Aberdeen Falls, Ginigathena

Aberdeen Falls is a 98 m (322 ft) high waterfall on the Kehelgamu Oya near Ginigathena, in the Nuwara Eliya District of Sri Lanka. Aberdeen is named after Aberdeen, the third largest city in Scotland and the capital of Aberdeenshire. Kehelgamu Oya is a major tributary of the Kelani River.

To reach Aberdeen Falls from Ginigathena town, one then must proceed along Ambatale Road up to the Buddha statue at the end of the road. Then one should park their vehicle and walk about 1.2 km along the road. Bathing in the middle of the pool and swimming to the middle has caused death to swimmers in the past. This waterfall is covered with a big stone complex behind. The waterfall is ranked as the 18th highest on the Island.
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  • This great waterfall is definitely worth seeing. It is a long way down to the bottom and a most difficult one back to the top. You must be in a fit condition to do it. If you are a visitor. A small...  more »
  • This is a really worth the effort walking down, what seem endless, steps down to the base of the falls but when you arrive you will love it. Remember to take a sturdy pair of shoes and your swimming.....  more »

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