Jim Jim Falls, Kakadu National Park

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See the largest waterfall in Kakadu National Park, the Jim Jim Falls. The near vertical cliffs form a spectacular, steep 200 m (660 ft) drop for water that overflows from the rocky plateau top’s creeks and rivers onto floodplains below. In this dry and harsh environment, water volume varies from dramatic fall to a trickle in the dry season. You can access the falls only during the dry season and by 4WD. Camp in the area near to Jim Jim to see why the isolated and remote falls made it to the World Heritage List. Make Jim Jim Falls a centerpiece of your Kakadu National Park vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kakadu National Park trip itinerary planner.
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  • We flew over Jim Jim falls in full water flow it was wonderful. I loved the whole Kakadu experience. 
  • Do it if you can. It's somewhat expensive at €240 per head for the hour trip but you really get a different perspective of the park and the falls. We had incredible views of all the waterfalls in the ...  more »
  • Jim Jim falls is a 45 minute drive from Coolinda, along a badly corrugated unsurfaced road. Upon reaching JIm Jim there is a further 1 km hike along a track strewn with boulders of all sizes. Walking ...  more »
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  • 4wd in. (2 hours from Cooinda) Challenging hike 1hr but not super difficult. End result is amazing! An incredible swim beneath falls and the 2nd pool is great too. (Dry season) Bring lots of water/drinks and food. Be careful on rocks especially the boulders at end. Enjoy!
  • Nice 4wd to reach site and great bushwalk to falls. Choose your season to visit; mid-late dry season sees no falls, only plunge pool. Beautiful though.
  • An amazing waterfall with a plunge pool that is fantastic for a swim
  • Nice bush drive to the falls. The walking track to the beach and base of the falls were abit challenging for an unfit member of our party. It would have been great to see water over the falls if we had come a little later in the season. Still worth the effort just make sure you have good foot wear and water.
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