Barron River

Half Day White Water Rafting

———— Perfect For First Time Rafters

Book Barron River Rafting direct from $136, perfect for first time rafters with tea and coffee served at the end of the trip.

This afternoon Cairns Tour is only 20 minutes from Cairns, with no rafting experience necessary. Perfect for anyone 13 years and older looking for a fun afternoon of adventure.

Your afternoon White Water Rafting on

the Picturesque Barron RIVER

—— Through the Barron Gorge National Park

Prepare for plenty of thrills and excitement as we paddle through rapids, surf the rafts into the free standing waves and go over the huge drop at Rooster Tail.

Cairns Hot Air Balloon

All Training Provided

Cairns Hot Air Balloon

Great For First Timers

Cairns Hot Air Balloon

Raft Surfing

Cairns Hot Air Balloon

Rainforest Setting

  • Refreshments

    Relax with a Tea or Coffee after the trip

  • What To Bring With You

    Secure footwear (or available to hire)
    Beach wear (board shorts and swimmers)
    Dry clothes, towel and sunscreen
    Daily medication
    Your booking confirmation and money for extras


——— please read before making your booking

Medical Conditions

By booking this tour you confirm that you do not have a medical condition that would make it unsafe to participate. If you are pregnant you will be unable to raft with us.

If you have a medical condition or are unsure that you are physically able to participate, we recommend that you consult with a medical practitioner.

Medical Questionnaire & liability waver

Prior to your rafting trip you will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and sign our liability waiver (either online or on paper).

The liability waiver forms part of the contract, which can be read online here before booking

Date Changes

Your tour dates can be changed up to 24 HOURS before the tour departs at no additional charge. Changes inside 24 hours forfeit 100% of the total price paid.


The minimum age for rafting is 13 years.
If under 18 years written parental consent is required.


Raging Thunder Adventures

—————— The Best In Cairns Rafting Est. 1984

White Water Raft on the Barron River with the best : best customer service and the best guides. You’re in safe hands with the Raging Thunder Adventures crew, so step outside your comfort zone and push personal boundaries with a Cairns rafting experience you’ll remember forever.

To book your next adventure call

1800 801 540

or book and pay online

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