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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 4 weeks ago

Only a short walk to this pool. The setting is like in a romantic cinema story. The water is not cold and under the small waterfall (September) it is one of the most beautuful and secluded settings we visited. The rock painting is special also.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This is a gorgeous & easily accessible gorge on the Gibb River Road. It is just so picturesque & a delightful place to stop for a swim. I would have to say that this is one of my most favorite spots on the Gibb. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Margaret A
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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marcell1989
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Brian C
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mellifam
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ML123456789943
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank G C
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lisa W
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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