Take on the river rapids of the Tully River and Barron River with white water rafting adventures from Cairns and Port Douglas! Step into the purpose-built raft and prepare for five hours of exhilarating white water rafting in this stunning location. The Tully River enjoys guaranteed water levels all year round making it the perfect activity at any time of year, while the Barron River acts as an ideal rafting location for first-timers and kids. Rafting either the Tully River or Barron River, are considered two of the must-do adventures when in Far North Queensland as it is something that anyone can do! No previous experience is required as all tours include tuition on the day by professional rafting guides.

Choose from a full day rafting adventure on the Tully River with accommodation transfers from Cairns and the Northern Beaches, a half day adventure on the Barron River with either transfers from Cairns and the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas.

Meet the operator

Operator profile

Name: Lloyd
Company: Raging Thunder

"Make sure to let your River Guide know if you’re nervous or if you’re really enthusiastic about the day, then they can tailor the trip more to suit your expectations."

Top tips

"You’re going to need your energy today! Because we travel about 2 hours South of Cairns to get to the Tully River, it’s a good idea to have some breakfast before your pick up in the morning."