Tully River Rafting

The World Class Tully River. Get ready to conquer grade 3 and 4 rapids on a wild ride through a spectacular gorge, surrounded by World Heritage rainforest. The Tully River is internationally recognised as Australia’s best rafting river. Water levels are guaranteed throughout the year, thanks to the operations of the 88 MW Kareeya Hydro power station. Our Tully River rafting adventures coincide with the power station water release, ensuring you’re in for some serious action whenever you raft with us. Our Tully River rafting tours operate daily with departures from Cairns, Mission Beach and Tully. There’s no prior rafting experience necessary and both white-water thrill seekers and absolute beginners can tackle the rapids, as our world class River Guides have got you covered.

Get ready for awesome rainforest rafting on the Tully River. Tackle world class rapids as they rip down the gorge, with giant granite boulders and a scenic backdrop like no other.

Priced from ~ $225
Duration ~ Full Day
Minimum Age ~ 13
Fitness Level ~ Medium



Get ready for a white water adventure of a lifetime. You’ll smash down world famous grade 3 and 4 rapids during this epic rafting tour on the Tully River. Experience is not necessary. A sense of adventure is.


Our highly-trained Raft Guides are passionate about sharing the experience of a lifetime with you, keeping you safe and making sure you have an amazing day on the water. We set the benchmark for safety.


The Tully River is world class and hosted the 2019 World Rafting Championships. The titles were hotly contended by a few hundred of the world’s best rafters, from around 16 different countries. Raise your paddles.


Tully Gorge National Park is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, home to the world’s oldest continually surviving tropical rainforests. It’s home to plants and animals found nowhere else.


Mighty mountains covered with thick rainforest encase your rafting route. Giant basalt columns rise up, with waterfalls tumbling down around you. The beauty of this area will blow your mind.


The Tully River is an integral part of clean, green energy production, thanks to the operations of the 88MW Kareeya Hydro. You’re rafting in pristine water, which helps power North Queensland.

Tully River Rafting Rates and Information

Please note that you MUST HAVE a competent swimming ability and be able to understand and follow River Guide instructions in English, to participate in Tully River rafting. This is for your safety. English speaking and comprehension will be assessed by River Guides at the time of pick-up; if there are concerns about your ability to understand instructions and communicate with our River Guides, you will not be able to participate in the tour and no refund is available or will be provided. Rafting is not suitable for anyone who may be pregnant.

Dietary requirements must be advised at the time of booking. 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. If you have any medical conditions you are worried about, please talk to our friendly team. Action digital photos of the day will be available to buy at the end of the tour, please see link below.

Rates and Tour Duration

  • Price (ex Cairns)
    $229 per person + $30 levy = $259
  • Price (ex Mission Beach)
    $209 per person + $30 levy = $239
  • Price (ex Tully) (Self Drive)
    $199 per person + $30 levy = $229
  • Digital Action Photos
  • Tour Duration
    12 Hours
  • Rates are Valid to

Additional Information

  • Minimum Age
    13 years
  • Includes
    Return transfers, all training & equipment & 1 meal
  • What To Bring
    A smile on your dial and a sense of adventure. Please wear your swimming costume under your clothes and bring a towel and a spare change of clothes. In cooler months bring a long sleeved rash top or thermal. 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.
  • Don't Forget
    To wear secure shoes. Footwear with a heel strap must be worn and hire shoes are available for $5, if you don’t want your shoes getting wet. Thermal tops and dry tops available for $5 for hire each.
  • Valuables
    Valuables should be left at your accommodation. The following items can be left on the bus - dry clothes, daily medication, ticket / voucher, wallets and watches.

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