White Water Rafting - Half Day

Cairns, QLD

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  • White water rafting on the Barron River Gorge
  • Adrenaline-pumping experience
  • Fully guided adventure

Experience the excitement and adrenalin of white water rafting on this half day adventure to the Barron River Gorge in North Queensland. The rapids are graded 2-3 with two - 'Rooster Tail' and 'Cheese Churn' - in particular being challenging.

  • 1 person
  • Duration - 4 hours
  • Location - View Map
Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Half day white water rafting
  • Return transfers from Cairns accomodation
  • Insurance levy fee included

Your white water rafting experience starts with a pickup from your accommodation. You will meet your guide on the coach and will be transferred to Lake Placid, where the fun begins! Journey to Barron Gorge whilst your guides explain the safety procedures and safety equipment will be waiting for you upon arrival. Enjoy up to 2 exhilarating hours of white water action with your guide and negotiate rapids such the Cheese Churn, Hell's Gate and Rooster Tail. Once at Lake Placid, enjoy a swim, pack up your raft and change into dry clothes. You can then enjoy light refreshments while previewing the day's action photos at Blue Sky Brewery. Depart with transfers back to your accommodation.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow 4 hours for this trip
  • Available for afternoon departures only

PLEASE NOTE: This experience is not available on these dates • January 23 / 24 / 26 / 27 / 28 / 29 / 31 • February 03 / 04 / 06 / 07 / 10 / 11 / 15 / 16 / 18 / 20 • December 10 / 14 / 17 / 25

Numbers on the Day

There will be 7 people per raft plus your guide.


Rafting trips available year round due to high water levels, in the event of water levels too high after a cyclone, the trip will be cancelled and rescheduled.

Dress Code

To bring on the day swimming costume, lace up shoes (that can get wet), towel, change of clothes, water resistant sunscreen, a cap that can be worn under your helmet and money for photos, drinks and souvenirs after rafting.

... and Importantly


Not suitable for pregnant women.


  • Passengers will be required to sign a liability waiver form before their trip
  • Children under 18 years of age require a parent/guardian’s signature
  • Minimum age for white-water rafting is 13 years
  • Please leave any valuable items at home


Once this experience has been confirmed, any changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • At least 24 hours notice is required to reschedule a booking