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Australia's only river boarding tour, experience up to grade 3 rapids at face level. The tour starts with a safety swimming lesson and then its into an adrenaline pumping, action packed day of river boarding. Tours operate daily with plenty of...more
9 Tully River National park, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 427 364 311
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All reviews tully river white water river boarding adrenaline pumping spare afternoon exciting adventure thanks guys fun ride unique experience action packed great lunch amazing scenery a lot of fun couple of hours visiting cairns day trip the great barrier reef
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time seeing rapid boarder and think it will be interesting activities to do in Cairns. I did the Half Day Baroon River and it was amazing!! It is much more fun compare to white water rafting as you do this individually and have full...More

Thank ricky_sumarna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I traveled to Cairns as the last stop to our Australia adventure. We wanted to do something different since we had done a fair amount of traditional rafting previously. I stumbled across Rapid Boarders and thought it was the perfect step up...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our afternoon on the Barron River was awesome - adrenalin filled fun for all, from teens to sixties. Well organised, experienced and friendly guides who gave you the confidence to take on all the thrills of the Barron River rapids. Having white water rafted before...More

Thank Woodywanderers
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Brilliant day on the Tully, river boarding with these guys. Highly recommended, very accommodating, made the session fun and entertaining. Couldn't recommend enough. If you are looking for something different to do then try this you won't be disappointed, we even got my 69 year...More

Thank theadventuremerchant
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Teenagers of our family (18 yr old twins) had a great time with the guys from Rapid boarders. The experience was very well set up with a good attention to safety BUT a huge emphasis on FUN. STRONGLY recommended alternative to the usual inflatable...More

Thank 4_Wandering_Walkers
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Just finished a trip with Lee and his crew down the Tully River... I can't recommend this experience enough. Friendly crew, spectacular views and exhilarating rapids. Genuinely outstanding. Make sure you do this if you are in the area!!!

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing time braving the rapids on the Tully River. We received ample instruction prior to starting our adventure with additional tips and directions throughout the day. I felt safe and was able to fully enjoy the excitement of the experience the entire...More

Thank Beth N
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We went Rapid Boarding in the middle of winter. At the start we were a little bit worried about how cold it was going to be, but the water was quite pleasant. Wetsuits & thermal tops were provided- as well as a delicious lunch. Had...More

Thank ChiroChaos
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Great day spent at Tully river, with super friendly and helpful tour guides! The team put together a video using footage from the day, which adds for a great memory. I’d definitely do this again and was one of my favourite days spent in Cairns....More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing tour. Rapid Boarding is so much fun, even when you end up falling off, aha. I don't have much of an athletic ability and I'm an average swimmer, but even I could this, so much fun, and telly amazing and friendly staff!

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Stephen M
17 March 2018|
Response from Rapid B | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your question. In our 4+ years of operation we have never had any sightings of crocodiles in the upper sections of the rivers that we operate in. However these are long rivers in a natural tropical... More
22 May 2016|
Response from Rapid B | Property representative |
Hi, Our current prices vary and can be seen/ booked via our website. The tour price if booked via our website is all inclusive and INCLUDES: Pick up / drop off from Cairns city accommodation Morning tea Use of a... More