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River Boarding - Tully River - Cairns Departure (Excludes $35 Pay On Board Levy)


River board the Tully River on up to grade 3 rapids at face level!

Get involved in this white water adrenaline rush! Small groups (maximum 12) and 4 participants to 1 guide ratio makes for a safe and thrilling experience

Departing Cairns at early morning (pick-ups between 5.30 and 6am) this trip really makes the most of the day, arriving on the Tully river rearing to go. The tour starts with a safety swimming lesson, all participants must complete the safety swim through a grade 2 rapid to able to partake in the day, safety first!

Trip includes:

  • Pick up / drop off from Cairns city accommodation
  • Morning tea
  • Use of a world-class white water river board, The Fluid-Anvil
  • Safety gear including life jacket, helmet, knee and shin guards, wetsuit pants and fins
  • Rapid swimming training, including safety guidelines and board maneuvering
  • Up to 4.5 hours of white water action
  • Lunch
  • An action packed day you will never forget!

What to bring:

  • Swimming costume and shirt for water use Towel
  • Enclosed shoes for water use
  • Change of clothes and shoes
  • Water resistant sunscreen
  • Money for souvenirs
  • Sense of adventure

Being a water based adventure activity, there are some requirements needing fulfilled: You must be a confident swimmer, have a medium level of fitness and a comprehensive understanding of English.

River boarding is a physically demanding white water adventure. For your own protection, there are a number of compulsory requirements for individuals wishing to participate in this day tour.

All participants have to complete water confidence training, which will involve swimming a grade 2 rapid prior to the boarding tour. If unable to complete the training for whatever reason, individuals will not be able to participate in the boarding tour.

Every participant must sign a liability release form prior to commencing boarding or swim training. Passengers under the age of 18 years must have a parent or guardian sign on their behalf.

Please note that some medical conditions, impairments or disabilities may exclude participants from boarding for safety reasons (eg pregnancy). Participants should disclose any medical conditions (including food allergies) when booking

To participate in a Rapid Boarders day tour adventure you MUST be able to answer YES to the below statements:

  • I am a confident swimmer
  • I am medically and physically fit
  • I will have my A-game on, that means no drugs or alcohol
  • I can understand basic English instructions

Price: $200 +$35 levy payable on arrival

$35 levy is payable on arrival direct to Rapid Boarders and is not included in the price below

Minimum age 16 years, participants aged under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent/guardian present and able to sign liability release form on their behalf

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James Wright from Australia wrote on 06 December 2017


I would recommend this to everyone hands down, had so much fun and guys are easy going to get along with

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Patricia Holzmann from Germany wrote on 16 July 2016

We had an awesome day!

reliable pickup, friendly and always helpful guides and an adventures experience you'll never forget! The day we picked for our tour was rainy and a bit cold but that didn't stop as at all from having sooo much fun I highly recommend it for everyone with a sense of adventure!

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Nicholas Wilson from Australia wrote on 20 April 2016

Good shit

Excellent service and a great timr

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Elicia from Australia wrote on 19 March 2016

Looking forward to Round 2

I did it on a whim, but it was incredible. I have already talked some work mates into doing it when I go again in two months. This is going to become a regular thing. Worth every penny.

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Nihal Koshy from Australia wrote on 09 January 2016

River boarding - cairns

Best experience in cairns!

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