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Maguk Gorge

Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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  • Average2%
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“swimming hole” (13 reviews)
“car park” (22 reviews)
“plunge pool” (14 reviews)
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Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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US$ 490 per adult
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US$ 621 per adult
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US$ 907 per adult
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"swimming hole"
in 13 reviews
"car park"
in 22 reviews
"plunge pool"
in 14 reviews
"barramundi"
in 12 reviews
"drop toilet"
in 3 reviews
"emerald green water"
in 2 reviews
"fantastic location"
in 2 reviews
"uneven terrain"
in 2 reviews
"rock pools"
in 8 reviews
"monsoon forest"
in 3 reviews
"dry season"
in 11 reviews
"dirt track"
in 4 reviews
"goat track"
in 2 reviews
"short hike"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful pool"
in 2 reviews
"southern end"
in 2 reviews
"an adventure"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

It is worth the extra effort to walk to the top pools and see the view. However if you want a swim you need to be fairly agile to negotiate the rocks to actually access the water. Apply sunscreen and insect repellant after swimming to...More

Thank paloma057
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

A challenging walk on rocks for about 25 minutes brings you to this awesome gorge with a big plunge pool and a tall waterfall where I have my laps swimming (100m one way), in outback Kakado National Park with a group of 16 people on...More

2  Thank Chong-wah
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This place was magical, and was you walked past the river that said - crocs here, no swimming - it was just so hard to obey. The water was crystal clear and reflecting the sky. It was peaceful and tranquil and so inviting. Walking to...More

Thank Trina B
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Fantasic place for a swim. My favourite place in kakadu! Huge crystal clear water below waterfall and amazing pools above.

Thank Kwai C
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

When I first saw the sign for Maguk Gorge, I thought the pronunciation might be the same as Magic. It's not, it's "Magook", but the place is absolutely magic! A lovely creekside walk (do NOT swim along the way) for about 20 minutes brings you...More

Thank Denise W
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

OMG! What a truely heavenly place... The water is just perfect... just cool enough to be refreshing but not cold... with the waterfalls and the beautiful its just amazing Top tip: From Car Park walking to the Maguk waterfall definately wear reliable footwear... I'm talking...More

Thank Jack_Da_Lad19
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

A walk along the river bed following little triangle signs is definitely worth the oasis at the end of the trek. There is a river crossing about halfway mark but possible to wear hiking boots or runners, as you can navigate the rocks at the...More

Thank sandgroper12391
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

This gorge is a short walk, maybe 20 - 30 mins. You can either go to the main pool with the waterfall, which is beautiful or you can do the walk up to the top of the falls and swim in the plunge pools amongst...More

Thank Alison d
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Little bit of a walk to get there, sandy patches n some rocks to climb over, take good gym shoes with you and be careful not to rush, maguk is beautiful to swim in, was warm aswell, the waterfall is easy enough to swim to...More

Thank storm j
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Walk along the river, on sand and rocks, it's quite good. At the end let's jump into the water and have a swim, the water was really warm if you compare to other river around. Clear and deep! You can also extend a bit your...More

Thank Schlampy21
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KRISTIN H
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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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