Barron River Rafting Adventure

Barron Rapid
Barron Rapid
Barron Rapid

Spend an action packed afternoon on the Barron River with this rafting adventure with Raging Thunder. This half day tour is the ideal introduction to rafting for first time or inexperienced rafters, giving you a taste of adrenaline on grade 2 and 3 rapids.

You'll receive a safety briefing and paddle technique demonstration from your trained and highly experienced guide was well as advice on what to do if you fall out of the raft and how to gain the upper hand against other rafts during the especially fun 'water wars'.

Conveniently located just 20 minute from Cairns, you'll enjoy approximately 2 hours of white water rafting fun. Each raft is equipped for a maximum of 7 passengers including your river guide who will help to make your rafting adventure a fun yet safe experience.


  • White Water Rafting
  • Photos and merchandise available to purchase on the day


  • 2 hours of white water rafting
  • All tuition, no experience needed
  • All accommodation transfers
  • Tea & Coffee at the end of rafting


Departs: 2.00pm daily from Cairns Hotels / Return approx 6.00pm
Departs: 9.30am daily from Port Douglas Hotels / Returns approx 6.30pm.

Additional Info

Children: 12 years and under are not able to participate. Children 13 years and over are charged as adults.
Excludes: Levy of $30 per person Pay on Board fee for insurance charges, land management agency prescribed daily client fee, water release fees, transfer costs and administration charges is payable on the day of travel.
Note: 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. 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. Prior to your rafting trip you will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and sign a liability waiver.
What to Bring: Lace-up shoes or reef sandals, swimming costume, change of clothes, towel, sunscreen, money for rafting levy and souvenirs.
Operated By: Raging Thunder Adventures