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Cairns Water Adventures & Rafting

Are you a water baby? There's lots of activities in Cairns that are perfect for you! You'll find the great Cairns Lagoon that offers safe all year swimming, islands with snorkeling, water sports galore and long stretches of beach that are great for a quick dip. There are also a number of water adventures for you to jump into.

White water rafting is a pretty thrilling adventure and to be able to get the opportunity to do it in such great surrounds is amazing. Choose to spend a full day white water rafting down the Tully River which will take you down rapids of up to grade 4 and through World Heritage Rainforest. You can also discover the Barron River on a half day adventure which is located just 20 minutes outside of Cairns. It's the perfect water experience for thrill seekers!

White Water River Rafting and Tubing

Rapid Boarding Barron River Afternoon Experience

Rapid Boarding Barron River Afternoon Experience

More InfoGet on the cutting edge of Adventure activities. RiverBoarding takes you up close and personal with white-water to take you to the next level. Let our guides share their experience with you in an adventure activity totally unique here in australia. We are the only river boarding operators on this great island we call home! Special Offer - Book by April 30 to save 10% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

 

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

More InfoEnjoy an outdoor adventure in Queensland with a 2-hour white-water rafting tour in Barron Gorge National Park. This experience is a suitable introduction to river rafting for first-timers, providing an exhilarating time with a rafting guide. Take in rainforest views along the Barron River as you navigate rapids up to grade III. When booking, you have the option to include pickup in Cairns and the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas, or drive yourself to the starting point.

 

Family White-Water Rafting Adventure

Family White-Water Rafting Adventure

More InfoEnjoy a Half-Day of White-Water action on this Family Rafting adventure!  Perfect for the whole family, aged 6 and up you'll experience the thrills of rafting Grade 1-2- rapids through the World-Heritage Listed Rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park with our professional River Guides.

 

Russell River Full Day Rafting Adventure

Book  Russell River Full Day Rafting Adventure NowThe only way to experience pristine rainforest, crystal clear rivers and breathtaking scenery is to take a white water rafting trip on the Russell River - just a short distance away from both Port Douglas and Cairns. This is not a trip for your average couch potato! There is nothing else like this in Australia. It is affordable, nail biting and exhilarating! With rapids ranging from grade 1 to 4, there is something for everyone on this river.