Posted on 22/09/2020
Cairns Adventure Group Cairns Adventure Group

Half-Day Barron River White-Water Rafting Experience from Cairns or Port Douglas

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The Barron River half-day experience is a fantastic introduction to white water rafting. It's fun, exciting, and exhilarating, suitable for all the family. Paddle through the World Heritage-listed rainforest of the Barron Gorge National Park and take on the thrilling Grade Three rapids of the Barron River as it winds its way towards the Coral Sea.

◾ Admire the stunning rainforest landscapes of Barron Gorge National Park
◾ Enjoy a mixture of peaceful floating and more exciting action
◾ Full instructions are provided before the activity

Good to know before you go

DURATION: 4 hours (inclusive transportation and preparation for the activity)
STARTING PICK UP TIME: 2.00 pm (approximately)
MEETING POINT: Designated meeting points in the Cairns and Port Douglas area
MOBILE TICKET: Use your phone or print your voucher
OPENING SEASONS: All year round (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays)
CUTOFF TIME: 24 hours
WHO CAN COME: This white water rafting activity is suitable for anyone above the age of 12

What is included

✔ Return transfers from Cairns and Port Douglas
✔ 2 Hours White Water Rafting
✔ All tuition and safety equipment
✔ River Guides (Professional and Certified)
✔ Barron Gorge National Park (Stunning rainforest)

Description - What to expect

Have fun with a 2-hour actual white-water rafting experience in Barron Gorge National Park, known for its rugged rainforest mountains, steep canyons, and the falls formed out over thousands of years by the Barron River.

Meet your instructor at Lake Placid, Just 20 minutes from central Cairns and 40 minutes from Port Douglas, and get ready for your rafting experience on the river. Marvel at the area’s scenic beauty and enjoy a mixture of peaceful floating and more exciting action.

During your rafting experience, you will be navigating rapids up to grade three as the river winds its way down from the mountains toward the Coral Sea. This rafting activity requires no previous experience, which makes it ideal for first-timers.

Important Info

◾ Please note that $30.00 per person Raft Levy is payable to Foaming Fury on day of activity
◾ Wear a swimming costume under your clothes
◾ You must wear shoes - reef sandals, sneakers or anything with an ankle strap is suitable.
◾ Bring a towel and a spare change of clothes
◾ Leave all of your jewelry at your accommodation
◾ Hire shoes are available for hire at $5/pair if you do not wish to get your own shoes wet
◾ During booking give your exact pick-up location and your mobile number
◾ If you self-drive please meet at 100, Lake Placid Road at 2:30 pm


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