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Tully River White Water Rafting from Cairns or Mission Beach

  • Half-day rafting trip on the Tully River, from Cairns or Mission Beach

  • Look for wildlife in an ancient rain forest that is part of a World Heritage site
  • Suitable for beginning and experienced rafting participants
Tully River White Water Rafting from Cairns or Mission Beach
From $95.49
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Departs 12 pm afternoon tour. Raft 6-km of grade 2, 3 rapids Pickup from Mission Beach at approximately 12 pm
Departs 8am Morning tour. Raft 6-km of grade 2, 3 rapids Pickup from Mission Beach 8 am
HALF DAY PRICE FOR A FULL DAY OUT. Raft 6-km of grade 2, 3 rapids commencing at 9am. Includes approx 4 hours free time in stunning Mission Beach. Pickup from Cairns 7am Return approx 6.30pm
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Experience an exhilarating half-day whitewater rafting trip on the Tully River while in Cairns or Mission Beach. See some of the oldest rain forests in the world as you take on class 2 and 3 rapids in your own sports raft, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off from either Mission Beach or Cairns.

What to Expect

After morning or afternoon pickup from your accommodation in Cairns or Mission Beach, relax during the 45-minute drive to the Tully River.

Your van follows the winding Tully Gorge Road into Tully Gorge National Park, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics. At the launch site on the river, your guide provides equipment and instruction for your rafting trip.

Start in a calm section of the gorge, then test out your skills on a set of small rapids with your guide there to assist at every step. As you go along, the rapids get bigger, with stretches of calm water separate each group of rapids.

You might see Ulysses butterflies, rainbow bee eaters, and birds of prey as you float through rain forests that have been around for several hundred million years. At the end of your rafting trip, your vehicle returns you to your accommodation.

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1 - 5 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
A big laugh on a beautiful river

This was a lot of fun. We did the half day rafting trip - 2 adults and 2 teenagers. Esther and Dan our guides were very professional and ensured we had a safe day on the water whilst ensuring we had the best experience possible...More

Thank Sonofabob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Full Day Rafting a MUST DO - GO EXTREME

A great day of rafting lead by friendly and fantastic guides. No experience needed - loved every minute of it! The opportunity to flow down the river (out of the boat) and cliff jumps added to the adrenalin filled day.

Thank JListon3
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile
Awesome day and brilliant tour guides!!

Booked this tour as part of our honeymoon. Booked a full day tour the day before we was due to go. Unfortunately part of the road up towards the Tully river had collapsed due to flooding so the full river wasn't avaible to raft on....More

1  Thank Tom G
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile
Best Activity around Mission Beach

It was a beautiful well planned trip! The team was super friendly highly knowledgeable of the area and the river and made it a great experience!

Thank Moritz W
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

After 3 months of travelling Asia and Australia this is definitely one of the best trips we’ve done! The guys (Al and Paul) were amazing, so hilarious and made sure we had the best time. It was mine and my girlfriend’s first time white water...More

1  Thank CAS1995
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