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Address: Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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This is amazing!!

Maguk would be a highlight of my visit to Kakadu. Besides the beautiful bottom pool, you can climb to the pools above the waterfall. My pictures say it all. Clearest water, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Zaygar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Maguk would be a highlight of my visit to Kakadu. Besides the beautiful bottom pool, you can climb to the pools above the waterfall. My pictures say it all. Clearest water, and not too much of a shock to get into. But if a walk over rocks but worth it.

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A little longer walk, nice swim spot, was advised you can walk up the back of it and sit at the top of the falls, we missed where to start climbing up before we got the swim spot, next time :)

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Thank Mez103
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely large plunge pool located reasonably close to the main highway road (short unsealed road from turnoff) and only a short walk on an easy track that most could manage. Quite popular but worth a visit.

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Thank Raroa7
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great swimming spot when we visit visited during the dry season. Plunge pool is divine. Swim across to other side and sit up on rocks or refresh yourself under the waterfall. Few spots to jump off higher rocks but be careful, very slippery. Saw people swimming up top of falls. There is a walking trail but didn't try but probably... More 

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Thank Ellen K
Melbourne Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic walk into the gorge. Challenging in places with uneven rocks and slippery water crossings, but well worth the effort. Great swimming at the end of the gorge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bush waking mountain climbing swimming and watching amazing view for sure its exactly what you want to do when you go outdoor. I highly recommend this place . Me and my friends enjoyed everything that was there

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Thank Arash K
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After half an hour our little Nissan Pulsar was sound and safe at Maguk carpark. So, with will and patience anyone can get there. The waterfall and the pool itself are beautiful and it is a perfect spot for swimming. Not forgetting to later tell your mum you swam where no one could guarantee you there were no salties. We... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 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 keep the water clean and pure.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 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 a 4WD guided tour from Darwin on a hot day in the dry season. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 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 the pool at the end was worth it. It was lovely and big and was... More 

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