Warren Gatland's squad head home on Saturday after narrowly missing out on the tournament's bronze medal. They lost 21-18 to Australia on Friday but have still enjoyed their strongest World Cup campaign since 1987.
Wales face the Wallabies again in a Millennium Stadium friendly on December 3, before launching their RBS Six Nations preparations for a tournament that should see them installed as title favourites.
"We thought we could beat Australia and do something special," back-row forward Jones said. "We really wanted to finish with a medal.
"We hoped to leave with the third-place medal, but it has been a good tournament and we put Wales back on the rugby map.
"We came here with (some) players who we didn't know if they could play at this level, but we can be proud of what we have done.
"Some guys have played the best rugby of their careers, and we have to build on that.
"We play Australia at the Millennium Stadium in December, and then there is the Six Nations, so there are chances for us to build on this."
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