White Water Rafting Barron River | Adrenaline Half Day Tour | FF

Tour Code: 57

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove, Port Douglas

It's Awesome
  • Snap yourself geared up with white water rafting helmet and vest gear. The rainforest gorge in your backdrop is estimated to be over a million years old!
  • The ‘Kitchen Sink’ ‘S-Bend’ and ‘Cheese Churner’ white water rapids you’ll learn to manoeuvre with joy on this tumbling ancient rainforest-river system!
  • You may find you love negotiating the tumbling rapids in a half day tour so have a chat with our tour specialist about tackling an all-day rafting adventure next time around!

Included In Price

  • Return accommodation transfers
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All safety training & equipment
  • All tuition (no experience necessary)
  • Professional & certified guides

White water rafting on the Barron River in Cairns is a heart pumping fun experience for those that are game! Join us at Cairns’ premier white water rafting company as we offer a range of white water rafting tours for thrill seekers.

In Cairns on the Baron River we utilises the latest in white water rafting technology and we are a world leader in training and safety standards.

Our vibrant and innovative white water rafting company offers a friendly and professional service and works hard to ensure you feel safe and confident.

Our half day white water rafting tour experience on the Barron River in Cairns is where you will encounter rapids graded 2 to 3.

Our white water rafting business in Cairns has been in operation on the Barron River for over 12 years and our rafting professionals are trained to the highest standards possible and your safety is always forefront.

Our white water rafts are made with the finest materials and engineered with state of the art equipment.

No experience is necessary but minimum age of 12 apply.

To prepare for your rafting experience make sure you bring your swim wear (or clothing that is allowed to get wet,) a large towel, a change of clothes, money for souvenirs, snacks and waterproof shoes hire (if required).

Please leave jewellery at home and notify staff of any medical conditions.

The beautiful Barron Gorge National Park is only 20 minutes from the centre of Cairns (40 minutes ex-Port Douglas).

It’s known for its rugged rainforest mountains, steep ravines, the mighty Barron Falls and of course, Barron Gorge, which has been carved out over thousands of years by the Barron River.

This is where we do our half day white water rafting tour, on the ebb and flow of the Barron River, as it snakes its way down from the mountains and heads out to the Coral Sea.

This is a scenic rafting / rainforest adventure which combines calm water floating with a series of white water rapids for adventure and action.

The Barron River Half Day Tour is a fantastic introduction to White Water Rafting.

It’s fun, exciting and exhilarating, suitable for families and groups of friends.

Enjoy up to two hours rafting, on up to grade 3 rapids.

Our rafts carry up to seven passengers plus your river guide.

Let our guides entertain you on this spectacular river, offering guaranteed water levels year round!

We also offer Cairns Family Rafting Tour (minimum age 6) and River Tubing (minimum age 5).

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time
  • Cairns & Northern Beaches: 2.00pm to 5.30pm
  • Port Douglas: 1:15pm to 6.30pm
  • Self drive: 2.30pm to 5.00pm - Meet at 100 Lake Placid Road
Departure Instructions
  • Please wait in an area out front of your accommodation where you are visible to the bus driver as they pull up.
  • Pick up times are approximate times and the bus may be 5-10min late/early.
  • The bus will wait 10 min after the pick-up time, if there is no contact from guests in this time the bus will depart without them.
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Port Douglas
  • Cairns
  • Barron Gorge National Park, Cairns
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Excludes Christmas Day


From 2.5 to 5 hours with up to 2 hours of rafting

Available for Purchase / Hire

Photos (Digital store link provided), shoe hire

Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Additional Information
  • This tour is not suitable for pregnant women
  • Pay on board: rafting levy of  $30 per person
  • This tour is weather dependent
  • Leave all jewellery and valuables at your accommodation
Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
  • Bring your tour voucher and POB levy (payment cash or credit card)
  • Wear swimming costume under your clothes
  • Bring a large towel, change of clothes, water resistant sunscreen, money for souvenirs and snacks
  • Bring money for shoe hire OR bring secure footwear – lace up shoes or reef sandals that will get wet (we realise that you are on holiday and might not want your shoes wet)
  • Leave all jewellery and valuables at your accommodation

  • Minimum age 12 years
  • Children 12 years and over same price as adults

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators 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

White Water Rafting Barron River | Adrenaline Half Day Tour | FF

Tour Code: 57

Departing: Cairns

Pickup: Cairns, Cairns Northern Beaches, Palm Cove, Port Douglas

It's Awesome



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

Child: au$149.00
Family: au$596.00

Tour Code: 57



1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745

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