White Water Rafting on the Barron River

Only a 20-minute drive from Cairns, you’ll spend the afternoon rafting on the Barron River under the expert supervision of your river guide. As a half-day adventure, this tour is perfect for those wanting to fit more into their day.

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Highlights

  • The highly entertaining and personable river guides will make the afternoon. It’s great fun and provides a truly unique way to experience the rainforest
  • Learn fascinating facts about the wildlife and nature unique to the area. Your guides know the river intimately and are sure to reveal something even a hardened local wouldn’t know

Perfect Selfie

  • Due to the nature of this adventure, you won’t be able to bring your mobile phone or camera. The good news is there is a professional photographer with zoom lenses who will be there at many stages of your day to capture action shots

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Take Me to the River

The beauty of the Barron River Rafting tour is it’s an afternoon tour so you’ll have time in the morning for other activities. Only 20 minutes from Cairns, the bus transfers from your accommodation will start at approximately 1.45pm, whether you’re coming from the city or the Northern Beaches.  

You’ll be taken straight to the meeting point at the top of the Barron River. While on the bus you’ll be given your safety instructions for the adventure that lies ahead.  

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Included In Price

  • Return transfers in air conditioned vehicle
  • Experienced river guide
  • Coffee and tea at the end of your trip
  • Life Jackets & Helmets
  • Grade 2-3 guided White Water Rafting
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Cairns 2.00pm & Port Douglas 10.00am Daily
  • Returns Cairns 6.00pm & Port Douglas 6.15pm
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Pick up from Port Douglas for additional charge
Destinations

Cairns

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Departure subject to water levels and weather conditions

Duration

Half-day afternoon tour

What to Bring
  • Swimsuit worn under clothes
  • Board shorts
  • Change of clothers
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Please do not bring aerosol sunscreen or insect repellent.
  • Sun shirt/rashie or t-shirt
  • Secure fitting, flat shoes that will stay on in fast moving water
Available for Purchase / Hire

Souvenir images taken on the day

Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions
  • Minimum age for participation is 13 years
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Prior to your rafting trip you will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and sign the liability waiver
  • If you have a medical condition, please consult your medical practitioner prior to travel
  • Maximum size life jacket is XXXL
Child Policy

Minimum age for participation is 13 years

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our Terms and Conditions for details prior to booking.

  • Cancellation fees apply as per Terms and Conditions
  • Bookings cancelled within 24 hours of travel are subject to 100% cancellation fee
Additional Information

Chinese and Japanese speaking guides subject to availability, please advise at time of booking

Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
Only a 20-minute drive from Cairns, you’ll spend the afternoon rafting on the Barron River under the expert supervision of your river guide. As a half-day adventure, this tour is perfect for those wanting to fit more into their day.

Read More

Highlights

  • The highly entertaining and personable river guides will make the afternoon. It’s great fun and provides a truly unique way to experience the rainforest
  • Learn fascinating facts about the wildlife and nature unique to the area. Your guides know the river intimately and are sure to reveal something even a hardened local wouldn’t know

Perfect Selfie

  • Due to the nature of this adventure, you won’t be able to bring your mobile phone or camera. The good news is there is a professional photographer with zoom lenses who will be there at many stages of your day to capture action shots

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Take Me to the River

The beauty of the Barron River Rafting tour is it’s an afternoon tour so you’ll have time in the morning for other activities. Only 20 minutes from Cairns, the bus transfers from your accommodation will start at approximately 1.45pm, whether you’re coming from the city or the Northern Beaches.  

You’ll be taken straight to the meeting point at the top of the Barron River. While on the bus you’ll be given your safety instructions for the adventure that lies ahead.  

Read More

Included In Price

  • Return transfers in air conditioned vehicle
  • Experienced river guide
  • Coffee and tea at the end of your trip
  • Life Jackets & Helmets
  • Grade 2-3 guided White Water Rafting
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Cairns 2.00pm & Port Douglas 10.00am Daily
  • Returns Cairns 6.00pm & Port Douglas 6.15pm
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Pick up from Port Douglas for additional charge
Destinations

Cairns

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Departure subject to water levels and weather conditions

Duration

Half-day afternoon tour

What to Bring
  • Swimsuit worn under clothes
  • Board shorts
  • Change of clothers
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Please do not bring aerosol sunscreen or insect repellent.
  • Sun shirt/rashie or t-shirt
  • Secure fitting, flat shoes that will stay on in fast moving water
Available for Purchase / Hire

Souvenir images taken on the day

Fitness Level Required

Medium

Restrictions
  • Minimum age for participation is 13 years
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Prior to your rafting trip you will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and sign the liability waiver
  • If you have a medical condition, please consult your medical practitioner prior to travel
  • Maximum size life jacket is XXXL
Child Policy

Minimum age for participation is 13 years

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our Terms and Conditions for details prior to booking.

  • Cancellation fees apply as per Terms and Conditions
  • Bookings cancelled within 24 hours of travel are subject to 100% cancellation fee
Additional Information

Chinese and Japanese speaking guides subject to availability, please advise at time of booking

Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
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