Tõrvajõe waterfall is located in Tõrvajõe village in the immediate vicinity of Tallinn-Narva highway.
The waterfall gets its water from River Tõrvajõe. There are several small terraces: the main terrace which is up to 2.5 m high and three smaller terraces which are not higher than 0.5 m. The terrace of Tõrvajõe waterfall is under protection. In the dry periods of summers, the waterfall gets very dry. It contains the most water during springs and heavy showers.
River Tõrvajõe continues to Tõrvajõe canyon after the waterfall until it reaches a lowland.