White Water Rafting on the Tully River

White Water Rafting on the world famous Tully River and experience the magnificence of Tropical North Queensland’s remote World Heritage Rainforest from a different perspective. Full of thrills and spills, on this adventure you tackle gnarly rapids, shower under waterfalls, and get totally wet!

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Highlights

  • The rock jump. Don’t be surprised if your legs turn to jelly when you finish the short climb to the top ... but it’s worth it! An exhilarating way to top of an exhilarating day
  • If you decide to do the rock jump, hold your nose! Listen to your guide. He or she will not only keep you safe, they have a wealth of knowledge to share about the river and rainforest wildlife 
  • Up to 5 hours rafting grade 3 and 4 rapids on the mighty Tully River

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 Tully River

Whether coming from the Northern Beaches of Cairns or city accommodation, you will be taken to the meeting point via complimentary bus transfer.

The whole process is smooth as the aim of the day is to maximise your time on the Tully River.  

Your host on the bus – one of the river guides who will spend the day with the group – will take to the microphone with a lot of humour and energy.

No doubt intended to jolt you out of any early-morning fogginess, you’ll be given an overview of the day ahead before being invited to sit back and relax for the remainder of the ride. 

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Included In Price

  • Return Air-conditioned coach transfers
  • Experienced Rescue 3 trained river guides
  • Riverside BBQ Lunch
  • Up to 5 hours rafting Grade 3 & 4 Rapids
  • Life Jackets and Helmets
  • Guaranteed water levels all year round
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Tully River Classic Ex Mission Beach & Tully 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tully River Classic Ex Cairns & Northern Beaches 6:30am - 6:00pm
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Mission Beach
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Operation may be affected by extreme weather events
Daily except Christmas & New Year's Day

Duration

Full day tour with up to 5 hours of rafting

What to Bring
  • Swimming costume
  • Board shorts / Quick dry shorts
  • T-shirt or swim shirt
  • Towel
  • Dry change of clothes
  • Secure fitting, flat shoes.
  • Sunscreen and insect repellant
  • Hat
  • Cash or credit card for river levy, drinks & snacks.
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Shoe hire
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Souvenirs & images taken on the day
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Restrictions
  • Medical questionnaire and Liability waiver to be signed before commencing tour
  • The Insurance Levy is payable direct on the day of travel
  • Not suitable for pregnant women
Child Policy
  • Minimum age for participation is 13 years
  • All passengers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult on every tour
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.

  • Bookings cancelled or rescheduled within 24 HOURS before the tour departs will forfeit 100% of the total price paid.
  • We strongly recommend personal travel insurance
Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
White Water Rafting on the world famous Tully River and experience the magnificence of Tropical North Queensland’s remote World Heritage Rainforest from a different perspective. Full of thrills and spills, on this adventure you tackle gnarly rapids, shower under waterfalls, and get totally wet!

Read More

Highlights

  • The rock jump. Don’t be surprised if your legs turn to jelly when you finish the short climb to the top ... but it’s worth it! An exhilarating way to top of an exhilarating day
  • If you decide to do the rock jump, hold your nose! Listen to your guide. He or she will not only keep you safe, they have a wealth of knowledge to share about the river and rainforest wildlife 
  • Up to 5 hours rafting grade 3 and 4 rapids on the mighty Tully River

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 Tully River

Whether coming from the Northern Beaches of Cairns or city accommodation, you will be taken to the meeting point via complimentary bus transfer.

The whole process is smooth as the aim of the day is to maximise your time on the Tully River.  

Your host on the bus – one of the river guides who will spend the day with the group – will take to the microphone with a lot of humour and energy.

No doubt intended to jolt you out of any early-morning fogginess, you’ll be given an overview of the day ahead before being invited to sit back and relax for the remainder of the ride. 

Read More

Included In Price

  • Return Air-conditioned coach transfers
  • Experienced Rescue 3 trained river guides
  • Riverside BBQ Lunch
  • Up to 5 hours rafting Grade 3 & 4 Rapids
  • Life Jackets and Helmets
  • Guaranteed water levels all year round
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Tully River Classic Ex Mission Beach & Tully 8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tully River Classic Ex Cairns & Northern Beaches 6:30am - 6:00pm
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Mission Beach
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Operation may be affected by extreme weather events
Daily except Christmas & New Year's Day

Duration

Full day tour with up to 5 hours of rafting

What to Bring
  • Swimming costume
  • Board shorts / Quick dry shorts
  • T-shirt or swim shirt
  • Towel
  • Dry change of clothes
  • Secure fitting, flat shoes.
  • Sunscreen and insect repellant
  • Hat
  • Cash or credit card for river levy, drinks & snacks.
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Shoe hire
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Souvenirs & images taken on the day
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Restrictions
  • Medical questionnaire and Liability waiver to be signed before commencing tour
  • The Insurance Levy is payable direct on the day of travel
  • Not suitable for pregnant women
Child Policy
  • Minimum age for participation is 13 years
  • All passengers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult on every tour
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.

  • Bookings cancelled or rescheduled within 24 HOURS before the tour departs will forfeit 100% of the total price paid.
  • We strongly recommend personal travel insurance
Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
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