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Tully River White Water Rafting from Cairns or Mission Beach

Highlights
  • Half-day rafting trip on the Tully River, from Cairns or Mission Beach

  • Look for wildlife in an ancient rain forest that is part of a World Heritage site
  • Suitable for beginning and experienced rafting participants
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Tully River White Water Rafting from Cairns or Mission Beach
From US$93.49
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HALF DAY P.M. MISSION BEACHMost Popular
Departs 12 pm afternoon tour. Raft 6-km of grade 2, 3 rapids Pickup from Mission Beach at approximately 12 pm
US$93.49
HALF DAY A.M. MISSION BEACH
Departs 8am Morning tour. Raft 6-km of grade 2, 3 rapids Pickup from Mission Beach 8 am
US$93.49
HALF DAY Depart CAIRNS
HALF DAY PRICE FOR A FULL DAY OUT. Raft 6-km of grade 2, 3 rapids commencing at 9am. Includes approx 4 hours free time in stunning Mission Beach. Pickup from Cairns 7am Return approx 6.30pm
US$115.23
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Overview

Experience an exhilarating half-day whitewater rafting trip on the Tully River while in Cairns or Mission Beach. See some of the oldest rain forests in the world as you take on class 2 and 3 rapids in your own sports raft, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off from either Mission Beach or Cairns.

What to Expect

After morning or afternoon pickup from your accommodation in Cairns or Mission Beach, relax during the 45-minute drive to the Tully River.

Your van follows the winding Tully Gorge Road into Tully Gorge National Park, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics. At the launch site on the river, your guide provides equipment and instruction for your rafting trip.

Start in a calm section of the gorge, then test out your skills on a set of small rapids with your guide there to assist at every step. As you go along, the rapids get bigger, with stretches of calm water separate each group of rapids.

You might see Ulysses butterflies, rainbow bee eaters, and birds of prey as you float through rain forests that have been around for several hundred million years. At the end of your rafting trip, your vehicle returns you to your accommodation.


Reviews (25)
1 - 5 of 25 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
AWESOME RAFTING

On our road during a road trip we stopped in mission beach and heard about this company really good reviews so we decided to book with them. Very kindly they accepted a late booking and organised a half tour for us 2 hours after calling....More

1  Thank ocsalzard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Lots of fun!

Great family company. The guides were friendly and funny! Nice activity! We were only two for the half day. We have a lot of explications about the national park and the wildlife. I recommend it!

1  Thank Venture817032
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Half day rafting

Thanks to our terrific guides Max and Gilly for a great day out rafting. Genuine guys who were able to provide a great experience.

1  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 28 August 2018
Half day Tully Rainforest Raft with Wildside Adventures - AWESOME!!!

We chose to self drive to Tully Information Centre 12:30pm, where we met the rest of the group and our guides Max and John. Travelling from the information centre to the start of where you raft takes around 30mins in there 20 seat bus. (Pick...More

Thank ChelseaH1386
Reviewed 20 August 2018
Exhilarating! Great trip for parents and kids! (7-13 yrs)

Do this. You won't regret it! Guides John and Max went out of their ways to make this a perfect day. It was scary and hilarious and never felt unsafe. So as a mum I could also enjoy the rapids and white water. Make no...More

Thank Irene V
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