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Barron River Rafting | From $ 133

Expires 31 Mar 2018

For an action packed afternoon of fun and adventure, try rafting on the thrilling Barron River. Located only 20 minutes from Cairns you'll have plenty of time to enjoy other activities on the same day.

The rapids on the Barron River are of gr... More
For an action packed afternoon of fun and adventure, try rafting on the thrilling Barron River. Located only 20 minutes from Cairns you'll have plenty of time to enjoy other activities on the same day.

The rapids on the Barron River are of grade 2-3 which means they are simple technical rapids with a need to manoeuvre the raft, which results in great rafting for first timers.

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20% OFF Barron River Rafting for Locals ! | From $ 106 | Save $26

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

20% OFF for locals! Barron River White Water Rafting is a half day tour and is perfect river for you to test the waters before you take on the mighty Tully River.

You can get someone to drop you off at the Hydo Power station and Pick you up... More
20% OFF for locals! Barron River White Water Rafting is a half day tour and is perfect river for you to test the waters before you take on the mighty Tully River.

You can get someone to drop you off at the Hydo Power station and Pick you up from Lake Placid or travel back into town with your fellow rafters on the bus transfer.

Grab a bunch of friends and book it in. You won't regret it!

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About Barron Half Day Rafting

White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting

Raging Thunder Adventures pioneered rafting in Queensland, Australia in 1984 with our first commercial trip consisting of three nervous passengers on the Tully River.

Even today we still raft the Mighty Tully River, because is regarded as the best rafting river accross Australia and New Zealand. This awesome adventure is located in spectacular surroundings only 2 hours south of Cairns, with departures from Northern Beaches, Cairns and Mission Beach.

Plus we also raft the Barron River located just outside Cairns, with a half day raft perfectly suited for first time adventurer or those who want to cram more into their Adventure Holiday.

The Barron River

The Barron River

For an action packed afternoon of fun and adventure, try rafting on the thrilling Barron River. Located only 20 minutes from Cairns you'll have plenty of time to enjoy other activities on the same day.

The rapids on the Barron River are of grade 2-3 which means they are simple technical rapids with a need to manoeuvre the raft, which results in great rafting for first timers.

Please use this as a guide when choosing your level of adrenaline rush, but remember that experience is NOT necessary; in fact most of our clients have never been rafting before.

Rapid Names

Rapid Names
Traditionally rapids are named by the first people to raft that rapid, so both the Tully River and Barron River have some rather interesting names...

What To Bring

What To Bring
  • Your ticket or voucher
  • Swimmers
  • Change of dry clothes
  • Sunscreen (but we don't recommend that you apply this to the back of your legs as it can make it more difficult to hold on)
  • Lace up shoes or reef sandals to wear in the raft which WILL get we (or you can hire them for $5 per pair)
  • Money for souvenirs and drinks

Remember that you won't be able to bring anything aboard the raft other than yourself, but items such as bags / towels / clothes etc. can be stored securely on your coach.

Your RAFT & Safety

Your RAFT & Safety

Each raft holds a maximum of seven passengers and one river guide, who will guide you safely down your river adventure. Infact every one of our guides is expertly trained by internationally renowned safety company Rescue 3.

When you arrive at the river you will be fitted with a helmet and life jacket, allowing you to float along the river should you happen to fall out. Its so safe that you don't even have to be able to swim to enjoy rafting. Plus all of our rafts stay together, traversing the rapids in a carefully planned sequence with guides providing cover from the river banks.

Additional Information

Additional Information
Minimum age: 13 years
Rafting is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant.

Levy Information
$25 per person Pay on Board fee for insurance charges, land management agency prescribed daily client fee, water release fees, transfer costs, GST and administration charges is payable on the day of travel.


Barron Half Day Rafting Reviews

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364 Kathleen L - Facebook

Words cannot describe how much fun my friend and I had (Barron River, July 23)... From the awesome guys on the bus to Tim our instructor (who was an absolute legend!!)... What an awesome team! Thanks for a great afternoon guys!! ... We'll be back to tackle the Tully River and we'll be expecting those pina coladas ;) ... Cheers!

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451 Ange Ried

Absolutely great fun! A must do in Cairns, next time will try the Tully. Excellent staff, friendly, helpful and knew exactly what they were doing.


How to get to Barron Half Day Rafting

The Barron River Gorge is located 20 minutes' drive north of Cairns and lies along a traditional pathway used by the original indigenous Djabugay people. The spectacular Barron Falls, further upstream, are considered a sacred site. The famous Kuranda Railway and Skyrail Cableway also traverse sections of the gorge.


Direct Contact Info

Hours: 9am - 5pm Mon- Fri

Address:
Adventure House
52-54 Fearnley St
Portsmith
Cairns
Queensland 4870
Australia


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