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Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As with anywhere in Kakadu, you must travel, often along long and dusty corrugated roads, to get to the real gems of this place. Gunlom is one of them. But well worth it. And the hike up to the rock holes up the top of...More

Thank Melmooonshine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful spot. The only draw back is that it is around 30kms of extremely corrugated road. The maps say you can take 2 wheel drives in which you can, but I wouldn't expect to come out unscathed. It is really a 4...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the trip to gunlom is hard, 40k offroad to the parking lot and then about 1k up the steep rocky mountain to reach the pool. However, the hike is definitely worth it to enjoy this marvellous infinity pool.

Thank Marshase
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a fairly rough road in but all 4wds are fine and probably most 2wds if they take it easy. A large lagoon at the bottom but the highlight are the rock pools at the top. It is a steep rock hopping climb to...More

Thank Damon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we visited during end of the dry season and the waterfall was only a trickle, this is still an amazing place. There is a campsite and parking right next to the bottom of the falls with a large pool that is safe to...More

Thank pauljoem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to spend the say, get there early, pick your spot and spend the day on the beach under the trees. You can also take a hike up to the top and enjoy the views. Not for the light hearted. Its rocky and hot....More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This place is incredible and so worth the hike up the hill. It is a bucket list place you will never forget. Suggest you don't do what I did and hime up at 1.30pm. It is incredibly hot to climb a rock goat track. If...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

So first the drive! If you’re used to unsealed roads it’s probably fine. If you’re not, it’s 37km of bone shaking corrugated dirt and gravel road. We’d check with the car hire company that we were ok to go so best make sure you do...More

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Was recommended by friends to visit. Was not disappointed. The road in was about 35km of corrugated roads which was rough but doable in a standard car. And hey you're in the territory so it's part of the adventure. While near the later half of...More

Thank TareeTim
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Driving from Cooinda, Kakadu, down to Katherine we wanted to see the much raved about Gunlom falls and the Infinity pools and it didn't disappoint. Firstly the drive in is a good 20 to 40 minutes over corrugated roads, it pays to let a bit...More

Thank Dean F
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Wendy S
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Response from tess411 | Reviewed this property |
No problems with a normal car
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PrashantFiji
29 July 2017|
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Response from AdrianT-Perh | Reviewed this property |
We were there in May when it had just opened for tours and the lower pool was closed due to crocs, which was actually the case with most lower pools at that time of year but it can happen any time depending upon the... More
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laycocks
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Response from Marksies | Reviewed this property |
Not guided, from the campground, as there is no office, but you can organise tours from Darwin, or in Kakadu centres in Jabiru and Cooinda and the Kakadu Visitors centre, or Google Kakadu and select tours and information... More
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