Cairns is the adventure capital of Australia and offers the best selection of White Water Rafting Tours which are available all year round with warm water and tours that cater to all experience levels.
The Barron River Rafting tour is a short rafting tour, as the Barron River is located quite closely in relation to Cairns and is an excellent option for those short on time or would like to start their rafting adventure by doing an easier tour. The Barron River White Water Rafting Tour includes accommodation transfers from your hotel, all rafting equipment (including life jacket, helmet and spray jacket), a Devonshire Tea and an opportunity to purchase some photos and of course, full instruction with a trained white water guide. The Barron River Half Day Tour is perfect for ages 13 to 99, all fitness levels, and at only 20 minutes from the heart of Cairns; can be combined with many other activities to maximise your day.
The Tully River offers Australia’s most famous white water rafting adventure. The Tully River offers an action packed experience filled with fun, thrills and spills on a day you will never forget. The tour allows for an extreme five hour white water adventure in remote World Heritage Rainforest. A day on the Tully River will return coach transfers from accommodation in a luxury air conditioned coaches with a scenic drive to Tully through cloud-covered coastal mountains, clear rivers and streams, fields of sugar cane and exotic fruits. On commencing your White Water Rafting Tour you will negotiate up to 45 rapids of varying degrees of difficultly which include the unforgettable ‘Alarm Clock’, ‘Wet & Moisty’, ‘Stair Case’ and the dramatic ‘Theatre’ before taking the time to enjoy a riverside BBQ lunch opposite Ponytail Falls. After enjoying the break you will commence rafting the afternoon’s remaining rapids. At the end of the day, pack up your raft, change into dry clothes and enjoy light refreshments while you watch a replay of your adventurous day on the big screens before returning back to Cairns. The Grade 4 Tully River is an extreme full day rafting experience with up to 45 rapids. Take the plunge and try raft surfing, rapid swimming and rock jumping with your guide!
For the ultimate adrenalin junky there is nothing to compare to the North Jonstone White Water Rafting tours. The North Johnstone is a steep, natural flow river that carves its way through a spectacular volcanic gorge. Limited frequency of departures, restricted group sizes and stringent National Park permits ensure that the North Johnstone River and surrounding ancient rainforests are preserved for all time, enabling rafters a rare glimpse of a very precious and untouched part of North Queensland’s World Heritage Rainforests. The 4 Day North Expedition is rated in the Top 10 wilderness adventures in the world, and is a once-in-a-lifetime White Water Rafting experience! From the exhilarating helicopter ride in, through 4 days of gigantic Grade 5 rapids, breathtaking scenery and unforgettable companions, to the serenity of camping 3 nights under the stars in riverside rainforest clearings, you’ll never experience anything like it. The Grade 5 North Johnstone Camping Trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Helicopter in to location and raft out! Over 4 fun filled awesome days. Not for the faint of heart!
Destination: Barron River Duration: 2 Hours White Water Rafting
White Water Rafting is the most exciting and fun way to discover the pristine rainforest of Tropical North Queensland, and has the advantage of departures all year round, tropical water temperatures and ease of access to compliment breath-taking scenery and rapids.
Destination: Tully River Duration: 5 Hours White Water Rafting
Experience Australia’s most famous rafting adventure. Enjoy an action packed experience filled with fun, thrills and spills on a day you will never forget. Join the thousands of people every year who raft the Tully River in this extreme five hour white water adventure in remote World Heritage Rainforest.
Destination: Tully River Xtreme Rafting Duration: Full Day T our
Xtreme rafting is a small, exclusive trip with our very best river guides taking you on the wildest ride possible through the more thrilling paths to the best rapids. You can also go rock jumping, rapid swimming and raft surfing throughout the day.
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