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Barron River Half Day River Boarding Tour

Help code: 1504-2C49

  • Maximum of 12 people per group
  • Up to grade 3 rapids
  • FACE FIRST on a body board
  • Return transfers from Cairns City included
  • Adrenaline packed activity
  • Spectacular Barron River & Rainforest scenery
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Spend your afternoon tackling grade two to three level rapids on the Barron River in Tropical North Queensland with this half-day white water boarding tour. Surrounded by luscious tropical rainforest, you'll experience one of the most adventurous and scenic experiences in the region all while floating down the river on the back of a world-class whitewater river board.

With the help of an experienced guide, you'll be taught how to manoeuvre yourself and the board through the rapids and kitted up with safety equipment such as life jackets, knee and shin guards and a helmet to ensure you have a safe journey.

The experience runs for around 2-hours and caters for small groups of up to 12 participants. All participants are asked to bring swimmers and closed in shoes that can get wet, a change of clothes and shoes for after the tour and money if you wish to purchase photos or videos of the experience.

Suitable for adventurers aged 16 years and over, this is one of the best ways to explore the Barron River rapids.


  • Training and introductions with experienced guides
  • Return transfers from Cairns CBD
  • Use of a world-class white water river board
  • Safety gear including life jacket, helmet, knee and shin guards, wetsuit pants and fins
  • Up to 2 hours of white water fun


  • $35 levy to be paid on the day of your tour
  • Photo Packs can be purchased on the day at an extra cost


  • Up to grade 3 rapids
  • Small groups (max. 12 participants)
  • FACE FIRST on a body board


  • Daily at approximately 11am (depending on pick up location)


  • Approximately 5 hours


  • Return pick ups are included from Cairns CBD
  • The office is located in 14-16 Pittsburg St, Cairns, Qld, 4868

What To Bring

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

Additional Information

  • Minimum age is 16, under 18's require parental consent on the day
  • Every participant must sign a liability release form prior to commencing boarding
  • 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) at time of booking

Requirements for all participants

  • You have to be a confident swimmer
  • Be medically and physically fit
  • No drugs or alcohol
  • Good understanding of basic English instructions

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations made less than 72 hours before travel will attract a 50% cancellation fee at the Operator’s discretion
  • Cancellations made less than 24 hours before travel will attract a 100% cancellation fee and no refund at the Operator’s discretion
  • Booking rescheduling made less than 72 hours before travel an AU$50 per person re-booking fee (payable immediately upon re-booking)
  • Rapid boarders reserves the right to change itinerary or prices at any time without notice

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction


  • 11-11.50am: Pick ups from accommodation
  • 12-12.30pm: Gear up, safety talks and training
  • 12.30-2.30pm: Boarding time
  • 2.30-3pm: Refreshments, photo viewing and time to change
  • 3-4pm: Drop off at accommodation
Bring swimmers, closed in shoes that can get wet, money to purchase photos and videos and a dry change of clothes.
Need help? Contact our friendly customer support service. 1300 935 532 Help Code: 1504-2C49
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