Tully River Rafting Tours

Tully River Rafting: Guided Rafting Trip with Dinner

Embark on a thrilling full-day white water rafting adventure on the world-class Tully River, renowned as Australia’s premier rafting destination. Hosted by Raging Thunder Adventures, this tour offers a heart-pumping journey through stunning rainforests and exhilarating grade 3 & 4 rapids. Whether you’re a seasoned rafter or a first-timer, a sense of adventure is all you need to dive into this unforgettable experience.

Located approximately 2 hours south of Cairns or just an hour from Mission Beach, the Tully River provides an accessible yet remote setting for an adrenaline-filled day. The tour includes expert guidance from experienced and enthusiastic river guides, ensuring both safety and fun on the water. The natural beauty surrounding the river adds to the excitement, making it more than just an adventure—it’s a journey through some of Queensland’s most breathtaking landscapes.

No experience is necessary to enjoy this adventure. Raging Thunder Adventures, known for their commitment to safety and fun, will provide all the necessary equipment and training. Prepare to be exhilarated by the power of the Tully River and the beauty of its surroundings on this full-day eco-adventure.


What's included:

  • Feluga Hotel – immerse yourself in a living history of RT and Tully Rafting from the 1980s to now!
  • All rafting equipment (except shoes)
  • Meal *Please advise dietary requirements at the time of booking*
  • Experienced river guides
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (except from Tully – The Golden Gumboot)

What's NOT included:

  • Service charge
  • Photos (available for purchase)
  • Rafting shoes (available to hire)
  • $30 per person Rafting levy

What you need to know before you book:

  • Not recommended for travellers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not recommended for travellers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travellers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Children aged 13-18 years require a parent or guardian counter signature on the waiver form
  • Please bring lace-up shoes (that WILL get wet), a swimsuit and towel, a change of dry clothes, and waterproof sun cream
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Not suitable for anyone who may be pregnant

What you can expect:

Begin your adventure with a pickup from your accommodation, followed by a scenic drive to Tully via Feluga. Enjoy a comfort stop at the iconic Feluga Hotel, where you’ll have time for a quick breakfast.

Next, travel to the top of the Tully River Gorge to get fitted with your rafting gear. Meet your River Guide for a crucial safety briefing and paddling instructions before embarking on the thrilling water adventure.

Midway, take a break to recharge with a delightful riverside picnic lunch. Then, it’s back to the exhilarating white water to conquer more epic rapids on the lower section of the river.

After the rafting excitement, arrive at the take-out point to change into dry clothes. Then, transfer to the Feluga Hotel for a well-deserved cold beverage or hot snack (at your own expense) in the company of your Guide & crew, surrounded by RT & Tully Rafting memorabilia.

Conclude your day with a relaxing transfer back to your accommodation, filled with lasting memories of a thrilling rafting experience.