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Jim Jim Falls

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Address: Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61889381120
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Spectacular all year - see this area from the ground in the dry season, and...

Spectacular all year - see this area from the ground in the dry season, and from the air in the wet season.The Jim Jim Area is only accessible by 4WD during the dry season. Visitors can explore the spectacular and challenging walks or take a boat shuttle ride to Twin Falls over crystal clear waters (charges apply). Scenic flights are also very popular, and allow visitors to see the spectacular Jim Jim Falls, which are in full flow only during the wet season

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Good swim

We went during the dry season. It was a bit of a tough walk/climb to get to the Falls, but the effort was well worth it. Refreshing swim at the end.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
SophS5
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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went during the dry season. It was a bit of a tough walk/climb to get to the Falls, but the effort was well worth it. Refreshing swim at the end.

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Gin Gin, Australia
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Due to wet season the only way we could see Jim Jim Falls was flying over.Glad we were able to afford this Spectacular.

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Thank Janice L
Sydney, Australia
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123 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We drove into Jim Jim in mid-October. There was no water coming over the falls but the gorge and billabong were still worth the effort and well worth seeing.

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Thank GDMAUS
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely worth doing. There's no point doing this if your just going to take picture and leave 5 mins later. Sit down and relax on the beaches, take in your amazing surroundings and after all that rock scrambling definitely go for a swim (it's perfectly safe, crocs can't get up the rocks to the pools)

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Thank Ronan Q
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107 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

It is funny how some people complain because they didn't plan their trip properly or just because when they went it was still end of wet season or dry season and they couldn't get in or they did and falls were dry... Bad luck people, nature happens, next time plan better.. On the other hand, it is a long walk,... More 

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2 Thank Francisco P
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

As our visit was towards the end of the dry and with the now repeated 'small' wet seasons there was no water coming over the falls, however the gorge was nonetheless spectacular. We chose Top End Explorer Tours for the small group size (only 6 people), although sadly we understand Steve may not be continuing with these tours to Jim... More 

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1 Thank Robyn S
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This is beautiful spot for a swim - a must do while in the area. The falls had dried up when I went but the pools were still full. Definitely do the Twin Falls in the same journey! Also check out Maguk!! I think it is better!

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Wallaroo
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192 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

It's a long slow 4wd drive through corrugations and some sand to get to the car park, followed by a reasonably strenuous walk into the pool. Fair bit of rock hopping at the end. Pretty hot and steamy by the time we got to the pool at the base of the falls. Great to get into the water. The falls... More 

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Erina, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

The walk in to the falls was only 900m,but it was pretty tough in the heat and climbing over boulders. But, the swim at the end under the tall cliffs was worth it. So glad we made the effort to come out to Jim Jim and Twin Falls.

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sydney
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Driving through corrugated, soft sands,creeks and rocks, you definitely need a 4 wheel drive to get to the parking area. From here it took me 2 hours just to reach the plunge pool.I did not carry on to the actual fall ( another 20 minutes) as I was told there was no water, besides I was very exhausted & had... More 

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