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Raging Thunder Adventures

#5 of 68 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cairns Features Animals
Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4030 7990
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Raging Thunder has been taking thrill seekers White Water Rafting in North Queensland since 1984, and we offer 3 different levels of excitement .... 1) BARRON rafting is a afternoon trip perfect for those who have never rafted before, or want a fun afternoon close to Cairns .... 2) TULLY rafting is a full day adventure on the Tully River, regarded as the best rafting location across both Australia and New Zealand, no prior experience is necessary .... 3) XTREME rafting pumps up the adrenaline running a custom raft adventure for small groups of confident swimmers on the Tully River, rafting with our most experienced senior guides you will encounter extra challenges such as rock jumping, rapid swimming and raft surfing.
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

WE did the half day adventure on Barron river as it had been over twenty years since I last rafted and my teenage sons had never done this before. First off let me say that the staff and guides were first rate and professional, yet...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The staff at raging thunder were so friendly and outgoing we felt welcomed and comfortable immediately. We couldn't recommend the hot air ballooning highly enough. The sunrise views over the tableands were spectacular and something we will rave about for a long time to come

1  Thank Amanda O
Reviewed July 3, 2016

Took the 1/2 day trip, with the 2-3 level rapids. Was Fun, not too rough, and since the river is dam controlled you ALWAYS have rapids. Had a couple of times that were a little scary, one where one of us fell out and hit...More

Thank Txaggievet
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a great day! Picked me up, safety drills on way to drop off point. Assigned into groups of 6-7 people with a guide. Challenging rapids during the first 2 hours. Then stopped off for a hot BBQ lunch. Then another 2 hours or so...More

Thank GraceFromSydney
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

A great afternoon. Lloyd entertained us on the short bus ride there and back. Rapids are very mild but we made our own fun. We got to float down the river and even the non swimmers with life jackets were able to enjoy the experience....More

Thank Waternymph08
Reviewed July 1, 2016

Decided to choose the Tully as we wanted a challenge, and that is exactly what we got, a heap of fun and an awesome challenge. The guide was great and all round day was excellent. Good work RTA

Thank downunderlg
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

First time canyoning experience and wow was I nervous! Rob, Brandon and Josana were great with us and totally looked after us, allaying our fears. It was a great experience and I was so proud of us all for smashing the course. Thanks guys, a...More

2  Thank sassmunda
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't do it again or recommend it. The rapids were only grade 2-3 out of 10, so not very thrilling. It was good fun working as a team in the raft, with the opportunity to jump out and have a swim. Positives done! Negatives:...More

Thank Dan E
Raging_Thunder, General Manager at Raging Thunder Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2016

Hello Dan, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. All commercial rafting trips are graded between 1 – 5 with 5 being the highest available, we recommend the grade 2 & 3 rapids of the Barron River as a good introduction...More

Reviewed June 22, 2016

it is a really amazing rafting experience!!! it is so much fun and exciting!!! i would really highly recommend others to do rafting in cairns. this is the most do activity!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank sssuzy12345678
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I say magical because if I could some it up in one word that is the word I would use. Never did I ever think this experience would leave me the way it did I have not stopped talking about it all week. If you...More

Thank Miriama K
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December 21, 2015|
Response from Raging_Thunder | Property representative |
Hello, Apologies for the delayed reply. Children must be 13 years or older to attend the tour. Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, therefore both your children will not be able to attend the tour... More