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Tully River Rafting

5 Hours of Action Packed Rafting!
  • Full Day 45 Rapids | Grade 3-4
  • Guaranteed Water Levels
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Tully River Rafting  
FROM $184 per adult

Tully River Rafting Info


Raft the mighty Tully River, regarded as the best rafting river across Australia and New Zealand.  Go Wild with the first company to raft the Tully back in 1985... Raging Thunder offers an excellent full day of white water rafting on the Tully River. 

Each raft holds a maximum of seven passengers and one river guide, who teaches you the correct techniques during the day, and who will share with you the history and wonders of this magnificent landscape which few get to see.

The river is rated a Grade 3-4, which means there are some exciting rapids and guaranteed water levels all year round.  It really is a very memorable, fun day with the World Heritage rainforest providing an unforgettable backdrop.

With over 27 rapids on the river, this is the longest rafting trip available. No experience is necessary to raft these Grade 4 rapids.


  • Return hotel transfers (except self-drive)
  • Approximately 5 hours of white water rafting grade 3-4 rapids
  • All tuition, no experience necessary
  • Safety equipment including life jacket, helmet and spray jacket, 8 man raft
  • BBQ lunch beside the river
  • $30.00 rafting levy

Departures: Daily

  • The Tully Gorge is 2.5 hours from Cairns and 1 hour from Mission Beach
  • Cairns at 6:30am, returns approx. 6pm
  • Mission Beach at 7:30am, returns approx. 4pm
  • Self Drive: Please meet at the El Arish Tavern - Turn right off highway in Ryrie St, to the end on the left in  El Arish,  no later than 8:30am in the morning.

What to Bring: 

  • Lace-up shoes or sandals that won't fall off your feet (can be hired on the day)
  • Swimming costume
  • Change of clothes (sweater for bus ride home)
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Money for souvenirs and snacks, photos etc.
  • Please do not wear any jewellery - it is recommended that you leave anything of value in your hotel safe for this trip.


  • Rafting is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant
  • Child minimum age for Tully rafting is 13 years.

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