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Raging Thunder 1 Day Tully River Rafting

FROM: $224
5.0 (8 Reviews)

Departure Times

Departs: 6:00am | 10:00am - Daily
Returns: 6:00pm | 10:00pm - Daily

Pricing Options

RRP $229 $224 AUD / Person - Depart Cairns (Self Drive) (Between: 01 Apr 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
RRP $209 $204 AUD / Person - Depart Mission Beach (Transfers Included) (Between: 01 Apr 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
RRP $229 $225 AUD / Person - Depart Cairns (Transfers Included) (Between: 01 Apr 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)

The Tully River Rafting is the best adventure activity around, attracting visitors from around the globe

  • A sense of adventure is a must, but previous experience isn't necessary
  • Enjoy the thrill of a guided tour through the rapids of the Tully River for the adventure of a lifetime!
  • White water raft alongside your trained tour guides and learn the ropes of navigating the rapids for yourself! 
  • A thrilling experience in Far North Queensland and one for the bucket list

Raging Thunder 1 Day Tully River Rafting gives guests the chance to navigate the rapid waters of the Tully River for a thrilling and adrenaline pumping ride. Your highly trained river guide will control and navigate your raft, all while teaching you the correct techniques of having fun and rafting properly. They'll share the history and wonders of this magnificent landscape which few get to see while you enjoy a day you will never forget. 


  • An exciting river rafting experience
  • Guaranteed water levels all year round
  • All tuition - no experience necessary
  • BBQ burger lunch on the banks of the river (Tully Classic) or dinner at the Feluga Hotel at the end of the trip (Tully Rafting)
  • Accommodation transfers from Cairns City hotels and hostels
  • Grade 3 and 4 white water rafting 

Important Information

  • The minimum age is 13 years. Rafting is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant
  • A $30pp levy is payable on the day of travel directly to Cairns Adventure Group for national park land management and is included in the advertised price.


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What To Bring

  • Lace up shoes or sandals (or shoes are available for hire)
  • Swimming costume
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Money for souvenirs

What's Included

  • All tuition provided, no experience necessary
  • BBQ bankside lunch or dinner 
  • Accommodation transfers from Cairns City hotels and hostels

What's Extra

  • Advertised Pricing Includes a $30 levy that is payable on arrival directly to Cairns Adventure Group.

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What To Bring

  • Lace up shoes or sandals (or shoes are available for hire)
  • Swimming costume
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Money for souvenirs

What's Included

  • All tuition provided, no experience necessary
  • BBQ bankside lunch or dinner 
  • Accommodation transfers from Cairns City hotels and hostels

What's Extra

  • Advertised Pricing Includes a $30 levy that is payable on arrival directly to Cairns Adventure Group.

Please complete your Medical & Indemnity Form prior to travel by visiting www.raftform.com

Terms and Conditions

  • Rafting is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant.
  • Minimum age is 13 years and those under 18 must travel with a guardian or parent
  • If you have a medical condition or you are unsure that you are physically able to participate in the activity, we recommend that you consult with a medical practitioner
  • Prior to your rafting trip you will be required to complete a medical questionnaire and sign our liability waiver (either online or on paper)

All information provided at any time by Cairns Tours and our affiliates is subject to these Terms & Conditions. This includes but is not limited to tour information, pricing, blog posts, travel advice, itinerary information and availability.

Your Responsibilities:

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Cairns Tours/Mr Travel and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. Please refer to the specific tour page for full check-in instructions.

Prices/Extra Costs:

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.

Travel Risk/Insurance:

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 


It should be noted that any transport you have booked (buses, flights and ferries) through Cairns Tours is non-refundable and non-transferable. It might be possible to change flights however do note this must be done directly with the flight operator and we are unable to offer any support with this. This may incur change fees or cancellation fees, it depends on the T+Cs of the flight operators themselves. As we acted as a booking agent for you, it is possible to liaise with the airline directly should there be any unexpected events and the airline is forced to cancel your flights. If there are any changes to your flight times or days, we will get notified and send this email directly to you in a reasonable time.

Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages. 

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.


The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies. Not all tours offer transfers, please refer to the individual product to see if this is applicable to your tour.


All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Cairns Tours/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.

Information & Advice

All information, advice or pricing provided by Cairns Tours and our affiliates, or through any of our team, is subject to change. Cairns Tours articles and products are provided online for general information purposes only and are intended as guides. Any advice interpreted from information on the website (including but not limited to financial, immigration, employment and tax information) is not specialist advice and does not constitute legal, tax or other professional instruction. Cairns Tours does not guarantee that any information provided is up-to-date or accurate. Please obtain professional advice before actioning any advice, including but not limited to tax, immigration, employment, travel restrictions and finances.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.


Client Cancellations:

  • 50% refund for cancellations made within 48hours of tour departure.
  • No refund for cancellations made within 24hrs of departure.

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers' discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to: admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.

Supplier Cancellations:

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

All add-on activities (including but not limited to scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, helmet diving, guided snorkel tours, banana boat rides and waterslides) are subject to availability and price changing, and may not be available during your tour without notice. Guests are not eligible for refunds on the grounds of non-operating extra activities.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Travel Shop retail outlet located in Cairns, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Cairns Tours/Mr Travel online department.


All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Cairns Tours/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.

Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Cairns Tours/ Mr Travel. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.


Overall Rating

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 8 reviews

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Reviews by our Cairns Tours customers

Mikey Glover, 17 Aug 22
Mad day out, bloody loved it!
Oscar Brook, 11 Aug 22
A really fun day out on the river. The rapids are so fun.
Marcia Beer, 10 Jul 22
What a thrill!! I wasn't sure about this at first but I am so glad I did it! Legitimately one of the most fun things I've done in Australia!
Lucy Anwen, 01 Jul 22
Really fun even if I thought I was going to fall out a couple of times haha
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