Adrenaline provides expert knowledge and, as such, your experienced rafting guide will impart all the tuition and vital ins and outs for you to gain the most from your day spent dominating the river, regardless of difficulty levels. Master its ebb and flow with a full safety briefing, including paddling techniques, what to do if you fall out of your raft and how to make the ultimate splash against other teams in the white-water rafting battleground.
Even though Adrenaline takes this rugged adventure activity very seriously, all packages and experiences, from half-day trips to a 10-day rafting expedition, are designed for maximum fun and the ultimate white-water wow factor.
From the gushing tropical rivers in Cairns, the glitter strip of the Gold Coast, to the coastal beauty of Coffs Harbour, mesmerising Sydney Harbour and its innumerable inlets, Adrenaline provides the perfect place for rafting tours and trips at the best prices.
White-water rafting is an extremely physical water sport and there is potential for the raft to flip. But the highly trained guides at Adrenaline will have the team back in the boat, and high and dry, in no time. Not all rafting experiences offered are of the white-knuckle variety. Adrenaline provides a range of packages for mellower conditions amid the most tranquil scenery.
You should simply feel free to go with flow. Your rafting guide provides full safety briefings prior to every white-water rafting tour with Adrenaline, so that even if there are occasional spills, you’ll be back in paddling action before you know it.
White water rapids are graded in ascending order from one to five, in terms of the implicit challenges for rafting teams. A grade five rapid is the most advanced ranking for a commercial rafting group.
The most important to do on this list is to listen to your guide at all times. He or she is professionally trained, with years of invaluable rafting experience. When they give the command to paddle, you should follow suit, unless your aim is for an unexpected dip in the water!
Prior to your white-water rafting adventure, it is also critical that you’re aware of what you’re getting yourself into, and this does not mean deep water. Rafting trips provided by Adrenaline are geared towards all experience levels, so it’s important that you choose the right rafting adventure for you and your group. Equally crucial on the don’t list is to not let go of the top section of the paddle grip, which is called the T Grip. This is especially important when you are approaching a rapid because if one of the team lets go of the T Grip, it could end up in the face of another team member, which can cause serious injury.
The best all-round advice for white-water rafters is not to panic. Your expert guide will provide a full briefing of what to do, should you fall into the river.
Listen carefully to their instructions and in the event that you do land in the water, look to your Adrenaline guide as they guide you calmly and safely back into the raft and successfully completing your exhilarating adventure.