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White Water Rafting / Tubing

Cairns is host to a variety of white water adventures. Enjoy the thrills and spills of white water rafting in beautiful North Queensland where our gorges and rivers are surrounded by lush tropical rainforest.

The Barron River provides a half day option and is a good introduction to white water rafting. Experience a fun filled 2 hours of rafting up to grade 3 rapids.

The famous Tully River is the most popular rafting river within Australia and New Zealand. This is a full day tour where you can experience the excitement of 5 hours rafting up to grade 4 rapids, and for the most adventurous there is the Xtreme option to enhance your adrenalin pumping Tully River Rafting Tour. Cairns is also the only place in Australia where you can participate in Rapid Boarding which is a unique and exciting white water adventure.

River Tubing Tours are also available for those that want a less extreme option and prefer a calmer water alternative. This option is great fun for the whole family with the minimum age being 5 years.

There is something suitable for all levels of skills and experience with pick-ups available from assorted Cairns locations. Please enquire if you need anymore information

3 Day Cairns Adventure BGroup Package - Cape Tribulation + Atherton Tablelands + Barron Rafting (FF)


Rates from: $406

This 3 Day Cairns Adventure Group Package is great value for money.  You will get a full day guided tour to the Daintree and Cape Tribulation Rainforest, a full day guided tour to the Atherton Tablelands, a half day white water rafting tour on the Barron River and half day tou of river tubing.  During your 3 days you visit the oldest living rainforest, Mossman Gorge, the Barron Gorge and a variety of beautiful waterfalls.  This package is designed for the backpacker or budget traveller.

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Barron River Rafting Packages (RT)


Rates from: $259

The Barron River is perfect for anyone who has never tried White Water Rafting or those looking for an afternoon of fun and excitement.  Your guide will take you on a rafting tour through the Barron Gorge national park aboard your 8 person inflatable where you can experience up to grade 3 rapids. With guaranteed water levels all year round, you will enjoy two (2) hours of white water rafting on this half day adventure tour.   There is a variety of other activities to choose from to create your own 1 or 2 day package, such as Bungy Jumping, Hot Air Ballooning, or an Outer Reef Cruise.

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Foaming Fury - Half Day Barron River Rafting


Rates from: $129

Join Foaming Fury's professional team for an afternoon of thrills and spills on the Barron River. Travel just 20 minutes North West of Cairns to the Barron River and let Foaming Fury's guide entertain you in eight person rafts. Spend two hours paddling rapids up to Grade 3. Barron River is a Dam controlled river, allowing consistent supplies of water all year round. A professional photographer accompanies each tour, providing top quality rafting photographs for purchase.

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Foaming Fury - Half Day Family Rafting


Rates from: $128

The Family Rafting Half Day Tour is a fantastic introduction to White Water Rafting. This fun and exciting tour is designed for children aged 6 – 11 years and operates on the lower section of the Barron River rapids and Lake Placid, in the Barron Gorge National Park.  The whole family will experience the thrills of paddling in rapids graded 1 – 2, under the watchful eye and tuition of fully trained and certified River Guides.

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Half Day River Tubing


Rates from: $84

This river tubing tour is operated by Foaming Fury.  Have a great 2 hours of river tubing fun on either the Behana Gorge or Mulgrave River.  Enjoy the beautiful scenery, free morning or afternoon snack and is suitable for the whole family (minimum age is 5 yrs).

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Hot Air Balloon Packages (RT)


Rates from: $326

There are quite a few all in a day packages available for anyone interested in combining Hot Air Ballooning with another activity.  As the ballooning is a very early morning tour, it allows time to add on another activity to make the most out of your day.  Options can include Kuranda Train and Skyrail, ATV Quad Bike Tours, Horse Riding or White Water Rafting.

 

 

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Rafting + Skydive Packages (RT)


Rates from: $440

You can choose the "Thrills & Spills" Package which includes a 14,000ft Cairns Skydive and a half day white rafting tour on the Barron River. Bus transfers are included.

Or you can choose the "Super Thrills & Spills" Package which includes 1 Full Day of White Water Rafting on the famous Tully River with BBQ lunch (you can also choose to upgrade to the EXTREME Tully Rafting).  Then on a separate day experience the thrill of an amazing 14,000ft Cairns Skydive.  Return bus transfers are included both days. 

Or you can choose the 2 Day "Mission Possible" Package which includes 1 Full Day of White Water Rafting on the famous Tully River with BBQ lunch (you can also choose to upgrade to the EXTREME Tully Rafting). Then on a separate day experieince the thrill of an amazing 14,000ft Mission Beach Skydive.  Return bus transfers from Cairns included both days.

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Raging Thunder - Full Day Tully River Rafting


Rates from: $194

SPECIAL - BOOK A TULLY RIVER CLASSIC OR EXTREME RAFTING TOUR AND RECEIVE A FREE FITZROY ISLAND ACTIVITY PASS 1 (NO LUNCH PROVIDED)

**Must book and travel before 14th December 2018.

Raging Thunger offers a full day of white water rafting on the mighty Tully River.  This tour includes return transfers, unch and 5 hours of rafting on grade 3-4 rapids.  There is also the option to go Extreme for the adrenalin junkies.  The Tully River is located 2 hours south of Cairns and is renowned for being one of the best rivers within Australia and New Zealand.

 

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Raging Thunder: Half Day Barron River Rafting


Rates from: $129

The Barron River is perfect for anyone who has never tried White Water Rafting or those looking for an afternoon of fun and excitement.  Your guide will take you on a rafting tour through the Barron Gorge national park aboard your 8 person inflatable where you can experience up to grade 3 rapids. With guaranteed water levels all year round, you will enjoy two (2) hours of white water rafting on this half day adventure tour. 

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Rapid Boarders - Australia's ONLY River Boarding Tour - Tully River


Rates from: $250

This is Australia's ONLY White Water River Boarding Tour.  Lying face first on a world-class river board, you will experieince up to grade 3 rapids along the famous Tully River.  Our full day tour is very personalised as we limit numbers to a maximum of 12 participants, so we can keep it interesting, safe, fun and exciting.

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Tully River Rafting Packages (RT)


Rates from: $353

The famous Tully River provides a fantastic full day white water rafting experience.  Your day includes up to grade 4 rapids, 5 hours of rafting, lunch and return bus transfers.  You can combine the Tully River Rafting Tour with another activity to make your own 2 Day Package.  There is a variety of other activities to choose from such as Bungy Jumping or Fitzroy Island- Sea Kayaking.

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XPASS - Experience Co (RT)


Rates from: $349

The EXPASS gives you the ultimate savings on a variety of different packages. Package can include a 14,000ft Cairns Skydive, a full day or half day of White Water Rafting, a full day Outer Reef Cruise onboard Reef Magic or Calypso, a day on Fitzroy Island or Green Island, Canyoning Experience, Sea Kayaking or Hot Air Ballooning.  These packages are great value for those wanting an adventure packed Cairns holiday.

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