Water Activities - Rafting & Kayaking

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

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.