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Jim Jim Falls

Address: Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61889381120
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Spectacular all year - see this area from the ground in the dry season, and from the air in the wet...
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Type: Waterfalls, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Being born in the territory camping is something we do every dry season. This was my first time to jim jim and I was instantly impressed by the camp grounds, heaps of camp sights with fire pits and table and chairs. It wasn't to hard to find fire wood but possibly stop on your drive in to pick up wood... More 

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Michigan City, Indiana
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221 reviews 221 reviews
141 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is a beautiful part of the park and you should go here when you are able to. Our class had a very good time!

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187 reviews 187 reviews
66 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

After a quiet a trip on a dirt road, you do have to walk & climb to reach the falls. The small creek along the route that you need to climb looks tempting for a swim but be carefull, the creek is not fed by waterfall so crocs might be around despite the efforts of the governement to keep the... More 

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Estes Park, Colorado
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103 reviews 103 reviews
24 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A great challenge to make the last bit of trail to the base of Jim Jim Falls in Kakadu National Park. Rewarded with wonderful red stone cliffs and a refreshing dip in the cool pools at the end of the trail. The waterfalls were not flowing so late in the dry season but the scenery and invigorating hike were great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The walk to Jim Jim Falls was not far but over a lot of rocks with no clear path. It was often necessary to steady yourself with your hands and the rocks are very hot in the middle of the day not surprisingly. You need a reasonable level of fitness and to be steady on your feet. The swim at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had a great day at the Jim Jim and twin falls. Took a tour bus as our rental 4wd doesn't allow access to this area in its agreement (worth checking in advance). In the end I don't think we would have enjoyed the self drive as the bus driver earned his money and we sat in comparative comfort. We... More 

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Adelaide
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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We did a 4wd tour with Top End Explorer Tours. Yes, the walk is graded as difficult. The 5 of us on this tour were all over the age of 60 with 1 over 70... so if you are fit and agile with a good sense of balance don't be put off. Most of the walk is in shade as... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great walk but quite difficult especialy towards the end as the rocks are extremely big. The swimming hole is spectacular and very cold but great for a cool down after the walk up there.

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It was a difficult 60km road to the Jim Jim falls with an interesting 4 wheel drive over sand, rocks and a short river crossing. A short boat ride and a 1 km walk over boulders wasn't too difficult to navigate for those with reasonable mobility.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It's important to be aware that this walk is quite challenging and not for someone with mobility or fitness issues.

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