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Half Day Barron River White Water Rafting Tour - Raging Thunder

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Why You'll Love It

  • Only a short ride from Cairns 
  • Tame the mighty Barron River 
  • This half day trip is perfect for the beginner whitewater rafter 
  • Experience World heritage listed rainforest and canyons

What's Included

  • Up to 2 hours White Water Rafting
  • Tea and coffee at the end of your rafting trip
  • Guaranteed water levels all year round
  • All tuition - no experience necessary (most of your fellow rafters will have never rafted before)
  • All accommodation transfers

 


Itinerary

The Barron River is perfect for anyone who has never tried White Water Rafting or those looking for an afternoon of fun and excitement. 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.

Cairns - Depart 2pm for the 30 minute drive up the Barron Gorge Valley

Top Of the River - Gear-up with life jackets, helmets and paddles

Raft - From just below Barron River Power Station down a series of grade 2 and 3 rapids

Paddle - From the last rapid paddle the short distance to Lake Placid

Relax - Arrive at our afternoon tea location for a coffee or tea, and to view photos of the day’s action, return to Cairns approx 6.00pm 


Pickups / Departures

Departs Cairns & Northern Beaches daily at 2pm.

Returns Approx 6.00pm.


Extras

Extra costs:

Traveling before 31/03/17 AU$25 for insurance charges, land management agency prescribed daily client fee, water release fees, transfer costs, GST and administration charges is payable on the day of travel.

Traveling after 31/03/17 - AU$30 for insurance charges, land management agency prescribed daily client fee, water release fees, transfer costs, GST and administration charges is payable on the day of travel.

Please note: Rafting is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant. Min age 13 years old.


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Half Day Barron River White Water Rafting Tour - Raging Thunder

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