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Address: 9 Tully River National park, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 427 364 311
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Australia's only river boarding tour, experience up to grade 3 rapids at...

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 guides and a maximum of 12 participants. You must be able to swim, have a medium level of fitness and a comprehensive understanding of English. Daily Departures From Cairns

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A great way to get wet

Amazing day out on the Tully, with Leigh and Holly guiding plus some superb chauffeuring from Jada. The rapids might not look that big from the bank however when your face is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 January 2017
Sean C
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Canberra
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Canberra
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing day out on the Tully, with Leigh and Holly guiding plus some superb chauffeuring from Jada. The rapids might not look that big from the bank however when your face is less than 30cm above the water level, they get big real fast, especially when you do the pre trip water safety training. Really appreciated the thoughtful protective gear,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Putting on body armour, then riding a plastric board, head-first down white water rapids is as much fun as it sounds: this is a fantastic day out for the adventurous and gives you a unique perspective on the power of a fast flowing river. From the first moments of the safety briefing: "here's a rapid river, jump-in and we'll show... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Leigh and Holly were great guides. The day was lots of fun with about 4 hours on the river. The rapids were great

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Thank Sandra C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Getting there Pick up was near our accommodation and on time. Plenty of room on the bus and air con! 2 hour bus ride to Tully River. We were hoping for a bit more food at breaky, it was more of a snack. Part of this were locally sourced bananas picked up on the way which was a nice touch.... More 

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Thank Matthew M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I love whitewater rafting but I found this to be so much better. You were totally in control of your own experience. Each rapid was more exciting for being right in the thick of it. Had a great time on the Barron and found the 2 hours to be just the right challenge for us.

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Thank Lisamccabe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Ended up going on the tour with a small group of friends and had an amazing time. The staff were super friendly and gave clear instructions about the best routes to take (every now and again we'd end up taking a different path though!). Would defo recommend and will be going back. Cheers for a great day out guys!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It is a MUST TRY in Cairns! We did it in a small group of 4 and it is really fun the whole day! It came with training first and then 4-5 parts of drifting down the Tully river. Some rocky area are challenging but fun! It was exhausted but the experience is quite different from those raft drifting. Plus,... More 

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Thank Abby S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Want a more up close and personal experience with the best white water rapids of Australia? - Rapid Boarding is the tour for you! I was curious when I heard of this body boarding concept. ‘You can actually, safely, propel yourself down the 3-4 grade rapids on a body board?’ It sounded like a white water adventure that had to... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Had a great afternoon. Leigh, Jada & Shane were professional, fun and definitely made the afternoon enjoyable. This is something I would highly recommend. Next visit will be doing the full day tour for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We had a truly fit experience with Leigh, Jada and Shane. Pick-up was on time, the safety video was informative and set us up for a great afternoon of board riding on the Barron River. The guys were super cool yet serious when they needed to be esp about safety. Instructions were clear and easy to understand and the explanations... More 

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