Cairns White Water Rafting

Half Day and Full Day White Water Rafting Experience, Canyoning 

For Cairns’ largest range of white water rafting trips contact our tourist information center and ask for our white water rafting specialist who can assist you with all options including half day and full day white water rafting packages and self drive options for all locations including Barron River and Tully River white water rafting.

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For the largest range of Cairns white water rafting tours, contact Cairns Beaches Visitor Information Centre. Cairns has Australia’s most famous rafting adventures, a highlight of a Cairns and Mission Beach visit. This would be a fantastic introduction with your rafting experience filled with lots of fun and excitement. You will experience one of the world’s most amazing rainforests while rafting through the white water rapids of the mighty Tully River or Barron Gorge. Choose full day rafting on the Tully River or half day Barrow River Rafting. With 3 different rafting companies operating in Cairns, contact our Visitor Information Centre for the rafting tour that best suits your needs.


Each raft is operated by a trained river guide who provides guidance on the correct techniques during the day.

All tuition provided, no experience required

 Guaranteed water levels all year round

Free Accommodation transfers

Cold packed picnic lunch beside the Tully river

Safety Briefing

Includes all rafting gear and instructions


Water rafting is not suitable if pregnant

Minimum age is 13 years, anyone under 18 years must travel with a responsible guardian or adult

For safety purposes, anyone who is found under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be permitted to participate and there will be no refunds available

 To participate in Xtreme Rafting you must be competent and confident swimmers and are able to understand English at a good level

Please advise rafting company if you have any medical conditions, disabilities or impairments to review suitability of participant.

What to bring/wear?

Secure Footwear

Baseball Cap

Beach Wear


Dry clothing and Towel

Daily Medication (If required)

Voucher & Money for miscellaneous expenses

TULLY RIVER (Full Day Rafting)


Adult (13+ years) $179 + $30 POB | Child $159 + $30 POB

Full day rafting with Grade 3 – 4 rapids

Tully Gorge is 2 hours from Cairns

BBQ Lunch included (Vegetarians catered for)

Depart from Cairns at 6:30am, return approximately 6:00pm

 Depart from Mission Beach at 8am, return approx 4:30pm


+ $30 POB*

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XTREME TULLY (Full Day Rafting)


Adult (15+ years) $220 + $30 POB | Child $195 + $30 POB

Guaranteed small groups allowing you to raft faster and further, with less interruptions.

Highly experienced senior guides who take you on a more thrilling path through the rapids.

Extra challenges such as cliff jumps, rapid swimming and raft surfing.

Full day rafting with Grade 3-4 rapids

Tully Gorge is 2 hours from Cairns

BBQ lunch include (vegetarians catered for)

Depart from Cairns at 6:30am, return approximately 6:00pm

 Depart from Mission Beach at 8am, return approx 4:30pm


+ $30 POB*

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BARRON RIVER (Afternoon Rafting)


Adult (13 + years)  $108 + $25 POB 

Half day rafting with Grade 2 – 3 rapids

Barron Gorge is 20 minutes from Cairns

Tea & Coffee included

Change facilities available after your trip

Depart from Cairns at 2.00pm, return approximately 6:00pm


+ $25 POB*

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Cairns CANYONING (Half Day Fun)

Adult  (8+ years)

Located in a secluded section of Crystal Cascades only 25 minutes from Cairns

We supply padded activity shorts (to wear under boardshorts), helmet, socks, canyoning boots, carabenas, harness

Light lunch and refreshments

Departs Cairns pick-up zones 7:30am, returns approximately 1.15pm

Beaches pick-ups available on request


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* $30 Pay on Board fees for land management agency prescribed daily client fee, water release fees, transfer costs & admin charges

** Canyoning is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant. Those under 18 years must travel with a responsible guardian.