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Maguk Gorge

Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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“swimming hole” (12 reviews)
“car park” (20 reviews)
“plunge pool” (13 reviews)
Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot for a swim.wear your runners as bolders and small rocks need to be manouvered over and difficult in thongs.swam over to falls and water perfect.take your water with you. A must place to see.

Thank Lynette C
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

An easy walk along the bank of the creek and you're rewarded with a beautiful waterfall and swimming hole.

Thank Leighton P
Reviewed 24 June 2016

As part of an adventure tour from Cooinda lodge, we visited this waterfall and pool, many going for a swim to the bottom of th falls

Thank BMW1951
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Definately a 4WD trip to get there..walking along a/or in a river bed..the first half easy then came the rocks covered in slippery sand..as I had just injured my knee the week before I was unsteady over the rocks and found the going tough and...More

Thank Worldtraveller243
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29 June 2016|
Response from Rachael L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure. Best to contact the Kakadu information centre