List of waterfalls of Sri Lanka

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The following is a list of waterfalls in Sri Lanka. Waterfalls less than 10 m (33 ft) in height are not included.

Waterfall Image Height Location District Province Description Refs
Aberdeen Falls 98 m (322 ft) Aberdeen Central
Ahupini Ella 10 m (33 ft) Aranayake,
Mawanella
Sabaragamuwa
Alakola Falls 60 m (197 ft)
Baker's Falls Waterfall Horton Plains.jpg 20 m (66 ft) Horton Plains National Park Central
Bambarakanda Falls Bambarakanda Waterfall.jpg 241 m (791 ft) Kalupahana Badulla Uva The tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka. [1][2]
Bomburu Ella Bomburu ella falls.jpg 50 m (160 ft) Perawella Uva
Bopath Ella Falls 30 m (98 ft) Ratnapura Sabaragamuwa
Delta Falls 60 m (197 ft)
Dessford Falls 20 m (66 ft)
Dethiri Ella 30 m (98 ft) Dolosbage Central
Devathura Falls Devathura Falls.jpg 10 m (33 ft) Ramboda Pass Central
Devon Falls Devon falls.jpg 97 m (318 ft) Talawakele Central
Diyaluma Falls Diyaluma Falls (Koslanda, Sri Lanka).jpg 171 m (561 ft) Koslanda Badulla Uva The third highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. [3]
Doovili Ella Falls Duvili Ella Falls.jpg 40 m (131 ft) Balangoda Sabaragamuwa
Dunhinda Falls Dunhinda.jpg 63 m (207 ft) Badulla Uva
Elgin Falls Elgine.JPG 25 m (82 ft) Ambewela Central
Ethamala Falls 52 m (171 ft) Akurassa Southern
Galboda Ella GalabadaEmain.jpg 30 m (98 ft) Nawalapitiya Central [4]
Galdola Falls 100 m (328 ft)
Garandi Ella, Kalugala 200–240 m (656–787 ft) Kalugala Kandy Central It is the one of highest waterfalls in Sri Lanka. The waterfall cascades in number of segments and the total height of the cascades from the top is about 200- 240 meters. [5]
Garandi Ella (Gerandigini Falls) 100 m (328 ft) Nuwara Eliya Central [6]
Gartmore Falls 20 m (66 ft) Maskeliya
Glain Falls 10 m (33 ft) Central
Handapan Ella 23 m (75 ft)
Handun Ella 30 m (98 ft)
Hathmale Falls 45 m (148 ft) Deniyaya Southern
Huluganga Falls Huluganga fall.JPG 75 m (246 ft) Huluganga Town Central [7]
Hunnas Falls Hunnas waterfall.jpg 60 m (197 ft) Elkaduwa Central
Kalupahana Falls 10 m (33 ft)
Kirindi Ella 116 m (381 ft) Pelmadulla The waterfall begins from Kuttapitiya Mountain and then flows to Kalu ganga [8]
Kurundu oya Falls (Maturata Ella) 189 m (620 ft) Nuwara Eliya Central The second highest fall in Sri Lanka. [9]
Laxapana Falls Laxapana falls 1.JPG 129 m (423 ft) Hatton Nuwara Eliya Central The fall has been affected by power stations at New Lakshapana, Canyon and Polpitye Samanala. [10]
Lihinihela Ella 200 m (656 ft)
Lovers Leap 30 m (98 ft) Nuwara Eliya Central
Madanagiri Falls 70 m (230 ft)
Mahakandura Falls 120 m (394 ft)
Mahakandura Falls 10 m (33 ft) Kothmale
Manawela Falls 22 m (72 ft)
Mannakethi Ella 60 m (197 ft)
Mapanana Falls (Mapalana Ella) 141 m (463 ft) Gilimale Ratnapura [11]
Nakkawita Falls 100 m (328 ft)
Nanuoya Falls 60 m (197 ft) Central
Okandagala Falls 63 m (207 ft)
Oolu Ella 127 m (417 ft) Yatiyantota Kegalle Sabaragamuwa It is the 6th tallest waterfall in Sri Lanka and the highest waterfall in connected with Kelani River. [12]
Peessa Ella 45 m (148 ft) Lunugala Uva
Puna Falls 100 m (328 ft) Central
Pundalu Oya Falls Dunsinane Falls.jpg 100 m (328 ft) Pundaluoya Central
Ramboda Falls Ramboda water falls.jpg 109 m (358 ft) Pussellawa Central
Rathna Falls 101 m (331 ft) Central
Ravana Falls Rawana Falls.JPG 25 m (82 ft) Ella Uva
Rawan Ella Rawan ella.jpg 40 m (130 ft) Udunuwara Uva
Sampath Ella 30 m (98 ft)
Sera Ella Falls Sera Ella Falls.jpg 10 m (33 ft) Matale Central
St. Clair's Falls St.ClairsFalls-Srilanka.JPG 80 m (262 ft) Hatton Central The widest waterfall in Sri Lanka
Seetha Kotuwa Falls 60 m (197 ft)
Sri Pada Falls 75 m (246 ft)
Yaka Andu Ella 60 m (197 ft)
Windsor Forest Falls 10 m (33 ft)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bambarakanda Ella Falls – බඹරකන්ද ඇල්ල". Amazinglanka. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "The song of the waterfall". Sunday Times. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Diyaluma Ella Falls – දියලුම ඇල්ල". Amazinglanka. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Galboda Fall". Lanka Council on Waterfalls. Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  5. ^ "Kalugala Gerandi Ella Waterfall – කලුගල ගැරඬි ඇල්ල". Amazinglanka. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Gerandigini Ella Falls – ගැරඬිගිනි ඇල්ල". Amazinglanka. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Huluganga Falls". Lanka Council on Waterfalls. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  8. ^ "Kirindi Ella Falls – කිරිඳි ඇල්ල". Amazinglanka. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "Kurundu Oya Ella Falls (Maturata Ella) – කුරුඳු ඔය ඇල්ල (මතුරට ඇල්ල)". Amazinglanka. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  10. ^ "Lakshapana Ella Falls – ලක්ෂපාන ඇල්ල". Amazinglanka. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  11. ^ "Mapalana Ella Falls (Mapanana Ella) – මාපලාන (මාපනාන) ඇල්ල". Amazinglanka. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  12. ^ "Olu Ella Falls – ඕලු ඇල්ල". Amazinglanka. Retrieved 11 October 2016. 

References[edit]

  • (Sinhalese) Senanayake, Chanaka (2004). Sri Lankawe Diya Eli (1st ed.). Sooriya Publishers. ISBN 955-8892-06-8.