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Baker's Waterfall

  Province Central
  District Nuwara Eliya
  Nearest Town Pattipolo
  Total height 22m (70ft.)
  Number of drops 3
  Watercourse Belihul oya,
  Island Height Ranking 44

Introduction

This 22m high fall is noted for the tremendous noise created by water pounding the large rock formation at its foot.Forming part of the Belihul River, it is surrounded by copious giant ferns.Baker's Falls derives its name from Sir Samuel Baker, a British man who discovered it in 1845. However, Baker is also credited with the short-sighted achievement of having shot 50 elephant, five deer and two buffalos nearby.