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Address: Waterfall Creek | Kakadu National Park, Jabiru, Northern Territory, Australia

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A must go, strongly recommend 4WD - Rough roads

the drive in was painful for us because we were on a 2WD. Total regret not renting a 4WD. it would have been much faster. The roads in are unpaved and rough.. Hike up to Gunlom... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

the drive in was painful for us because we were on a 2WD. Total regret not renting a 4WD. it would have been much faster. The roads in are unpaved and rough.. Hike up to Gunlom Pool is rocky but not too bad. Just be wary of loose rocks and make sure you have a firm footing. The view is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Lovely plunge pool at the bottom. Only a trickle of water over the falls at this time of year. Short but steep climb to the top pools, which includes a natural infinity pool features in many tourist brochures. Safe swimming at the top - crocs can't make it up that high. Return trip takes about an hour. Many families with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The signs said this was 4wd access only. If you grew up in the bush, then this is a very normal road. Biggest problem was the speeding 4wds! Great facilities at the base pool, and a light climb to the top of the falls. Spectacular views from top. Top is a plunge pool, bottom is a massive swimming hole.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If you end up in the northern territory then Kakadu and Litchfield national parks are not to be missed!! Amazing waterffalls, landscape is just breathtaking! I don't think i need to say much, because the pics speak for themselves. You must not miss this place! One of the best places i've been!

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Eltham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Difficult dirt road, lovely grounds, long steep trek up to absolutely fantastic rock pools with excellent views including overlooking large swimming lagoon at the foot of the falls. Only worry was that lagoon was closed because of crocodile risk, but inexplicably opened upon arrival of aboriginal "tourists" from New South Wales. Not safe for white tourists but safe for aboriginals???

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Beautiful waterfall, great place to cool down and enjoy the view. Sturdy walk to the top, but well worth it! It has been 5 years ago, but I still remember the beauty of it!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This place is just magic! The pool at the bottom of the falls as well as the rock pools up top are beautiful and one of the best places in Kakadu

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Gunlom features a pool at the bottom of the waterfall that is accessible for almost anybody. This is a large pool that is deep only a short distance from the edge. Be careful if you or your children cannot swim competently. But it is a great place. The plunge pools are located ABOVE the waterfall. Getting there involves a solid... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Swimming hole at base is worth the rough road trip in even if the walk to the top is too much for you - a great way to spend the day! Thoroughly recommend this part of Kakadu so don't miss it just because you think you can't make it to the top for the plunge pools & the views.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It is a about a 40 - 45 minute walk straight up to these pools - but the view at the top is stunning. The pools at the top were lovely and refreshing and there are some trees for shade.Not for the feint hearted! You do need to be in reasonable condition to climb up. But there is a pool... More 

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