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Jim Jim Falls

Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8938 1120
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Full-Day Twin and Jim Jim Falls 4WD Tour from Jabiru
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3-Day Kakadu National Park and Waterfalls Tour from Darwin
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5-Day 4WD Camping Adventure Including Kakadu, Katherine Gorge and Litchfield...
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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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Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8938 1120
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It takes about half an hour to walk into the falls/pool area from the car park. The walk is not going to be possibly for people with mobility issues. Frequent climbing over rocks with some large gaps to jump across. I was there in August...More

Thank jessiebee1987
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Jim Jim Falls are only suitable for people who are happy to basically rockclimb over boulders for 40 minutes each way, to discover the pools is almost inaccessible and the water dirty. Blame it on the low water flow over the falls, but it was...More

Thank Wanderer039
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The waterfall wasn't really flowing when we were there as it was the dry season. The plunge pool was FREEZING and there were quite a few people swimming. The walk to get to the pool isn't strenuous until the end when there is some rock...More

Thank AlannaZ
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We camped here, great toilets and showers provided. From Gunlom to Jim Jim camping grounds about 1.5hrs drive. Roads VG. Road dirt track that you need to take to Jim Jim falls a rough must hv 4 wheel drive. About 15min drive. BUT the walking...More

Thank rosiecorby
Reviewed 29 July 2017

yep its a word now. the waterhole is freezing but if you can tolerate it swim across to the falls, you won't regret it

Thank Juliaguliadavies
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely 4wd to get into here. The walk along to the bottom of the falls is easy and a nice swim in the freezing water. We climbed to the top where there are rock pools to swim in and a clear, blue water, sandy beach....More

Thank Tania F
Reviewed 24 July 2017

It's a challenging hike to get to the falls, but it's so worth it. The cliff walls are staggeringl and you can swim in the pool at the base of the falls (it was too far for me to swim to the falls themselves but...More

Thank pabloroyal
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This was a fun short walk a bit slow going with kids though as ur rock hopping a lot of the way. Well worth the walk to the plunge pool at the bottom of the falls. Was a truly magnificent place to swim. Drive in,...More

Thank Kirsty K
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We surely visited Jim Jim at its best. There was a good amount of water coming over and it wasn't too busy. A group of girls on a tour provided entertainment with the endless poses they struck for photos to post on social media. The...More

1  Thank Lucasmill1977
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I missed the place last time I was in Kakadu because it was closed. Not this time, It is a bit of a walk in over some rocks but well worth it when you see what is at the other end. Just jump into the...More

Thank PJ005
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11 August 2016|
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Response from Eremitoexplorer | Reviewed this property |
Kakadu is very civilised and they bend over backward to cater to the tourist. We went for 3 days and stayed 8...and could have stayed a month. You can see a lot with a standard car, and yes absolute access. The road are... More