Tully River Full-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns including Lunch

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Tully River Full-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns including Lunch
from USD $106.95
Want to go white water rafting on your vacation to Tropical North Queensland? Go rafting on the the Tully River on this action packed full-day white water rafting adventure from Cairns! The Tully River rafting adventure, one of Australia's most popular rafting excursions, winds through World Heritage Rainforest and offers rapids up to grade 4.
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In Brief

Mission Beach, Australia
12 hours
Instant Confirmation
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Led by a local guide
All necessary equipment included
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tully River, Queensland Australia

A spectacular rainforest lined river

Duration: 5 hours


  • Rafting at Tully Gorge
  • All rafting equipment (except shoes)
  • Experienced river guides
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (except from Tully)
  • Riverside lunch


  • Gratuities
  • Photos (available for purchase)
  • Rafting shoes (available to hire)
  • $30 levy

Departure Point

39 Porter Promenade, Mission Beach QLD 4852, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children aged 13-18 years require a parent or guardians counter signature on waiver form
  • Please bring lace-up shoes (that WILL get wet), swim suit and towel (you will need to be wearing your swim suit at the time of pick up), a spare change of clothes and sunscreen
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • PLEASE NOTE: the Tully River will be CLOSED from 5th - 12th August inclusive and 18th - 30th October inclusive due to power station maintenance in 2019.​​​​​​​
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Was so amazing, worth the long bus ride! If in cairns, it is a must do! Spent the day going down the Rapids and even when falling out, it was a blast! Lunch was served and delicious! Couldnt have asked for a better day
• Submitted 12 Dec 2019
Thank you to Paul for making our rafting experience a great one! Highly recommended when in Cairns..
• Submitted 12 Nov 2019
We had a great time. Fantastic fun rafting with vibrant and knowledgable guides in a spectacular setting. Opportunities to jump out and float downstream, slide into a plunge pool and jump off a 5-metre rock if you dare. It doesn't get any better than this.
• Submitted 27 Sep 2019
Superior rafting experience! Good tea/coffee and breakfast. Nice lunch. Friendly guide. Requires good amount of exercise during the activity. Make sure you understand the safety requirement and protect yourselves and others as I saw few peoples got hurt.
• Submitted 01 May 2019
OMG this was one of the most fun things I've ever done! We decided to book this trip for our last day visiting Australia. Our river guide was, Marty. We were so lucky to have Marty as our river guide, because in our opinion, he was the most experienced AND entertaining : Rafting wasn't too hard, but still exciting. If you know how to follow directions, then you can definitely do this. The views of the surrounding greenery were amazing! It was worth the trip, and the photographer took great pictures of us that we got to show everyone!
• Submitted 31 Oct 2017
Completely taken care of from hotel pick up to hotel drop off. Our guide, Morris, was extremely attentive to my nervousness while making it completely adventurous for my husband and three teenage boys. Then during the rafting trip, you walk into the forest and there is literally a BBQ waiting for you! Just a great day, great photos, great guide!!
• Submitted 10 Jul 2017
This was my favorite experience in Australia. There were just enough rapids to keep the adrenaline level high but not raise the fear factor. Our guide was awesome. In my opinion this is a must do for anyone visiting Australia.
• Submitted 15 Mar 2017
Well it was a work out but it was great the guide was awesome and I just would say be sure to bring sunblock. But the only negative thing is the BBQ didn't have many options.
• Submitted 13 Jan 2017
Jeremery was knowledgeable and safe instructor ...and the funniest person known to mankind! Sweet AS! From Los Angeles! Mom and daughter team!
• Submitted 17 Oct 2016
Amazing experience, felt safe, jeremey led our day.. Took the job seriously but made it enjoyable at the same time, even tho he got stuck with the US raft! Only negative ... Horseflies nipping at you all day (bring repellant)
• Submitted 10 Oct 2016
It was Great trip I would recommend it hell I will be going back there again to do it again.
• Submitted 28 Jul 2016
I will start will the little negatives first, when I booked this activity from viator the price did not include 30 levy per person nor did it mention any additional charges. I only came to know about it at a later date, although the additional cost itself was not a deal breaker but it is always nice to know the full cost. It probably is an issue with viator rather than the tour operator RagingThunder. This was our first river rafting experience and we thoroughly enjoyed it, missus is not an adventurous type of person so was apprehensive to start with but all the involved staff were really friendly and made sure we were safe at all times. Once we started there was no looking back and missus really enjoyed it. The food was good and the overall experience was fantastic. I have no hesitation in recommending this activity and operator.
• Submitted 29 Mar 2016
Second time out with those amazing guys! Love it and will recommend to everybody.
• Submitted 27 Mar 2016
amazing day, beautiful scenery, great rafting, meeting new friends a must do adventure
• Submitted 29 Feb 2016
MY daughter's favorite of ALL the things she did in Sydney and Cairns! She climbed the Sydney Harbor Bridge, toured the Opera House, did a private tour of Sydney Taronga Zoo, joined the Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park/Zoo, BUNGY JUMPED and did the MINGY SWING at Cairns, snorkeled the Great BArrier Reef and guess what, The TULLY RIVER WHITE WATER RAFTING WAS HER MOST FAVORITE!!! She didn't want it to end!!! FUN FUN FUN!!! A MUST DO!!!
• Submitted 29 Jan 2016
Just awesome, so much fun!
• Submitted 25 Jan 2016
from the hotel pick up to drop off the whole day was very organised, we had so much fun rafting, the guides were great and very safety conscious. Would definately recommend this to anybody looking for fun and thrills, not necessary to be a good swimmer, we had two non swimmers in our group
• Submitted 17 Jan 2016
• Submitted 06 Jan 2016
Awesome rafting trip. Rafting through the rainforest, and with comfortable temperatures in the water. Absolutely incredible. I loved every second. The waterfalls are fine for beginners, but also fun for those who have some experience. Good lunch halfway on the trip. Wish rafting trip was even longer. But it just means that I have to go back to do it again.
• Submitted 28 Dec 2015
What a great day. Had a fab trip with a great host Angelo who kept us amused and informed about the beautiful area we were rafting through. I bought pictures that their photographer took. A great reminder of our fun day. I would do again if I am in the area a must do while in cairns
• Submitted 08 Dec 2015
Fantastic day!! Great guide to take us down the Tully ! Thanks Paul! Very professional and operated as a team with everyone. Always took care of the customers!! I would come back and do it again for sure!
• Submitted 20 Jul 2015
Wow! Fab day, one of the best things we've ever done. Brilliant guide who made the day so much fun, a real adrenaline rush - my fiance is now trying to find somewhere in the UK to do it for his stag do as he loved it so much! Only downside is the photos are expensive, but all around great day out!
• Submitted 09 Jul 2015
My first time whitewater rafting and it was amazing! They let you hop off the boat and float the river a bit which was really fun. Guides were very knowledgable and fun! Would definatelyits reccomend.
• Submitted 10 May 2015
When you get there, there is an Extreme option. Don't book the extreme. It's exactly like the full day tour except you jump off a couple more rocks. Anyway, we had an AWESOME time!
• Submitted 25 Mar 2015

In Brief

Mission Beach, Australia
12 hours
Instant Confirmation
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Led by a local guide
All necessary equipment included

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