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Devon Falls in Nuwara Eliya

Devon Falls is a very beautiful waterfall located in the Dimbula area of Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka, very close to St. Clair Falls, this waterfall most famous waterfall among tourists coming to Nuwara Eliya. The most famous reason is the waterfall location very close to the main road. The height of the falls is about 97 meters (318 feet). Devon Falls is the 19th place among the waterfalls in Sri Lanka. The falls are formed by a tributary of the Kothmale Oya, the Mahaweli River. Devon Falls is located at an elevation of 1,140 meters (3,740 ft.) above sea level.

Devon Falls in Nuwara Eliya - Waterfall

Credit: @Original_Photograper_Unkown


Travel Time

4 Hours 30 Minutes


97 m


Nuwara Eliya

Also known as (Vale of the Valley), this waterfall was given the name Devon by an English coffee planter, Devon, who got this name because his coffee plantation was located near the falls.

There are several ways to approach this waterfall

  • Hatton to Nuwara Eliya
  • Nawalapitiya to Dimbula

It can be reached from Nuwara Eliya by road to Talawakele.

  • 7 km from Thalawakele
  • 30 km from Nuwara Eliya

While traveling from the main road, this waterfall can be viewed soo. A stone platform has been set up to view this wonderful waterfall on the A7 near the Devon Holiday Bungalow. Many tourists and even other people start their journey from this place by seeing this beautiful

Credit: @tharuu._

Country Sri Lanka
Province Central province
District Nuwaraeliya
Road details Colombo – Nawalapitiya – Dimbula -Devon Falls
Elevation 1140m
Waterfalls height 97m (318ft)
Total width -
Watercourse Kothmale Oya

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