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 El Arish Pub in the afternoon.

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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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$209 $209
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

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

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Around The Bend Dive Site

Cairns, Cairns Area
A bend in the reef at Osprey Reef gave this site its name, and it is well worth going Around The Bend at this exciting dive site. Often washed by currents, so generally done as a drift dive, Around The Bend is a plateau at the top of the reef wall with gutters, ridges and bommies to explore in depths to 30 metres.

The Oasis Dive Site

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Divers exploring The Oasis at Milln Reef, off Cairns, have a choice of exploring coral gardens in the shallows or a series of bommies in deeper water. The bommies are quite spectacular, rising from 20 to 30 metres and coloured by beautiful whip corals, soft corals and gorgonians.

Fitzroy Island Dive Site

Fitzroy Island, Cairns Area
Fitzroy Island is a popular day trip from Cairns and has a surprising amount of marine life. This charming continental island is close to the mainland, so doesn’t have great visibility. Around the island are rocky reefs with varying amounts of coral cover.

Turtle Bommie

Cairns, Cairns Area
Turtles are often encountered on the dive sites off Cairns and a good place to encounter one is Turtle Bommie. This magic dive site is located off Saxon Reef, with the terrain made up of coral gardens and a collection of small and large bommies in depths to 15 metres.

Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island, Cairns Area
Fitzroy Island is located near Cairns in Tropical North Queensland and is popular for daytrips due to its proximity to the coast. Fitzroy Island is a national park island with a small portion occupied by Fitzroy Island Resort.

Northern Great Barrier Reef

Cairns, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Cairns and Tropical North Queensland is the closest point in Australia to experience the Great Barrier Reef. When travellers visualise themselves on the Great Barrier Reef - they think of Tropical North Queensland.

Fitzroy Island National Park

Fitzroy Island, Cairns Area
Free Entry
Fitzroy Island National Park is rugged with diverse landscapes featuring granite outcrops, open woodlands, rainforest, mangroves and coral beaches. This island national park, close to the mainland, and its surrounding waters form part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

Green Island National Park

Green Island, Cairns Area
Free Entry
This small rainforest-clad coral cay is surrounded by coral reefs and is one of the Great Barrier Reef's most popular destinations. A true coral cay, it was formed over thousands of years by the build-up of sand and coral rubble deposited on the calm side of a platform reef.

Green Island

Green Island, Cairns Area
Green Island is a coral cay north-east of Cairns in Tropical North Queensland. The island boasts an unspoilt rainforest, stunning beaches and surrounding reef ... so close that you can snorkel directly off the beach.

Mackay Cay

Cape Tribulation, Douglas Area
The snow white sand and the crystal clear waters of Mackay Cay act as the ultimate holiday backdrop. As a small sand island approximately fifty kilometers from Port Douglas, Mackay Cay is located on the north west corner of the Mackay Reef.
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