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Galvans Gorge

4WD Galvans Way | 300 km east of Derby, near Mt Barnett Roadhouse, Derby, Western Australia 6728, Australia
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Peaceful and lovely

Honestly, this small little gorge was one of our trip's highlights. During our stay there were... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Marcell1989
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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
Picturesque Falls & pool

A truely beautiful, picturesque waterfall and perfect waterhole or pool - ideal for a cooling swim... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Brian C
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Robina, Australia
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“swimming hole” (5 reviews)
“great swim” (3 reviews)
“stunning spot” (2 reviews)
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4WD Galvans Way | 300 km east of Derby, near Mt Barnett Roadhouse, Derby, Western Australia 6728, Australia
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Honestly, this small little gorge was one of our trip's highlights. During our stay there were little tourists, making this our own "little secret gem". It's a free gorge, so bear this in mind when visiting. The Manning gorge which is close by requires a...More

Thank Marcell1989
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A truely beautiful, picturesque waterfall and perfect waterhole or pool - ideal for a cooling swim on a hot day. A fascinating little Wandjana rock art example can also be found here - look for it on the right hand rock face, about half way...More

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Galvan's Gorge was fantastic - less than 10 min walk in, water monitors, wandjina art and a swing rope. Our 7&9 yr olds loved it. Small waterfall but still flowing and a good deep waterhole. Loved by the whole family and we had it mostly...More

Thank mellifam
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot in the Gibb about 15 minutes walk to the water hole. This is a small gorge that can get crowded so early is best. It is easy to swim to the falls and sit with the water pummelling your back. Not the coldest...More

Thank ML123456789943
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

So beautiful, it looks like it was designed by the worlds greatest landscape architect. Parking needs to be sorted out and the fence/gate fixed so it is clear that driving the last few hundred metres is not permitted.

Thank busgeo
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little gorge and waterfall 10 minutes walk off the gibb road. As soon as we saw this lovely spot my first impression was that, This is exactly the type of pool that I want landscaped into my backyard, very piece full...More

Thank relaxed082010
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Great gorge with a wonderful plunge pool. Supposed to be little known but there were plenty of people there when we were there.

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This Gorge is easy to access and is a great place for a swim. You can sit under the beautiful waterfall, swim or just take in the surrounds. We were there on a reasonably quiet part of the day with about 20 other people and...More

Thank 9waynep
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is the most accessible of the gorges we visited off the Gibb Rd. It is about 750 metres off the road, and relatively easy walking. It is a picture perfect setting with a waterfall at the head of the gorge. It has a great...More

Thank cet1991
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

There is a relatively short walk to this gorge but not good if you have mobility problems negotiating parts of the track. There are no changing or toilet facilities so if privacy is an issue best change before going. The waterhole is quite lovely for...More

Thank Barbara4068
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