This area is accessible through a Mysterious Portal created after defeating one of the elemental Keepers. Each is in a different area, and opens a gate to a different start in Dierdre's Steps.
- Defeat the Keepers of Earth: Sootberme, southeast of Criterion Waypoint.
- Defeat the Keeper of Light: Ashen Waste, north then slightly west of Avernan Waypoint / south and slightly to the east of Ashen Waypoint.
- Defeat the Keeper of Waves: Gauntlet Gulch, north of Oxbow Isle Waypoint.
- Defeat the Keeper of Winds: The Stychs, southeast of Irwin Isle Waypoint.
Locations and objectives
- Jumping Puzzles
- Hidden Garden
- Cluster of Earth
- Cluster of Light
- Cluster of Waves
- Cluster of Winds
- Diving Goggles
- Mysterious Portal
- Sylvan Chest
If you are missing just a few points on the Maguuma Jungle Explorer Achievement, this is likely one of the missing areas. There's nothing to lead you to it, no skill, heart, POI, or anything else, and it's not obvious to find.