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White Water Rafting on the Barron River [CNS140]
Day Tour, White Water Rafting on the Barron River . Cairns, Australia.

Discover a fun and exciting way to discover the pristine rainforest, with a half day of rafting on the Barron River!

Located just 20 minutes outside of Cairns, the half day raft is perfectly suited for the first time adventurer! This tour can be arranged from Cairns, the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas.

No previous experience is necessary to raft these exhilarating grade 1 to 3 rapids through the majestic scenery of Barron Gorge National Park. You don’t even need to know how to swim as you will be fitted with a helmet and lifejacket and have your experienced river guide at your side.


Here you can feel the rush of rafting within the awesome wilderness of Australia’s tropical rainforests with operations all year round, tropical water temperatures and breath-taking scenery and rapids. So take a ride through our planet’s oldest continuously growing tropical rainforests on rivers that still run totally wild. Take home the memories and be sure to smile as professional photographers take your pictures which are available for purchase at the end of the day! Last stop is at the cafe where you can take a break and have some drinks before returning to your accommodation.

Operates Daily; Departs: 2:15pm & Return: 5:00pm

Need to Know By booking this tour you confirm that you do not have a medical condition that would make it unsafe to participate. If you are pregnant you will be unable to raft. If you have a medical condition or are unsure that you are physically able to participate, we recommend that you consult with a medical practitioner. Prior to your rafting trip you will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and sign our liability waiver (either online or on paper). Minimum Ages: 13 years or older; Payable on Board: AUD$25.00 Environmental Levy

Inclusions Return transfers from accommodations; 2 hours of rafting; Equipment: life jacket, helmet, spray jacket ; Experienced river guide; Light refreshments

Upgrades Full Day Tully River (Grades 3-4)