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4WD) Manning Rd | Via Gibb River Road, Western Australia 6728, Australia
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

There are many gorges along the Gibb River Road and this is not the best one. It is a long walk from the camp and the fond memories that you might have had are forgotten after the long slog back to the camp.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Worst place I’ve stayed at in 4 months travelling. Very expensive and only 3 toilets and 3 showers for very busy campground. There were approximately 300 campers. The generator is turned off at approx 8pm. So toilets in darkness and cold showers. Que was huge...More

Thank debconxx
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Manning Gorge is an absolute must on any Gibb River Road trip. My partner and I stayed 2 nights at the Manning Gorge Campground which is located about 7km from the Gibb River Rd. Bookings and payment are made at the Mt Barnett Roadhouse before...More

Thank ZaylaT
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The campground is basic, but had everything we needed. After a hot day it was good to plonk in the waterhole. Got up at dawn the next day to walk to Manning Gorge. A highlight of the Gibb River road. Nothing like wading through a...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We stayed overnight at the campground - try and get a pitch on the edge and enjoy the wilderness - and made an early morning start to the Gorge. Fun crossing of the creek on a push-you-pull-me leaky boat, then a nice walk. Even early...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here with our tour group and had a very good time. There is lots of bird life and although the walk to the Gorge is hard the views and surrounding landscape are beautiful.

Thank 9waynep
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely stay mt Barnett caravan park had to swim across manning river to get to the start of the walk 3.5km very rocky and tiring but worth seeing the manning water fall had a swim glorious day loved every second of it

Thank Charmaine/Chris J
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The Gorge is pretty but you are not told you have to cross a deep creek to commence the walk which is otherwise an easy stroll But the camp is a disgrace totally feral up to 600 people in peak season with only 3 toilets...More

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

For our kids this gorge was the highlight across the Gibb river Rd. Campground was spacious and allowed fires. Amenities were appreciated though not the main attraction. Had cold showers the two nights we were there! We still thought it well worth it!

Thank Kathryn Y
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Campground very basic, overpriced for what's on offer but a good enough place to stay to explore Manning Gorge - the walk is worth it on arrival at the magnificent falls and swimming holes. No wheelchair facilities at the campground, and only the first swimming...More

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