Nigeria’s Most Spectacular Waterfalls

Nigeria’s Most Spectacular Waterfalls
Owu Waterfall in Nigeria. © Unravelling Nigeria

Nigeria is home to a wide array to some of the most beautiful waterfalls. Looking to slide and swim? From the north to the very south of the country, there are a handful of spectacular waterfalls to marvel you. Here’s our list and guide to some of the most beautiful and amazing waterfalls in Nigeria. Update your Nigeria adventure bucket list!

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Gurara Waterfall 

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Gurara Waterfalls, waterfall in Nigeria. © Kingsley Obaseki

Gurara Waterfalls is one of the major tourist sites in Nigeria, located in Niger State off Minna-Suleja road. A really captivating location that exudes perfection filled with exotic birds and beautiful scenery, picturesque streams. A beautiful gift of nature, always makes for a postcard-worthy picture. 

Assop Falls 

waterfalls in nigeria: Assop falls
Assop Falls. © Allen Leon

Assop Falls is one of Nigeria’s spectacular waterfalls. A mesmerising majestic waterfall located along the Makurdi-Jos road. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions on Northern-Central Nigeria. Take a trek and enjoy the unrestricted views of the great Assop Falls and its sight to behold.

Farin Ruwa Fall 

waterfalls in nigeria: Farin Ruwa Falls
Farin Ruwa Falls. © KrazieChain

This majestic waterfall situated along the boundary of Plateau State and Nasarawa State. Farin Ruwais a Hausa language word meaning ‘white water’. Arguably one of the best attractions in the area. Surrounded by natural beautiful landscapes, the waterfall is a gem gracing the locals endless rains dripping from above. 

Agbokim Waterfall 

The Agbokim Waterfall is located in Etung local government area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Trek through the area of the waterfall, which is full of the sounds and smells of nature. Very close to its border with Cameroon.

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Awhum Waterfall 

Located at Amaugwe village of Awhum town in Udi Local Government Area, Enugu State, Nigeria. Awhum Waterfall is formed out of a massive outcrop of granite rock. Streams of an awe-inspiring cascade. The perfect way to experience this beauty is by trekking through the local village, rocks and streams.

Owu Waterfall 

Owu Waterfall is located in Kwara State, Nigeria, 120m above the water level. A natural beauty, an absolute spectacular when the rains pour down. Encircled by beautiful tropical woodlands with rocky out crops. Owu Fall is a place to be!

Erin-Ijesha Waterfall 

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Erin-Ijesha Waterfalls is located in Erin-Ijesha, Nigeria. © Tayo Ajide

This waterfall area has so many beautiful surfaces. Erin-Ijesha Waterfall also known as Olumirin Waterfall is located in Erin-Ijesha, Osun State, Nigeria. Local beautiful scenery, calming sound of water and cooling streams define this location. If you love nature, we advise you to pay a visit! 

Kwa Falls 

Kwa Falls is a spectacular waterfall situated on the Kwa River, Anegeje Village, Nigeria. This is a commonly visited spot, where tourists can enjoy a breath-taking view from the bottom of the falls while bathing in the nature. 

Matsirga Waterfall 

Located in the Northern Nigeria, Matsirga Waterfall is a beautiful in Kafanchan, Kaduna State. Enjoy the good view, experience the the beauty with the lush vegetation around it.

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