Tully River Rafting Info
TULLY RIVER WHITE WATER RAFTING:
Raft the mighty Tully River, regarded as the best rafting river across Australia and New Zealand. Go Wild with the first company to raft the Tully back in 1985... Raging Thunder offers an excellent full day of white water rafting on the Tully River.
Each raft holds a maximum of seven passengers and one river guide, who teaches you the correct techniques during the day, and who will share with you the history and wonders of this magnificent landscape which few get to see.
The river is rated a Grade 3-4, which means there are some exciting rapids and guaranteed water levels all year round. It really is a very memorable, fun day with the World Heritage rainforest providing an unforgettable backdrop.
With over 27 rapids on the river, this is the longest rafting trip available. No experience is necessary to raft these Grade 4 rapids.
Return hotel transfers (except self-drive)
Approximately 5 hours of white water rafting grade 3-4 rapids
All tuition, no experience necessary
Safety equipment including life jacket, helmet and spray jacket, 8 man raft
BBQ lunch beside the river
$30.00 rafting levy
The Tully Gorge is 2.5 hours from Cairns and 1 hour from Mission Beach
Cairns at 6:30am, returns approx. 6pm
Mission Beach at 7:30am, returns approx. 4pm
Self Drive: Please meet at the Raging Thunder Mission Beach Hub- 39 Porter Promenade, Mission Beach at 08:30 AM. Buses return to the same location after the tour between 3.30-4PM.
What to Bring:
Lace-up shoes or sandals that won't fall off your feet (can be hired on the day)
Change of clothes (sweater for bus ride home)
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.
Rafting is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant
Child minimum age for Tully rafting is 13 years.
GOOD NEWS! All payments made to Travstar do not incur a credit card surcharge.
Posted By Deborah Rios tijerina
Another awesome experience delivered by a professional crew. Their expertise and patience made for a great day. My partner was a little nervous beforehand, but the expert tuition and care by \"fish\" our guide, really made it an extremely enjoyable experience.
Posted By Glenn Crimmins
Leon was an awesome River Guide. I went twice! The first time with my my children (aged 18-24). The second time a group of four who were aged 50+. We all had a fantastic time.
Posted By Andrew & Marianne Corbett
Best trip ever!
Best trip ever! We have crafted five different rivers and this was the best by far.
Posted By Debra Schoville
I highly recommend this. This was my second experience with Raging Thunder (1988 & 2015). Still a fantastic day with friendly, experienced guides, a great lunch and the photos are always fun to look at. My overseas visitors & I all had a great day with a lot of laughs & memories. Thanks Fisherman!
Posted By Sue Eastwood
This was our highlight after 3 weeks in Australia. We had done almost everything but the scenery, the organization and the great energy ( and professionalism) of the guides made it UNFORGETTABLE.
I will recommend this to every one!
Posted By Daniel Cruz
Great team leader
Al did a great job as team leader
Posted By Murray Adams
Upgrade to Extreme Team if you dare
Long way to the Tully River, but a top experience overall. Upgrade to Extreme Team if you dare!
Posted By Glenn Auld
We had a wonderful time!
We had a wonderful time, a brilliant experience. Our guide Darren was a very experienced man who provided a safe but complete rafting experience on the river.
Posted By Joan Kitto
Best day, best experience. We had so much fun
Posted By Savannah White
Great staff!! The guys were really nice to teach us the basics. I wish I did the Extreme b/c the boats moved quite slow b/c they waited for each other.
Posted By Mitesh Prajapati
What a wonderful experience
At 68 and over weight,and not as agile as I could have been, I thought I might have been a bit passed it, but everyone was terrific. No one made me feel out of it, or a burden. What a wonderful experience. Thanks team
Posted By Shirley deHaan
Posted By Yi Yi
A great day out
A great day out, even though it rained most of the day. Good hosts who gave the impression they really wanted you to enjoy yourself.
Posted By Jeremy Allen
We had great time
We had great time for rafting, I enjoyed it so much. The water level is very high because of the weather so that makes the trip more exciting!
Posted By Tracey Deng
great day out
Did the rafting years ago and the rapids were better then but that would be due to the change in the river due to floods over the years. Still it was a great day out. My Girlfriend loved it.
Posted By Josh Costabeber
Had a fantastic day
Had a fantastic day. Our team leader catered to the needs of our individual group and his expertise and calm manner helped us to feel safe. Only suggestion - it was impossible to hear the safety points on the bus as our speaker was full of static.
Posted By Colleen Ward
Safety was very good
It was all very good, safety was very good.
Posted By Rebecca Houghton
Very well organised
Both teenagers had a terrific time on this day tour. Very well organised. Both would do it again.
Posted By Debbie Bendon
The experience of the guides was invaluable.
The experience of the guides was invaluable. They were friendly and knew what they were doing. The lunch could be improved - more organised and more different basic drinks available. We had a great time overall and it was one of the highlights of our holiday.
Antoinette & Andrew Tsouparidis
Posted By Antoinette Tsouparidis
This was the highlight of our holiday, fantastic!
This was the highlight of our holiday, fantastic!!
Posted By Gail Richards
Tully River Rafting
this is a life time experience. One of the most exciting things I did in Australia. The boot captains are fantastic. Good spirit.
Posted By Henri Crab
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Thank you for a fun-filled adventurous day. Totally awesome. Will see you again soon.
Posted By Michael Stewart
Tully River Rafting
Definitely worth doing, so much fun :)
Posted By Hayley Moore
Tully River Rafting
A mind blowing experience of fun and thrills.
Posted By Jonathan Gill
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Thank you for coming back to me for my feedback. I booked a white-water rafting tour through Travstar. Every step of the booking to the drop-off after the tour went like clock-work. I was very happy with the tour because each member of my family enjoyed ourselves.
I shall have no hesitation in recommending Travstar to my friend/family. I shall certainly use you again because of the positive experience.
Posted By Hee-Lian Foreman
Tully River Rafting Rates
All prices shown in Australian Dollars
Prices valid from now until 31 March 2020
|Tully River Rafting||Adult||Children||Family||Enquire|
|SALE - Tully ex Mission Beach or Self-Drive||$169
|Tully River ex Mission Beach or Self Drive||$209
|Tully River ex Cairns & Northern Beaches||$229
minimum age 13 years
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