Barron River Rafting Info

Barron River Rafting - Foaming Fury

The Barron River half day tour is a fantastic introduction to White Water Rafting. It's fun, exciting and exhilarating for all the family. Let the guides entertain you on this spectacular river.


  • Approximately 2 hours of rafting Grade 3 rapids
  • Barron Gorge National Park
  • All rafting equipment and life vests supplied
  • Rafts carry up to 7 passengers plus River Guide
  • All tuition (no experience necessary)
  • Accommodation transfers from Cairns, Northern Beach & Port Douglas (except for self-drive)
  • National parks fees

Departs daily: 

  • Only 20 minutes from Cairns & Northern Beaches & just 40 minutes from Port Douglas
  • Pick up Port Douglas : 1:15pm daily
  • Return Port Douglas : 6:30pm
  • Pick up Cairns : 2pm daily
  • Return Cairns : 5:45pm
  • For a self-drive, meet the group at the Lake Placid Car Park at 2:30pm.

What to Bring:

  • Wear swimming costume under your clothes
  • Towel
  • Money for souvenirs and snacks
  • Leave all jewelery and valuables at your accommodation
  • Change of clothes
  • Water resistant sunscreen
  • Bring $5 for shoe hire OR bring Secure Footwear - lace up shoes or sandals that will get wet


  • Minimum age for Rafting is 12 years. 
  • Every participant must sign a Liability Release Form prior to commencing rafting and some packages. 
  • Medical Conditions: some medical conditions, disabilities and impairments may exclude participants from rafting for safety reasons, e.g. pregnancy and serious vision impairments. Passengers should disclose any medical condition, disabilities and impairments at time of booking

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