Behana Gorge or Mulgrave River | River Tubing | Half Day Family Tour | FF

Tour Code: 161

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove

Simply-Awesome Fun
  • Manoeuvring the cascading rapids and meandering down sun-dappled streams, you’ll no doubt adore both!
  • This delightful tour is the perfect combination of soothing exhilaration, with an enchanting rapid 2 river adventure. And if your adrenaline seeking side takes over, why not talk to your tour operator about a higher category white water rafting experience?
  • Just before you enter the shallow banks on this tour, snap yourself with helmet, ready for nature’s own exhilarating theme park ride on the glistening Mulgrave River!

Included In Price

  • 2 Hours River Tubing
  • Morning & Afternoon Tours (Seasonal)
  • Accommodation bus transfers
  • Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • All training & equipment
  • Professional & certified safety guides
  • Snack

Perfect family activity. Keen to see some of the most beautiful freshwater creeks and rainforest locations around Cairns? Have fun on our Behana Gorge pt Mulgrave River tours

This Cairns half day river tubing tour will take you to either Behana Gorge or the Mulgrave River (depending on conditions) where you’ll enjoy two hours of river tubing over grade 1 and 2 rapids in beautifully scenic natural surroundings.

Come play in natures theme park with this half day river tubing adventure.

This is a very fun and exciting tour option as well as a safe water activity, which includes calm water drifting, small rapids and some beautiful scenery.

The Mulgrave River is part of the catchment system for Queensland’s highest mountains, Bellenden Ker and Bartle Frere, which is also Australia’s highest rainfall area.

This freshwater river flows year round and is bordered by rainforest and tropical vegetation, creating a lovely natural backdrop for your river tubing tour.

Great tour for families with a minimum age to participate of 5.

Your safety in ensured by a minimum of 2 guides on the water.

All our guides are certified with the International Rafting Federation, a world wide organisation setting the standard in the rafting industry.

Regular ongoing River Rescue and First Aid training ensures our guides maintain high safety standards on every tour.

Suitable for people of all experience levels, you’ll float on professional, high quality, twin chamber tubes down the river and across small, fun rapids.

There’s a free snack included in the tour and you have the option of hiring shoes and/or a water proof spray jacket.

You should bring a towel and wear a swimming costume under your clothes.

Please bring water resistant sunscreen and insect repellent with you and leave your jewellery and valuables at your accommodation.

This tour is a great introduction to river tubing.

It’s a hands on adventure and safe water activity, with beautiful scenery and surrounds.

A great way to get out and explore natures theme park in Tropical North Queensland.

We also offer Cairns Family Rafting Tour (minimum age 6) and Barron River White Water Rafting (minimum age 12).

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time
  • Morning Tour: 7:45am Pickup - Returns 12:00noon
  • Afternoon Tour: 1:45pm Pickup - Returns 6:00pm
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Cairns
  • Behana Gorge OR Mulgrave River depending on water level
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



4 hours in total, 2 hours in water - approx. durations

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Shoe hire available: $5
  • Waterproof Spray Jacket hire available: $5
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Additional Information
  • Every participant must sign a Liability Release Form prior to commencing tubing. Guests under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a Liability Release Form on their behalf. 
  • Rapid grade description:
  • Grade 1: Rapids are small to regular waves. The passage is clear and easy to recognise and negotiate. Care may be needed with obstacles like fallen trees and bridge piers.
  • Grade 2: Rapids with regular medium sized waves (less than 1 m); low ledges or drops; easy eddies and gradual bends. The passage is easy to recognise and is generally unobstructed although there may be rocks in the main current, overhanging branches, or log jams.
  • Valuables should be left at your accommodation.
Eco Certifications
Eco Climate Action Innovator
Ecotourism Certified
  • A smile on your dial and a sense of adventure. Please wear your swimming costume under your clothes and bring a towel and a spare change of clothes. Please leave all of your jewellery at your accommodation.
  • Please wear secure shoes. Shoe hire available, if you don't want to get your shoes wet.

  • Minimum age 5 years
  • Child price applies to children age 5 to 11.
  • Children age 12 and above must pay adult price.

Our T&Cs:

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.

Tour Operator's T&Cs

Cancellation Policy

  • Within 48 Hours of Travel: 50% Refund
  • Within 24 Hours of Travel: No Refund

Terms & Conditions

  • All passengers under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • All participants are required to complete a Liability Release Form prior to rafting
  • Barron Rafting: Minimum Age 12 years old
  • Family Rafting: Minimum Age 6 years old, Child Rate 6-11 years Old
  • Tubing: Minimum Age 5 years old, Child Rate 5-11 years old
  • Rafting & Tubing are not suitable for anyone who is pregnant
  • Whilst we do our best to keep all rafters from the same booking in the same raft, please note this is not guaranteed due to operational requirements on the day of travel

Behana Gorge or Mulgrave River | River Tubing | Half Day Family Tour | FF

Tour Code: 161

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove

Simply-Awesome Fun



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$75.00
Family: au$338.00

Tour Code: 161



12 yrs & over

5 - 11 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745

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