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Make the 1km journey through lush monsoon forest to discover a pristine waterfall and the enticing crystal clear pools of Maguk waiting for you.

One of Kakadu's lesser-known attractions, Maguk is a pristine natural waterfall and plunge pool at the base of steep gorge walls.

Spot the spangled drongos and rainbow pitas in the rainforest, swim with the black bream in the plunge pool and marvel at the majestic endemic Anbinik trees along the rocky slopes.

Located an hour's drive south from Cooinda, Maguk is accessed from a 14km four-wheel drive track off the Kakadu Highway, followed by a one kilometre walk through monsoon forests, crossing Barramundi Creek.

A 4WD is required to access the site.

An entry fee is required to enter Kakadu National Park.

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    • Natural Attractions

    Opening times

    Daily, 24 hours. Closures are likely between November and April.

    Entry cost

    Free entry

    Facilities

    • Barbeque
    • Carpark
    • Picnic Area

    Activities

    • Camping
    • Swimming
    • Walk
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