Gunlom Waterfall Creek, Kakadu National Park
(4.8/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Cool off with a dip in Gunlom Waterfall Creek. Sitting at the base of Gunlom Falls, a 30-m (100-ft) waterfall in Kakadu National Park, the natural infinity pool provides expansive views over the park's verdant hills. Walk up to the site on a steep path, taking anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. You can go all the way to the top of the falls, which run as a trickle during dry spells and roar after rains, for the most commanding views. The pool makes a cameo in Crocodile Dundee, but no crocodiles actually reside here. Visit at sunset for the most striking scenery. Plan to see Gunlom Waterfall Creek and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kakadu National Park itinerary builder.
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  • The road in July was one of the worst we encountered, and that included the Gibb River Road. I wouldn't have done it if I didn't have a 4WD. I did see a Mazda 6 in the car park and we passed a VW beet...  more »
  • If you like hiking and also swimming then Gunlom is the perfect option for a day out. The carpark area has toilets, WiFi, and picnic areas. The walk to the top of the swimming holes is about 30 minute...  more »
  • Long trip from from Jabiru, around 150 km. In October it is not a waterfall at all. Unpaved road but 4WD isn't required. Nothing to do really there. It's not worthy the time.