All about the 1 Day Xtreme Tully River Rafting

White Water Rafting in Queensland is not for the faint-hearted, but an exhilarating ride down a raging river in an inflatable rafting boat provides excitement that will be difficult to beat.

Not only is white water rafting exciting, it's a fantastic source of exercise! A really fun adventure filled day out from Cairns.


1 Day Xtreme Tully River Rafting
Tour itinerary - 1 Days

  • 1 Day Rafting on the Tully River
    Xtreme rafting is a small, exclusive trip with our very best river guides taking you on the wildest ride possible through the more thrilling paths to the best rapids. You can also go rock jumping, rapid swimming and raft surfing throughout the day.

    It's faster ... it's a greater rush... it’s extra challenges ... it's XTREME !

    Cairns - Depart 7.00am to travel to Tully and meet Mission Beach rafters
    Morning - Rafting in the Tully Gorge after safety briefing and paddling instruction
    Lunch - Delicious BBQ lunch beside the river
    Afternoon - Rafting in the Tully Gorge , stopping to try raft surfing, rapid swimming and rock jumping. We raft to today’s finish point, then change into dry clothes
    Tully - We have a brief comfort stop, chance to view & purchase photos of the day’s action, approximate return to Mission Beach 4.30pm / Cairns 6.00pm
Real Adventure Group Real People
Real Aussie Says:
A great day out White water Rafting from Cairns. Xtreme Rafting is designed for confident swimmers, and gives you the wildest rafting experience on the Tully River.

1 Day Xtreme Tully River Rafting Price information AUD per person



Tour code: ATRET
Secure your seat today with only a 10% deposit!
Depart Cairns
Local fees payable
Local environmental charges

Departure information


Daily (except 25 December & January 1) from Cairns at 6.30am, Mission Beach 7.30am & Tully at 8.30am, Cairns, Queensland, Australia


More information

" > What to bring
  • What's included
  • Important Notes

    Things you need to know about this tour
    • Local payment of $30 includes: Land management, water release fee, insurance and government charges.
    • All prices shown are inclusive of the local payment.
    • Shoes available to hire for $4.
    • Open dated reservations must be booked at least 7 days in advance.
    • Minimum age for rafting is 15 years. Rafters 15-17 must be accompanied by an adult. No experience necessary but participants must be confident swimmers and have a good understanding of English.
    • Rafting is not recommended for pregnant women.
    • Please advise of any health conditions at time of booking.

    Similar Tours to 1 Day Xtreme Tully River Rafting

    Jump from Australia's only dedicated bungy tower

    Bungy Jump

    Head into the Cairns rainforest for the ultimate activity for thrill seekers and extreme adventurers.

    There's nothing better for the soul than jumping off a tower with a rubber band attached to your ankles in Cairns, Australia. This bungy jump is something you will long remember as you safely bounce back close to the ground before being lowered to the ground.

    Jump from Australia's only dedicated bungy tower

    Biggest Day Out

    Unlimited Bungy Jumps in One Day. Australia's One and Only Bungy Tower

    Don't just bungy jump, take on the Minjin Swing as well, by yourself or with friends. The Minjin Swing allows you to hurtle at 120 kilometres per hour as you swing from 45 metres in the air to 1 metre off the ground.

    Skydive up to 14,000ft (up to 60 secs freefall)

    Skydive Any Location Pass

    Experience the awesome world of skydiving! Up to one minute of freefalling with speeds accelerating to 220km per hour.

    Can't decide where in Australia you want to skydive? Book this open dated pass and choose to jump at any of several East Coast skydive locations!

    Soar above the Atherton Tablelands, floating above the Mareeba

    Balloon Adventures Standard Flight 30 minutes

    Soak up the views from above with a scenic 30 minute hot air balloon flight.

    Let us introduce you to the safe and exciting sport of Hot Air Ballooning, in a spectacular dawn trip which highlights the diverse eco-culture of the Cairns region. Enjoy views of the Australian landscape and wildlife.

    Access the Outer Reefs in 90 minutes

    Bungy and Outer Reef Experience

    A great way to see both the Reef and Rainforest when travelling to Cairns!

    Go on an adventure with the two MUST DO Cairns activities - Bungy Jump surrounded by World heritage rainforest one day then Snorkel some of the best locations on the Outer reef the next day!! Must be split over 2 days!! Daily departures!!

    Skydive up to 14,000ft (up to 60 secs freefall)

    1 Day Skydive Cairns

    Skydive in tropical paradise with a tandem skydive over Cairns, guaranteed to be an unforgettable lifetime experience!

    Jump out of a plane over tropical Cairns from 14,000 feet strapped to an experienced parachutist for a tandem skydive to remember for the ages. Go on, you know you want to, do it!

