Tully River Rafting Adventure

Can you handle the rapids? This is the ULTIMATE Tully River rafting experience!

Cairns, Australia
Duration
Full Day
Start time
06:30 am
Pick up & Drop off
Included
Minimum age
13 yrs
Languages
English
Meals
Included
FromAUD $209
Levy $30 included
Departs from Mission Beach: AUD $189
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Highlights

  • Return bus transfers from your accommodation
  • Raft through Heritage Listed Rainforest
  • Up to 5 hours White Water Rafting
  • No previous experience necessary (you’ll learn as you go)
  • Water levels guaranteed all year round
  • BBQ lunch beside the river
  • Photos will be taken while you are rafting which can be viewed & purchased at the end of the day

WHAT TO EXPECT

Feeling adventurous? Are you up for rafting down a wild river and spotting some beautiful nature along the way? Then this guided rafting deal in the Tully River is what you need! 


On this small and exclusive tour, our experienced river guides will take you down the Tully River. You will be trained to become a confident rafter and to be able to conquer the wild Tully. Get ready, cause you are in for an adventurous trip! 

 

Admire a World Heritage Rainforest while rafting down the white water rapids of the famous Tully River. A highly trained river guide will join you in the raft and teach you the correct rafting techniques. Along the way, the guide will tell you all about the history and wonders of this magnificent landscape which only few get to see.

 

The Tully River 

The Tully River is one of the best rafting rivers in Australia. The river rises in the Cardwell Range on the northern boundary of the Kirrama State Forest. It flows north and crosses Lake Koombooloomba, to then continue over the Tully Falls near Ravenshoe. It descends through the Tully Gorge in the Tully Gorge National Park. This World Heritage-listed park will be our unique rafting setting. The river descends 800 metres (2,600 ft) over its course of 133 kilometres (83 miles). The name Tully comes from river William Alcock Tully, who was Surveyor General of Queensland from 1875 to 1889. 

 

Expert guides 

A highly trained river guide controls each raft. The guide will teach you the correct techniques during the day and will share interesting facts about the history of this magnificent landscape along the river. 

 

Itinerary

You will be picked up at your accommodation in Cairns at 6.30 am. We will travel to Tully and meet up with the Mission Beach rafters. 


In the morning, our experienced guides will give us a safety briefing and paddling instruction. After we are all set and ready for our rafting adventure in the Tully Gorge. 
 

After an action-packed morning, we will enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch on the river bench. 
 

In the afternoon, we will continue our rafting fun in the Tully Gorge. When we reach our finishing point, we get some time to change into dry clothes. 
 

After we will arrive at the Cafe where you can view & buy photos of the rafting. We plan to be back in Cairns at approximately 6.30 pm. 

 

Duration 

5 hours 

 

What to bring

  • Ticket
  • Swimwear (you will get wet)
  • Lace-up shoes or sandals that won't fall off (shoes available for hire)
  • Towel
  • Suncreen 
  • Money for souvenirs & Rafting levy

 

Please note

  • Daily departures: from Cairns & Northern Beaches at 6.30 am / from Mission Beach at 7.30 am
  • Returns: Mission Beach at 5 pm / Cairns at 6.30 pm

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Terms & Conditions:

Minimum age: 13 years (rafters aged 13-17 years must be accompanied by an adult). Rafting is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant.


Cancellation Policy:

Bookings cancelled more than 24 hours before the tour departs are entitled to a full refund.


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Raging Thunder
59-63 Esplanade, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

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Departs from Mission Beach: AUD $189
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