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Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

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Overview
Enjoy an outdoor adventure in Queensland with a 2-hour white-water rafting tour in Barron Gorge National Park. This experience is a suitable introduction to river rafting for first-timers, providing an exhilarating time with a rafting guide. Take in rainforest views along the Barron River as you navigate rapids up to grade III. When booking, you have the option to include pickup in Cairns and the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas, or drive yourself to the starting point.
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    Foaming Fury
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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    Barron Gorge National Park
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • High-adrenaline white water rafting experience
  • Spectacular views of the Barron Gorge from the water
  • Full instruction provided: suitable for complete beginners
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Cairns or Port Douglas
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from your Cairns or Port Douglas hotel and a short transfer to Lake Placid in Barron Gorge National Park. On arrival, get suited up in your safety gear, listen to the safety briefing, and learn the basics of paddling and balancing the raft. Once you’re ready, climb aboard and set out along the Barron River. Admire the stunning scenery as you paddle through the Barron Gorge, beneath soaring cliffs, steep ravines, and dense rain forest. Glide downstream, picking up speed as you pass over Class II and III rapids, and tackle tricky river passages with the help of your guide. Afterward, return to shore, where a driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotels and accommodations in Cairns, Northern Beaches and Port Douglas.
Duration
3h 30m
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Cairns or Port Douglas with transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Safety equipment
  • River guide
  • National park fees
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Foaming Fury
  • Entry/Admission - Barron Gorge National Park
Exclusions
  • AU$30 river levy (payable direct)
  • Optional extras such as shoe rental ($5)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Snacks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Children between 12 and 17 years require a parent or guardian to sign a waiver form
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We completed the half day rafting and haven’t stopped talking about it since; it was on my wife’s bucket list! All staff members from Foaming Fury was friendly and knowledgeable and help make a relaxed and fun afternoon. Our team leader / guide was Jason who was awesome and led
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I did the Barron River white water rafting activity with Cairns Adventure Group (Foaming Fury) during our visit to Port Douglas in Feb 2020. White water rafting was on my bucket list and I couldn't let this opportunity go by. Joe and his team of experienced guides made sure the
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Thanks to Colin she was a great guide lots of fun lots of laughs and managed to keep everyone in the raft, she really knew how to work that raft. She had some good info on the area also. Definitely worth looking into if you are in the area or just passing through, it’s only
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Nick was my groups guide and he helped us have a ton of fun and learn how to white water raft. Everyone was very friendly and they took photos as you went down. Would highly recommend doing this!! The guides make sure you are safe and comfortable throughout the day.
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It was so funny from start to the end. Our guide James was so good at telling us what to do and good to make it to a funny and good experience! Best recommendation from me to James and the whole crew!
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By: Foaming Fury
TiggerPooh2000
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Half Day Rafting
We completed the half day rafting and haven’t stopped talking about it since; it was on my wife’s bucket list! All
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Alexander Polorotoff
Sydney, Australia
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If adventure is in your blood give these guys a go
I did the Barron River white water rafting activity with Cairns Adventure Group (Foaming Fury) during our visit to
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Phillip W
11
One day stop over in cairns
Thanks to Colin she was a great guide lots of fun lots of laughs and managed to keep everyone in the raft, she
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Helen W
11
Great family fun, river tubing
Jason was our guide and made sure our day was super fun for our family of four. He was brilliant with my boys aged
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Rick B
11
Rick and Linda
Ashley was our guide and she was very professional and made the trip a lot of fun. I would highly recommend this
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Hayley V
11
Great time white water rafting
Nick was my groups guide and he helped us have a ton of fun and learn how to white water raft. Everyone was very
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Nikolai Hansen
11
Absolutely awesome!
It was so funny from start to the end. Our guide James was so good at telling us what to do and good to make it to
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Coco M
10
Best guide
Everything was good, all the information the staff and the best guide James, or jamanji 😉 good looking as well
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Alexander R
Brisbane, Australia
52
Brilliant arvo on the Barron!!
Thank you to the team at Foaming Fury for a brilliant action-packed afternoon on the Barron! Big shout out to
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Dean B
Pakenham, Australia
10
Great fun on the river
We did the half day rafting from Cairns and it was a great day. We got picked up from our hotel and driven up to
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h 30m
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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