RnR White Water Rafting, Cairns, Queensland

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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 20 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. Enjoy an Aussie barbecue lunch riverside and relive your experience over a cold beer with some newly found friends at our Cafe stop in the afternoon.

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Our Tours

Tully River Departing Cairns

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. Try a helmet GoPro video of your day or action photographs are available for purchase after the trip. Humorous and informative commentary is supplied by RnR's experienced and rigorously trained River Guides.

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$199 $199

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. Try a helmet GoPro video of your day or action photographs are available for purchase after the trip. Humorous and informative commentary is supplied by RnR's experienced and rigorously trained River Guides.

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$189 $189
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.

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$133 $133

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Clump Mountain National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park, on the scenic coast just north of Mission Beach, contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland. These rainforest remnants are important habitat for the endangered southern cassowary.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Mount Whitfield Conservation Park

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
The rainforest-clad slopes of the Whitfield Range form a dramatic backdrop to Cairns, offering bushwalking opportunities close to the city. Walking tracks through Mount Whitfield Conservation Park climb through shady rainforest gullies and dry open forest and grasslands with cycads to the top of Mount Lumley Hill.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$19 - 23
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a spectacular walk through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest. It is an iconic tourist attraction in the heart of the Wet Tropics. With a 350 metre long elevated walkway through the canopy, a cantilever, a 37 metre observation tower and more than 1200 metres of walking tracks, this attraction is a must do for anyone visiting the region.

Djiru National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in the wet tropics, including a rare patch of licuala fan palm forest and is one of the few places you're likely to see an unusual and endangered bird, the southern cassowary.

Tully Gorge National Park

Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
In this park, the Tully River plunges down the Cardwell Range, through the densely forested Tully Gorge, in Australia's wettest area, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Heavy rainfall encourages lush tropical vegetation and ensures plenty of white-water on the Tully River.

Licuala State Forest

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Licuala State Forest boasts several enjoyable walking tracks. Enjoy the native wildlife of the area as you walk around the forest…the Ulysses butterfly, cassowaries and green tree frogs. Be sure to look upwards to enjoy the sunlight shining through the beautiful palm leaves…it's truly remarkable!

Little Millstream Falls

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. A walking track leads to a viewing area over the falls. Here, in the rainshadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry, open woodland vegetation is dominated by eucalypts.

Tully Falls and Tully Gorge

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Follow the scenic Tully Falls Road to the spectacular Tully Gorge Lookout. The falls only run in a big wet season, but the walls of raw rock and rainforest which plunge 300 metres (984 feet) down to the Tully River are still an awe-inspiring sight.

Great Barrier Reef Islands

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Stretching more than 2,000 kilometres along the Queensland coastline and covering 35 million hectares, the Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef. It is home to an abundance of marine wildlife - including more than 1,500 brilliantly coloured species of tropical fish, 4000 species of molluscs, 400 species of sponge and 300 species of hard corals.
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