    Modern and fast 'Sea Quest' dive vessel for your comfort

    1 Day Sea Quest Outer Reef Cruise

    Welcome aboard our luxury vessel, offering fantastic value for money with unlimited snorkelling and the chance to do up to two dives per day, at two different reef locations.

    This popular day trip is for the snorkeller or diver who wants a dedicated, luxury boat with like-minded people travelling to the outer reef and multiple reef sites in one day.

    In Style
    Real Sailing – engines switched off for great sail home/hoist sails /take the helm if want!

    1 Day Ocean Free Green Island and Great Barrier Reef Day trip

    Ocean Free is the only one day sailing boat from Cairns plus you will visit the magnificent Green Island.

    Ocean Free sails you leisurely to Pinnacle Reef, an exclusive mooring on the eastern lee of Green Island. Green Island is a fully developed coral island situated only 26 km from Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef. Its protected waters are the perfect location to discover the reef snorkeling and scuba diving.

    Over four hours to explore the Outer Great Barrier Reef, offering quality diving and snorkelling experiences.

    1 Day Reef Quest Premium Day Tour

    Get ready for the trip of a lifetime on board our prestigious new vessel ReefQuest!

    You are provided with unrivaled comfort on this day tour as you visit some of the best dive and snorkel locations on the Outer Great Barrier Reef at Norman, Saxon and Hastings Reefs. These reefs are on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef approximately 70km offshore. These unique sites offer superb coral formations and an abundance of coral and marine life!

    Raft the famous Tully River with its 45 rapids

    1 Day Tully River Rafting Adventure

    Based in Cairns, provides white water rafting on Australia's Tully River.

    Australia’s most famous one day white-water rafting experience! Raft the Tully River’s 45 rapids in an action-packed five hour white-water adventure in remote World Heritage Rainforest. A riverside BBQ lunch is included so you can replenish your batteries before the afternoon’s remaining rapids. At the end of the day photographs are available for purchase when you stop for refreshments at an exclusive Café.

    Raft the famous Tully River with its 45 rapids

    2 Day Skydive and Tully River Rafting Combo

    A great way to do two of the most popular activities from the town of Cairns, North Queensland. Skydive one day and then feel the rush of white water rafting down the Tully River the next.

    A great way to do two of the most popular activities from the town of Cairns, North Queensland. Skydive one day and then feel the rush of white water rafting down the Tully River the next.

    Raft the famous Tully River with its 45 rapids

    4 Day Tropical Adventure Activity Package

    Tully Rafting, Hot Air Balloon Flight, Deep Sea Divers Den Day Trip (Sea Quest) & Fitzroy Island sea kayak & snorkel half day trip

    Four days of great activities in and around the tropical town of Cairns including white water rafting, ballooning, Great Barrier Reef trip and a day on Fitzroy Island off the coast of Cairns.

    Learn to dive over 4 days

    4 Day Budget Padi Open Water Dive Course

    Learn to dive from Cairns over 4 days on this great value PADI course

    With over 40 years experience, Deep Sea Divers Den is the best place in Cairns to learn to dive! It's Cairns only fully covered purpose built dive pool heated to 32 degrees all year, 4 modern air-conditioned classrooms with state of the art teaching facilities.

    Modern and fast 'Sea Quest' dive vessel for your comfort

    4 Day PADI Open Water Dive Course

    This PADI Open Water certification will allow you to learn to dive on the Great Barrier Reef.

    Start your new life today, let SCUBA introduce you to all that is beautiful, its in our backyard! 4 days to learn to dive in Cairns including 2 days of classroom and pool training and 2 days on a live aboard boat doing training dives. If you are thinking about taking the plunge our 5 day PADI "Open Water" dive course is by far the most popular way to do it.

    Minke Whale Expedition

    4 Night Liveaboard Minke Whale Expedition

    Thse trip will include a total of 16 dives on the Outer Barrier Reef's Ribbon Reefs.

    Minke Whale expeditions to The Great Barrier Ribbon Reefs between May and July yearly. Explore the wonders of the Ribbon Reefs on board our luxury liveaboard vessel OceanQuest. See the best of The Great Barrier Reef at our most exciting time of year. BOOK NOW 2019 DATES AVAILABLE!

    Modern and fast 'Sea Quest' dive vessel for your comfort

    5 Day PADI Open Water Dive Course

    The 5 Day Liveaboard option is by far the most popular learn to dive option. Not only are you certified as a PADI Open Water Diver, but you also get FIVE additional 'Fun Dives', including a guided night dive at no extra charge!

    No better way to learn to dive than on the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns with this course that mixes pool and open water experience. 2 days of classroom and pool training, then a 3 day 2 night, 9 dives, liveaboard dive trip on the Great Barrier Reef. Become certified as a PADI Open Water Diver and also get 5 additional 'Fun Dives', including a guided night dive.