Barron Rafting RagingThunder Info
Barron River Rafting
The half day white water rafting with Raging Thunder is on the Barron River and includes approximately 2 hours of White Water Rafting.
The Barron River is perfect for anyone who has never tried White Water Rafting or those looking for an afternoon of fun. Your guide will take you on an eco-adventure through the Barron Gorge National Park aboard your 8 person inflatable raft, tackling grade 2 and 3 rapids including the infamous Rooster Tail, where an action photo will be taken.
Plus you’ll get a chance to try raft surfing (dependent on water levels) and to cool off with a swim in Lake Placid.
The rescue 3 trained guides will give you all the tuition needed for this exciting afternoon rafting! No experience is necessary, in fact most people who book this tour have never been rafting before. Your guide will give you comprehensive safety instructions and the world's best Rafts are used.
Return hotel transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches (Trinity Beach, Palm Cove) at 2:00pm, returns approx. 6:00pm
Return hotel transfers from Port Douglas at 10am with free time in Cairns, return approx. 6:15pm
For a self-drive, meet the group at the Lake Placid Car Park at 2:30pm.
- 2 hours of white water rafting
- Guaranteed water levels all year round on the power station controlled waters of the river
- All tuition - no experience necessary
- Accommodation transfers (except for Self Drive)
- Complimentary tea & coffee at the end of your rafting trip
- $30 National Parks fees
Optional Extras: Photos and merchandise are available for purchase.
What to Bring:
Secure footwear that won't fall off your feet (you can also hire some on the day)
Swimming costume, towel, sunscreen
Dry clothes to put on after the trip
Money for souvenirs and snacks, photos etc.
Please do not wear any jewellery - it is recommended that you leave anything of value in your hotel safe for this trip.
- The minimum age for rafting the Barron River is 13 years.
- Rafting is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant.
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Wild times Barron Rafting
Amazing experience. Very friendly guides going above and beyond. Highly recommended.
Posted By Sarah Smith
I particularly enjoyed my wife falling out of the raft !!
Posted By Mike Banks
Unbelievable experience! The instructors were funny, entertaining and the rafting was great! Highly recommend coming here for a holiday/birthday/bucks party/hens or even just to be outside and enjoy the river! Nori and rob were awesome! Horrrrrda horrrrrrrda horrrrrrda !!!
Posted By Claude Bova
The rafting was great fun,
The rafting was great fun, and the guides excellent. The only disappointment was the lack of water in the river, and thus the guides having to lift the raft over the rocks on a number of occasions when we were stuck. They even pointed out the the river was well below the normal water line level that day.
Posted By Mark Koch
WE HAD A FANTASTIC TIME
WE HAD A FANTASTIC TIME AND IT WAS EVERYTHING THAT WE HAD HOPED, THE GUIDE (SEAN) WAS VERY PROFFESSIONAL AND GREAT FUN.
Posted By Dean Keesing
Great day guide was fun
Posted By Michele Duvall
I had a fun time.
I had a fun time. It was so exciting and staff were great
Posted By Leanne Ricketts
Thank you for a fantastic time, will return next year to do
Thank you for a fantastic time, will return next year to do the Tully, everybody we had dealings with were very professional and very friendly, very impressed
Posted By Corneila Parker
we had a ball
As fifty year olds we had a ball. The guides were clear to understand. Very capable in their jobs, making us feel 100% safe. And the interaction with the other people with good nature made us refer this experience to every one down here.
Posted By Dianne Savage
Was very enjoyable and the our guide was great!
Posted By Laura Paley
very friendly and helpful
We enjoyed this and found everyone to be very friendly and helpful. Its a great way to get a taste to rafting if you have never been on one.
Posted By Rebecca Houghton
An absolute thrilling experience. Will remember it for a lifetime!
Posted By Judy Mah
Absolutely great fun! A must do in Cairns, next time will try the Tully. Excellent staff, friendly, helpful and knew exactly what they were doing.
Posted By Ange Reid
The young men who took us on this trip were marvelous. They did an excellent job, but I would of liked it to last longer for the money spent on the trip.
Posted By Eleonora Symmonds
Barron Rafting RagingThunder Rates
All prices shown in Australian Dollars
Prices valid from now until 31 March 2020
|Barron River Rafting||Adult||Children||Family||Enquire|
|Barron River Rafting - Self Drive to Lake Placid||$136
|Barron River Rafting ex Cairns, Northern Beaches||$152
|Barron Rafting ex Port Douglas||$171
minimum age 13 years
WE DO NOT CHARGE BOOKING FEES OR CREDIT CARD SURCHARGES
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