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Manning Gorge

4WD) Manning Rd | Via Gibb River Road, Western Australia 6728, Australia
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Felt a million miles away

The campground is basic, but had everything we needed. After a hot day it was good to plonk in the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
VictoriaRev
Magical early morning experience

We stayed overnight at the campground - try and get a pitch on the edge and enjoy the wilderness... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Angela M
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Sydney, Australia
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4WD) Manning Rd | Via Gibb River Road, Western Australia 6728, Australia
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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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

Thank rk656
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We had just eaten the most expensive scones in the universe at Ellen Brae $516.50. I might add that this does include the cost of a new tyre and the scones were a lovely treat. Then we found Manning Gorge and our spirits were lifted....More

Thank Robyn T
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We camped in the campground with our camping trailer and the sites were large, shaded and quite private. But the amenities were absolutely facility. This was a real shame because the gorge is beautiful and was the walk out to it (filled with wildflowers). And...More

1  Thank Andrea D
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

The Manning Gorge Campground is about 7 km from the Gibb River Road. We stopped at the Mt Barnett roadhouse before driving down to the campsite so you have the chance to grab a cold drink if you wish. Road is generally ok but there...More

1  Thank Kiwitraveling
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