his mission and put together a pretty great drone video in the process.  With its mountainous interior, much of which is covered by rainforests, this small Central American country is home to some of the world's most beautiful waterfalls, in addition to its equally famous volcanoes.  

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