A few of the many cascades, waterfalls and swimming holes across Asia and the Pacific Islands.
The Ba Ho River near Nha Trang descends over three tiers, forming three waterfalls and natural swimming holes called the Ba Ho Waterfalls.
The Elephant Falls (or Lieng Rowoa waterfall) is an impressive waterfall in the town of Nam Ban, which is in the Lam Ha district of Vietnam.
Kegon Falls is one of the most popular and scenic waterfalls in Japan. The Daiyi River plunges 97m in a single drop, with additional smaller casades on both sides of the main fall.
A series of smaller cascades, culminating in the tallest waterfall with a drop of about 35m. A walking trail (entry fee applies) follows the Mele Cascades up to the top falls.
The powerful Otodome Falls (音止の滝, Otodome-no-taki) plunges 25m into a deep pool at its base. The waterfall is a short walk from the even more spectacular Shiraito Falls.
Reached via a "jungle trek" up the river, the Pisang Falls (or Sungai Pisang waterfall) is an impressive waterfall that plunges into a natural swimming hole.
Ryuzu Waterfall (竜頭ノ滝, Ryūzu no Taki) is a small but scenic waterfall along the Yu River, just above Lake Chuzenji. A short trail along the river passes some smaller cascades.
Seven Wells Waterfall (Telaga Tujuh) is the most popular waterfall in Langkawi. It has a swimming hole at the bottom, and multiple pools at the top of the falls.
One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Japan, Shiraito Falls (白糸の滝, Shiraito no Taki) is 20m high and 150m wide. The water cascades in long, thin threads which give the waterfall its name.
Sofea Jane Waterfall (or Jeram Kubang Gajah) can be reached by 10km hike or ATV tour. The waterfall tumbles down a large rock slab, with swimming holes below the falls.