Jardine River National Park

Jardine River National Park

Jardine River National Park
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JGDynamo
Canada2,084 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Friends
We were in the Jardine River National Park last week when we were in the North Peninsula area. It’s not busy at all, a few locals at one point passing by and really isolated camping where we were outdoorsmen and enjoyed the peace and quiet and the beach to ourselves. Perfect place, no one around, peaceful and serene, loved it.
Written 11 August 2016
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ElenaSUN73
Regents Park, Australia39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Family
We stayed one night at Eliot Falls campsite. Swimming in twin falls and Eliot Falls was amazing! Water is so clean and warm enough to swim... very enjoyable experience. Toilets on campsite were quiet disappointing due to lack of toilet paper and cleanness. No showers or drinking water. Huge camping places, which you need to book upfront online because it's government site. Good news - it's cheap. Recommend to book campsite closest to river (look at site map).
Written 8 September 2018
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CJJ
Portland, OR77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2016 • Solo
Got there just past dark so we decided to stay the night on the river bank. So wonderful to spend the night hearing the rushing water nearby.
Written 1 August 2016
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Peter E
Brisbane, Australia61 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2016 • Family
Jardine River ferry

You have to use the ferry to get onto the tip of Australia - it's the only crossing, as the traditional owners have bull dozed the approaches to the previous 4WD crossing. Operates 8:30 to 5:00 in tourist season, down to a few days a week in the wet season. We arrived exactly at the end of the 12:00 to 1:00 lunch break, to find a long queue forming waiting to buy tickets. We needed petrol - asked the only guy on duty to turn the pump on - obviously didn't know how to do it from the console. Many excuses - finally "our electricity is a little flaky" - this is local dialect for "I don't care a stuff". Meant we had to chase around latter that afternoon around Bamaga to find petrol.

Line for ferry tickets was getting longer, crowd started grumbling, sole operator fluffing around. Return trip was $99.00 which is outrageous for a 3 minute ride - the Daintree is $14.00 one way, $25.00 return. And where you may read of supplies at the store -forget it - when I was there all the shelves were all empty.

So Tourism Cape York is doing a Sterling job promoting the Cape, it's a pity to see it hindered by this blatant overcharging and Amateur Hour amongst the staff. Recommended ?? - you have no choice when travelling north, put this down in list of reip-offs.
Written 16 August 2016
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HappyBuddha247
Melbourne, Australia442 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2016 • Friends
We trekked in to the isolated camp sites at Mutee Heads and found them an excellent place to camp. The beaches were pristine which was a nice change. The drive into the mouth of the Jardine was soft and sandy but well worth it providing expansive views across the river mouth and broad sandy flats. We were able to view Sea Eagles and any number of water birds feeding and patrolling the waters.
Written 6 August 2016
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surferdude083
British Columbia, Canada114 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2016 • Couples
Perfect the way it is.
Don't change a thing.
Wonderful to have this park in this pristine natural beautiful environment.
The camp ground is excellent. Thanks making these facilities available.
Beautiful.
Written 16 November 2016
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Peter R
Maroochydore, Australia2,376 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
It was great driving through the park and we stopped for a swim at fruit bat falls, at Eliot Creek, which is a must. You can have a picnic here as well.
Written 30 September 2021
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Nicky L
76 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2018 • Family
Beautiful place to visit. Great for photography and nature lovers. The waterfalls exceeded my expectations and were amazing. The drive was pretty cool as i love outback Australia and our famous red dirt . A must to do, so add to you bucket list. You can swim in these waterfalls and a great place to cool down from the heat. Do not swim in the river, there are crocs. Great Bara fishing in the river, ask the locals on the river crossing ferry for the best spots.
Written 14 October 2018
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221jodi
Outtrim, Australia327 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2018 • Couples
Few tips for the ferry. They are closed between 12 and 1pm and the queues to get tickets after this time are very long. It’s expensive, cost us $130 with a car and camper and 2 adults. There is talk that it is going eftpos only but make sure you have cash as this electronic network is unreliable. It can also break down, te ferry that is, so it’s difficult to pre book anything the other side. On a good note they were efficient at placing vehicles on quickly and lets face it we need the service.
Written 29 July 2018
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Jonique Life
Australia1,605 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Couples
For the Jardine River Ferry Crossing make sure you factor this cost into your budget when planning your trip to the tip, return crossing will set you back between $100-250 depending on the size of your rig and what you are towing, this cost also includes a land tax of sorts and allows you to free camp on selected aboriginal owned land north of the river, not National Parks

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Written 20 April 2021
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