Aberdeen Waterfall


Aberdeen Waterfall is situated in Ginigathena in the Nuwara Eliya district. It stands at a height of 98 meters. The waterfall is the 18th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. Folklore says that there is a tunnel between Aberdeen falls and the neighboring Laxapana waterfall.

Aberdeen Waterfall is fed by the stream named Kehelgamu Oya which is a major tributary of the Kelani River. The waterfall is named after Aberdeen which is the third largest city in Scotland and the capital of Aberdeenshire. Bathing in and swimming towards the middle of the pool of Aberdeen Waterfall has caused many deaths in the past. Aberdeen Waterfall is covered with a big stone complex behind.