Tully River Rafting from Cairns

Conquer grade 3 & 4 rapids on a wild ride through a spectacular gorge surrounded by World Heritage rainforest on this full-day river rafting experience.
Cairns, Australia
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
13 years
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
What's Included

  • Get up to $20 cash back per person when you book with us
  • A full day river rafting tour to the Tully River, with 3 hrs in the water tackling Grade 3 & 4 rapids
  • A hearty dinner at the Feluga Hotel, a traditional Queensland country pub
  • A full safety briefing & paddling instructions
  • The opportunity to purchase digital photos of all the action at the end of the day
  • Convenient return transfers from selected Cairns accommodation

Where we Visit:

  • Golden Gumboot in Tully
  • Tully River Gorge
  • Tully River
  • Feluga Hotel
What's excluded

  • Lunch
  • $30 per person rafting levy, which is payable on the day of travel
What to Expect

Australia's premier white water rafting river, the Tully, will see you conquering Grade 3 & 4 rapids as you carve your way through the spectaculargorge surrounded by pristine World Heritage Listed rainforest! Home to the 2019 World Rafting Championships, the Tully River has earned its reputation as a world-class river offering plenty of thrills and adrenaline-pumping action!


The tour starts with convenient pick-ups from your Cairns accommodation before the scenic drive to Tully, stopping briefly at the Golden Gumboot to meet up with fellow travellers. Then, you'll stop in Tully for a lunch break (own expense) to fuel up before an afternoon of water adventures. 


Travel to the top of the Tully River Gorge and get fitted with rafting gear before meeting your River Guide, who will give you a safety briefing and paddling instructions before it's time to hit the water!


For the next 3 hrs, you'll raft the world-renowned Tully River conquering awesome Grade 3 & 4 rapids!  The Tully is a Hydro River, and your guides know when the water is released, ensuring you'll have the very best possible rafting experience. Plus, no rafting experience is necessary; your River Guides have got you covered. All you need is to be able to swim competently!


Once you reach the take-out point, it's time to get out of the water and change into dry clothes before the short journey to the Feluga Hotel, a traditional Queensland country pub. Indulge in a hearty pub dinner with your guide and crew, view photos of your trip and compare river stories surrounded by a living history of epic rafting on the Tully River!

Finally, kick back and relax as we transfer you back to your accommodation in Cairns. 

Tour Options
  • Mission Beach pick up
    FromAUD $205
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  • Standard Mission Beach transfers to and from Cairns
    FromAUD $229
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Frequently Asked Questions

Swimwear, towel, change of dry clothes, secure footwear such as sandshoes or adventure sandals (no thongs), waterproof sunscreen, cap to wear under the helmet (optional). Hire shoes available for $5 if you don’t want your shoes getting wet. Thermal tops and dry tops are available for $5 for hire each. Also, bring your voucher and money for additional refreshments and purchase of any digital photos you may like as an awesome reminder of your epic adventure. Please leave jewellery and valuables at your accommodation.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • A competent swimming ability and a good understanding of English required
  • This tour is not suitable for anyone who may be pregnant
  • Dietary requirements must be advised at the time of booking
  • White water rafting contains a certain element of risk and all participants must sign a Liability Release Form prior to rafting
  • All times and activities in this itinerary are intended as a guide only and are approximate and subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control (i.e. weather/water)
  • The minimum age to participate is 13 years, those under 18 years must travel with a responsible guardian or adult
  • For your safety you will not be permitted to raft if we detect you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol and in these instances, no refund will apply

Cancellation Policy:

  • 50% refund for cancellations made within 48hours of tour departure
  • No refund for cancellations made within 24hrs of departure

Pickup Locations
  • 1 PLEASE EMAIL with your pickup location @ 10:15
  • 201 LAKE STREET (201 Lake St) @ 10:30
  • ACACIA COURT (230 lake street) @ 10:25
  • Accomodation on Sheridan (183-185 SHERIDAN ST) @ 10:25
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