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RnR White Water Rafting, Cairns, Queensland

Tropical North Queensland is renowned for Reef and Rainforest and the most exciting and fun way to discover this pristine rainforest is white water rafting.

RnR White Water Rafting, based in Cairns, is renowned as Australia’s white water rafting specialists, with over 17 years experience in Tropical North Queensland. RnR has established a reputation synonymous with safety, service and, above all, fun. Rafting in North Queensland has the advantage of tropical water temperatures and ease of access to complement breathtaking scenery and rapids.

Experience the thrills and excitement of white water rafting through World Heritage Rainforest and magnificent gorges of the Barron and Tully Rivers in North Queensland. Their half day Barron River Rafting experience is great if you are limited for time or can be combined with other activities to maximise your day. The world famous Tully River provides the most exciting day anyone could ask for. Hone your rafting skills on foaming white water traversing through World Heritage listed rainforest, numerous waterfalls and basalt formations. With up to five hours of rafting and over 45 rapids, you can experience the excitement of rapids with curious names like ‘Alarm Clock’. Enjoy an Aussie barbecue lunch riverside and relive the fun and excitement of the day on video at Rafters Cafe over a cold beer with some newly found friends.

So, see the rainforest from a different perspective while enjoying the fun and excitement of white water rafting with RnR, your rafting specialists, Tropical North Queensland, Australia

Touring Options

Barron River

The Barron River is North Queensland’s most exciting half day tour. Feel the rush of white water rafting within the awesome wilderness of Australia’s tropical rainforests. With over a decade of experience, join RnR qualified guides and negotiate the famous Rooster-Tail rapid and paddle through the majestic scenery of the Barron Gorge National Park. This option is great for groups, incentives and beginners and combines readily with other popular North Queensland adventure tours like hot air ballooning or horse riding. Experience rapids up to grade three.

Tully River

Join the thousands every year who raft the Tully River’s 45 rapids (up to grade four) in an action packed five hour white water adventure in remote World Heritage Rainforest! Rapids include the unforgettable ‘Alarm Clock’, ‘Wet and Moisty’, ‘Stair Case’ and the dramatic ‘Theatre’ – all before a riverside barbecue lunch opposite ‘Ponytail Falls’. A video of the day’s adventure and action photographs, plus an exciting range of RnR merchandise, is available for purchase after the trip at our exclusive Rafters Café in Tully. Humorous and informative commentary is supplied by RnR’s experienced and rigorously trained River Guides.


Popular Activities

  • White Water Rafting
  • Adventure
  • National Park
  • Rainforest
  • Wildlife
  • World Heritage

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