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Raging Thunder Adventures
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

To this day remains one of my favourite experiences from our trip to Oz.

We went for the Extreme session and had a great guide, and a brilliant time down the river and have some amazing memories!


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Reviewed July 22, 2013

If you're not afraid of dipping your toes into the water, or the rest of your body for that matter, definitely go for the Extreme version of the Tully rafting.
It's an amazing experience, fewer boats, more crazy things to do in and out of the water.

If you don't want to get particularly wet, go with the "normal" rafting and you'll be safe unless you're clumsy or jump out of the boat :-)

The pictures that Fisherman takes are also very nice, particularly when you see yourself flipping the raft on purpose... crazy people...

2  Thank peanball
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

I booked this as a surprise for my boyfriend. It was a wonderful way to celebrate our anniversary. The staff are absolutely fantastic and made the trip as much as the hot air balloon ride itself. We were picked-up right on time and had a peaceful trip up the winding hill to the tablelands. We had a lovely guide called Minok who is an absolute asset to Raging Thunder. Her friendliness & professionalism was outstanding! When we arrived in Mareeba we were met by more of the Raging Thunder staff – The driver Neill was very informative and went through every step of the process- which was really cool as I had never seen a Hot Air balloon before let alone watched the whole process from blowing up the balloon to the point that we were sailing away watching the cars get smaller & smaller. Once we were in the air, Neill pointed out important landmarks & the views were amazing. It was breathtaking. When we were coming in to land we even spotted Wallabies. Upon landing we were greeted by Neill’s son Ryan who helped us out of the basket and made the pack down of the balloon a laugh for everyone involved. I would highly recommend Raging Thunder Hot Air Balloon rides to every one of all ages. An unforgettable way to spend the morning!

1  Thank MegsiOToole
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Amazing day, amazing staff. Do the extreme well worth the extra $30. Met some amazing people had a such a laugh from start to finish

2  Thank Lauz06
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

We booked onto the 'Tully River Rafting' experience and found it to be great fun. The rapids were many and wild, the food was delicious and the tour guides provided a lot of laughs! A great experience and a fun day out.

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