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White Water Rafting, Barron River Half Day - Cairns

White Water Rafting, Barron River Half Day - Cairns

The Barron River is conveniently located just 20 minutes away from Cairns. This half day white water rafting adventure leaves you plenty of time to enjoy other tours on the same day.

Barron River (Cairns)
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  • Description

    The Barron River is conveniently located just 20 minutes away from Cairns. This half day white water rafting adventure leaves you plenty of time to enjoy other tours on the same day. The Barron River has grade 3 rapids, which means they are perfect for first time rafters. Your trained and experienced river guides will offer you all the tuition needed to enjoy approximately two hours of whitewater rafting - including a safety briefing, paddling techniques, what to do if you fall out of the raft and how to create the best splash in the water wars against the other rafts. Each raft holds a maximum of seven passengers and one river guide, who will guide you safely down your river adventure. Infact every one of our guides in expertly trained by internationally renouned safety company Rescue 3. When you arrive at the river you will be fitted with a helmet and life jacket, allowing you to float along the river should you happen to fall out. Its so safe that you don't even have to be able to swim to enjoy rafting. Plus all of the rafts stay togeather, traversing the rapids in a carefully planned sequence with guides providing cover from the river banks. During the day you will discover why the Barron’s rapids have names such as "Face Wash", "Butcher's Knife", "Kitchen Sink" and "Mother In Law". The Barron River is mainly grade 2 and 3 rapids. Trips depart daily from Cairns.

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  • Reviews
    3 Reviews
    5 out of 5

    The white water rafting was a chance for a thrill, but also a chance to get a close up look at the nature in this area which is amazing

    Michael   5 out of 5

    I highly recommend the ranging thunder white water rafting I had the time of my life and adrenalin is the place to book

    Carolyn G   5 out of 5

    Was a fun experience, I've never tried it before so I was a bit nervous at first, but it's a really great team building exercise. Our guide/ instructor was very experienced so we had nothing to worry about :)

    Kitty c   5 out of 5
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • An average level of fitness is required; no previous white water experience is necessary
    • If you are over 13 years of age, love the outdoors and feel comfortable in the water, you are in for a great time!
    • If you have any medical conditions or dietary requirements that may be relevant please inform the staff at Adrenalin and your guides prior to the trip

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Lace-up runners/sandshoes that will get wet (or rent ours)
    • Swimmers
    • Shorts and t-shirt
    • Sunscreen, cap/hat
    • Towel
    • Dry change of clothes for the trip home
    • Jumper/pullover
    • Sunglasses and strap
    • Personal medications
    • Do NOT bring/wear jewellery such as necklaces, bracelets, earrings, etc

    What is Supplied

    • Guides
    • Instruction
    • Rafts
    • Buoyancy vests and helmets
    • Wetsuits and spray jackets
    • Maximum of 7 passengers per raft
    • Price includes $25.00 Pay On Board fee comprising land management agency prescribed daily client fee, water release fee and part recovery of public risk insurance premiums and Government taxes and charges is payable on the day

    More Information

    This half day of white water action begins daily at about 2.15pm and will have you returning to Cairns happily exhausted around 6.00pm depending on the day and river levels. Your trip will be photographed for you and will be available for viewing and purchase at the end of the day. You are welcome to bring along a waterproof disposable camera to capture the action. Free pick-up from all hotels and backpackers in Cairns is available. 

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