Rafting in Barron Gorge National Park, located only 20 minutes from the centre of Cairns (40 minutes ex-Port Douglas). It’s known for its rugged rainforest mountains, steep ravines, the mighty Barron Falls and of course, Barron Gorge, which has been carved out over thousands of years by the Barron River.

This is where we do our half day white water rafting tour, on the ebb and flow of the Barron River, as it snakes its way down from the mountains and heads out to the Coral Sea. This is a scenic rafting / rainforest adventure which combines calm water floating with a series of white water rapids for adventure and action.

The Barron River Half Day Tour is a fantastic introduction to White Water Rafting. It’s fun, exciting and exhilarating, suitable for all the family*. Enjoy up to two hours rafting, on up to grade 3 rapids.

*Minimum age to participate is 12 years

Our rafts carry up to seven passengers plus your river guide. No experience necessary.

Let our guides entertain you on this spectacular river, offering guaranteed water levels year round!

What is included

  • Return transfers (from Cairns and Port Douglas additional costs apply),
  • 2 Hours White Water Rafting (up to grade 3 rapids),
  • All Tuition (and safety equipment),
  • River Guides (professional and certified),
  • Barron Gorge National Park (stunning rainforest).
  • Optional Extras: Shoe Hire ($5) | Snacks & Souvenir Photos

What to Bring

  • Ticket or voucher
  • Swimming costume (you will get wet)
  • Lace up shoes or sandals that won’t fall off
  • Towel
  • Dry clothes
  • Sunscreen but don’t apply to the back of your legs
  • Money for photos & rafting levy
Pay on Board Rafting Levy of $30.00 per person



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