Ruacana Falls

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Ruacana Falls at High Water from distance, in 03/2011. Author: Tom Jakobi
closer you can only get with an underwater camera

Ruacana Falls are waterfalls located near Ruacana on the Kunene River in Northern Namibia. The waterfall is 120 meters (390 ft) high and 700 meters (2,300 ft) wide in full flood. It is among the largest waterfalls in Africa, both by volume and width.[1]

The Epupa Falls on the Kunene River are located 135 km (84 mi) downstream on the border of Angola and Namibia.


  1. ^ Ruacana Falls

Coordinates: 17°23′37″S 14°13′1″E / 17.39361°S 14.21694°E / -17.39361; 14.21694