It’s no secret that Instagram has become a huge part of the travel experience. Influencers have been known to travel to across the globe just to nail the perfect shot, but even the average person can’t resist snapping a scenic shot and sharing it on the ‘gram. (Because if you don’t post about it online, did it really happen?)
Waterfalls in particular have surged in popularity when it comes to popular travel photos, and it’s easy to see why. It’s not everyday you get to see cascading falls nestled in breathtaking landscape, which is precisely why Showerstoyou.co.uk compiled the 20 most Instagrammable waterfalls across the globe. The list was created by collating the number of hashtags used per waterfall, proving that travelers are eager to share these sights with their followers.
So whether you’re searching for your next great adventure or simply love admiring the jaw-dropping beauty of nature, keep on scrolling to check out the best waterfalls in the world.
20. Angel Falls, Venezuala
Last but certainly not least on the list, Angel Falls in Venezuela holds 22,440 hashtags on Instagram.
19. Gocta Waterfall, Peru
Greenery galore. This stunning fall in Peru holds 25,312 hashtags.
18. Jog Falls, India
Jog Falls in India has 29,330 hashtags.
17. Shoshone Falls, USA
Another U.S. waterfall – Shoshone Falls in Idaho – has 30,176 hashtags.
16. Rhine Falls, Switzerland
Rhine Falls in Switzerland holds 37,133 hashtags.
15. Cascata delle Marmore, Italy
The first European nation on the list, this Italian waterfall has 39,140 hashtags.
14. Dettifoss, Iceland
Wow. Just, wow. 44,195 hashtags for this beauty.
13. Goðafoss, Iceland
This Icelandic fall has 73,659 hashtags on Instagram.
12. Horseshoe Falls, Canada
This Niagara waterfall holds 76,784 hashtags.
11. Snoqualmie Falls, USA
Washington State holds this gorgeous view, which has 116,083 hashtags on Instagram.
10. Bridalveil Falls, USA
This stunning scenery boasts 127,020 hashtags and can be found in the Catskill Mountains in New Jersey.
9. Havasu Falls, USA
This fall, with 130,208 hashtags, is located in the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
8. Seljalandsfoss, Iceland
Iceland again! This time with 139,668 hashtags.
7. Yosemite Falls, USA
The U.S. has a fair share of the most scenic waterfalls. This fall in California’s Yosemite National Park has 170,215 hashtags.
6. Skógafoss, Iceland
Another Icelandic beauty; this scenic waterfall has raked in 218,094 hashtags.
5. Gullfoss, Iceland
Iceland has become one of the most popular tourist destinations, and waterfalls like these make it clear why. This one in particular has 234,512 hashtags.
4. Victoria Falls, Zambia
236,117 hashtags for this expansive fall in Zambia.
3. Multnomah Falls, USA
This massive waterfall in Oregon boasts261,020 hashtags on Instagram.
2. Iguazú Falls, Argentina
Argentina’s scenic waterfall is one of the Wonders of the World, and it has a whopping 343,037 hashtags.
1. Niagara Falls, Canada
Niagara Falls in Canada snags the number one spot, despite being one of the smallest waterfalls on this list. As of October 2019, the falls have a total of 3,008,732 hashtags.
And there you have it, the 20 best waterfalls in the world, according to Instagram users.