Barron River Rafting Adventure from Cairns with Hotel Transfers

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Experience the thrill of rafting on the Barron River. Spend your afternoon paddling on the rafts and sliding through the moderate rapids which can be enjoyed even by beginners.


The Barron River flowing under the Kuranda Railway is a rafting spot that you can enjoy enough even with its moderate flow. Amateurs can participate and experience the thrill of this adventure. A rafting expert will guide you throughout your ride.


  • Coffee

  • Tea

  • English-speaking guide
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Barron River Rafting Adventure from Cairns with Hotel Transfers

Duration: 3:30 - 5:30 hour(s)
Available: Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Coffee / Tea / English-speaking guide
  • Pick-up from Port Douglas +

    Pick-up Time: 10:00 - Port Douglas City 10:10 - Port Douglas outskirts 10:20 - Thala Beach Nature Reserve * Transfers from Port Douglas are applicable only for bookings with minimum of 2 persons

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  • 12:45

    Hotel Departure by Bus

  • Activity Guidelines

    Ride the bus that goes under the scenic Kuranda Railroad. Relax on board while the tour staff gives information and details of your rafting adventure.

  • 14:45

    Rafting Adventure

    Head to the starting point and get on the raft. The river guide will explain how to use the paddle and give you some safety precautions. Enjoy riding along the stream while having a nice view of the wonderful scenery.

  • 16:30

    Free Time

    Have plenty of chances to swim in the clear water, admire the lush green rainforest around the Barron River and relax while drinking coffee and tea.

    * You can purchase the photos of your activity at this time.
    * Toilet and change rooms are available on the area.

  • 17:30

    Drop-off at Select Hotels in Cairns

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  • Children below 13 years old are not allowed to join the activity. There will be no services offered to watch/keep children during the rafting.

  • Participants under the age of 18 should be accompanied by full paying adults (parents or guardian).

  • Guests with the following conditions may not be able to participate in the activity (please indicate upon booking): - disabilities and handicaps - cardiac disease - diabetes - asthma - epilepsy - bone injuries

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • Swimsuit

Requirement(s) - Others
  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.

Additional Note(s)
  • Restroom (only at the end point) and lockers are not available at the starting point.

  • This tour requires a surcharge (National Park Fee) of AUD $30 to be paid on site.

  • Activity provider will not take responsibility in any case of theft, lost valuables and similar situations. Injuries will be treated with first aid only.

  • Guests staying at hotels not included on the provider's list will be required to go to the nearest available hotel.

  • Souvenir photos of the activity are available for purchase. *Photos will be sold only on the day of the activity and will not be available at a later date. Please prepare cash, credit card or traveler's check in advance if you wish to purchase.

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

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Cancellation Policy

  • 100% cancellation fee applies if cancelled 24 hours prior to date of travel.

    For group bookings (15 persons or more) - 100% cancellation fee applies if cancelled 7 days prior to date of travel.

Change Policy

AU$50 will be charged when you change the date of your booking.
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