Valaste Waterfall

Valaste Waterfall situated on the Ontika Limestone Cliff is the highest in Estonia with its fall of 30 metres. The waterfall shows its more rebellious side of nature in springs and during the high water season. In summer and during the dry period you can only see the groundwater oozing out from between different layers. The waterfall is particularly picturesque in winter, when the combination of northerly winds blowing from the sea and the sprinkles of water create a real ice castle on the trees on the precipice. The Ontika Limestone Cliff is the highest spot on the famous 1100-kilometre-long Baltic Klint that runs from the island of Öland in Sweden to the vicinity of Lake Ladoga in Russia.

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  • Halkidis Halkidis
    Worth of visit, especially winter time

    About 2 hour drive East from Tallinn(Narva direction), is Ontika. And there are Valaste Waterfall, which is highest waterfall in Estonia, way over 30 metres. We were there in August and there weren't...

  • Susanna S Susanna S
    Highest waterfall in Estonia

    Valaste Waterfall is the highest waterfall in Estonia situated between Ontika and Valaste in the Kohtla Parish of the Ida-Viru County and formed by a stream as it flows over the Baltic Klint not far...

  • cjimcanning cjimcanning
    A trickle of water but it was June!

    Access to the viewing platform was closed because part of it was no longer there so viewing involved a clamber down slippy paths. Unfortunately, the low water levels in June meant that there was...

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