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We did a 4WD tour from Cooinda Lodge, so drove from there to the car park. The road off the highway is about 10 km and you need a 4WD to get there. The hike in was about 30 or more minutes reasonably easy until...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 2luv2ski
Reviewed October 3, 2019

We had only intended visiting Gunlom Falls but Maguk came very highly recommended to us so we made the time to visit and glad we did. Unlike Gunlom, where the base of the falls is only a few hundred metres away from the carpark....it is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

Went on a tour and so glad we got to go to Maguk as it had been recommended. Simply beautiful place. Must swim if you go.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lyndaj358
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful clear water in Maguk Gorge. One of my favourites on this trip. Water is clear and clean. Nice refreshing dip. The walk in is ok, a few boulder scrambles but not too bad. Your feet might get a bit wet on the way in....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful location for some much needed cooling off in a croc-free pool. We walked to the top which took only around 30 mins via a small track across the river. Rock jumping and swimming amongst the pools was one of the highlights of our...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank faye1901
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Such a pretty walk into the falls....the colours in the water along the river walking in were so pretty, you could even see fish. You had to hop across the river on large rocks to cross but it wasn't difficult. There were little red triangular...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank rfm013
Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a relaxing weekend at Maguk. Recommend arriving early to get a good camping spot. Early morning walk to waterfall and swim was invigorating. Didn’t enjoy the idiots jumping off rocks!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Beverley P
Reviewed August 14, 2019

A drive down a unsealed road to Maguk car park and a short, it says 1 hour return but took as a bit quicker. The walk there is quite easy and flat until the end where its a of walking over rocks then the water...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank thesearch12
Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

Another great gorge/swimming hole adventure, a most stunning and relatively easy walk to the falls from the car park. It is like an oasis the whole way yet the destination still provides wow factor when you get there. Simply stunning.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 834shaned
Reviewed July 11, 2019

The walk to the water hole is well worth it. The water was cold but appreciated after a hot day. It wasn't difficult to walk to the falls

Date of experience: June 2019
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