Barron Family Rafting

Family Fun on the River

  • Suitable for children from 6 years
  • Grade 1-2 rapids
Inc. all levies & taxes

Barron Family Rafting Info

Barron River Family Rafting

Foaming Fury offer a great introduction to white water rafting for children 6 -11 years' operating on the lower section of the Barron River rapids and Lake Placid.

Eight person rafts and two person sports rafts are used. This offers the opportunity to experience both styles of rafting during your trip. Sports rafts are two per raft with an adult and child in each raft.

Children 10 years old and above can be in a raft without an adult. A high guide to passenger ratio ensures safety is first class with an emphasis on having a fun day.

Experience the thrills of paddling rapids graded 1 - 2. Brief walk over rocks required to access rapid section. Dense rainforest surrounds Lake Placid, provides outstanding scenery.

Departures: Daily

  • Just 20 minutes from Cairns and 40 minutes from Port Douglas.
  • Cairns 2:00pm and returns 5:30pm
  • Port Douglas 1:15pm and returns 6:30pm
  • (departures are seasonal and times may vary)


  • Accommodation return transfers
  • Half day Rafting on the Barron River
  • Comprehensive safety instructions
  • Approximately 2 hours of rafting
  • Rafting Equipment
  • National Park Levy 

What to Bring:

  • Wear swimming costume under your clothes
  • Bring a towel, change of clothes, water resistant sunscreen
  • Money for souvenirs and snacks, hire of shoes if needed
  • Leave all jewellery and valuables at your accommodation

Please Note:

  • Tour needs a minimum of 8 to operate.
  • Tour subject to water levels
  • Please note that some medical conditions including pregnancy, disabilities or impairments may exclude participants from rafting for safety reasons. Passengers should disclose any of the above conditions at time of booking.

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