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Maguk Gorge

Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“car park” (19 reviews)
“swimming hole” (10 reviews)
“plunge pool” (13 reviews)
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Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a 10km drive on rutted road you walk along a board walk for half the way which then turns into a climb across lots of rocks and boulders. Not for the elderly or very young. Once your arrive the gorge is gorgeous but really...More

Thank fairy_wand2016
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The pool beneath MAGUK FALLS was pristine when we 20 or so travelers on TERRITORY EXPEDITION’S 2 DAY KAKADU WET SEASON TOUR called in on a lovely sunny day in mid November. It hadn’t rained much at all and so the pool was not turbulent,...More

5  Thank blackeldo
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The trail through the gorge is a beautiful hike, it takes you through the water runs and dry rock beds. Multiple warning signs for saltwater crocodiles can be seen around the river beds and swimming holes throughout the trail. The hike to Gunlom falls is...More

2  Thank youngcats
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This was a highlight for us. We got there early and played in the bubbling pools above the gorge for hours.

2  Thank summerneety
Reviewed 15 September 2016

An easy hike along the gorge through tropical vegetation is rewarded at the large rock pool with waterfall. Plenty of space For a swim if you wish, or just enjoy the view. The adventurous can climb to the top if desired. Informative guide and adequate...More

Thank NeilandRyoko
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The walk to get to the gorge is really cool, the colour of the water in the creek on the way in almost doesn't look real it's so turquoise. I was nervous about actually swimming in the gorge because you can's really see through the...More

2  Thank emmadilemma2016
Reviewed 3 September 2016

For those that want to limit the amount of dirt road driving this is only 10km. There is however a rocky creek bed in the middle that might stop low clearance vehicles. A standard 2wd station wagon would not make it. C The walk in...More

2  Thank target008
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Maguk would be a highlight of my visit to Kakadu. Besides the beautiful bottom pool, you can climb to the pools above the waterfall. My pictures say it all. Clearest water, and not too much of a shock to get into. But if a walk...More

1  Thank Zaygar
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A little longer walk, nice swim spot, was advised you can walk up the back of it and sit at the top of the falls, we missed where to start climbing up before we got the swim spot, next time :)

Thank Mez103
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely large plunge pool located reasonably close to the main highway road (short unsealed road from turnoff) and only a short walk on an easy track that most could manage. Quite popular but worth a visit.

Thank Raroa7
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KRISTIN H
Is there a charter tour guide to Maguk and Gunlom, Gubara and Ikoymarrwa for hire out of Jabiru? We don't have a 4WD.
29 June 2016|
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Response from Rachael L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure. Best to contact the Kakadu information centre
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