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Full Day Sports Rafting


Take a paddle on the wildside in your own Sports Raft. An unforgettable experience of fun, adrenalin and laughter as you navigate through grade 2 and 3 rapids on the stunning Tully River.


  • You will be in charge of your OWN SPORTS RAFT
  • 5 of 5 STARS TripAdvisor reviews
  • Locally Owned and Operated

Your tour begins with meeting your experienced wild guides for the day with introductions and big smiles ?

A 45 minute drive along the beautiful winding Tully Gorge Road into World Heritage National Park and Rainforests to the Tully Gorge Rec park. If you are lucky you may see a Cassowary along the way. Change rooms and toilets are available at the Rec park. Here we unload the rafts, kit you up and talk you through some handy rafting instruction before pairing you up in your rafts. If you are confident and there are enough rafts we’ll even let you go on your own!

We enter the Tully river in a beautiful calm section of the Gorge. Here our expert guides will show you everything you need to know to become a ‘White water warrior.’ When we are all happy the fun begins.

We start with our ‘practice rapid’. A nice span of small rapids to let you practice your paddling and turns and give you a feel for the water, your raft and for things to come. Our guides will be with you every step of the way – showing you the best way to go and what to look out for. Stretches of calm separates each group of rapids where the sights and sounds of nature connect you back to the wild. Ulysses butterflies, birds of prey and water dragons are a common sight. Focus and you will see so much more as you cruise through 410 million year old rainforests. The scenery alone is worthy of the experience. But don’t get too distracted – here come some rapids!

Rapids get a little bigger and trickier, you’ll watch the water currents, dodge rocks, steer your raft to take the rapids head on, crash through a wall of foaming water, and emerge drenched but euphoric at the feeling of the conquest, and eager for more. With each rapid comes more confidence, more control and more excitement. You may go in, you may not, but that’s how nature rolls.

Welcome ‘White Water Warrior’ You paddled, conquered and survived the Wildside.

Pick ups from Mission Beach commence 8am

Central meeting points available, we will organise after booking

Per person $189.00

What's included

  • Lunch
  • Soft Drinks and BEER
  • All Helmets and safety equipments


  • Allow approximately 8 hours for the whole experience


  • Please meet us at the Tully Gorge camping and day use area (41 kms from the Bruce Hwy at Tully) at the start time


  • Minimum age: 6

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.


  • Waiver of liability to be signed before participation. Sorry, We do NOT pick up from Cairns..

  • Price is for self drive. Car hire can be arranged from Cairns for an extra $80 plus $26 comprehensive insurance.

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Ralph Daniel from Australia wrote on 20 August 2019

The big day fantastic

A great day was had by all thanks to all the guides including the unpaid

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Reilly & Felicity from Australia wrote on 10 February 2019

What a day, what a day!

Service. Staff over the phone were always courteous and prompt, made them easy to deal with. The two river guides were on another level. Couple o’ great blokes that had us in stitches the whole ride up the mountain. Friendly guys that make you feel like you were one of the locals. Had beers aplenty and very generous with the lunch they gave - even up to the point of virtually letting us choose what we wanted for lunch! Experience. I’ll start with the negatives - it’s a relatively long hike from Mission Beach or Tully up to the gorge. It’s the nature of the beast however and can’t be helped. More time on the rapids would have been excellent. Definitely do the full day cause you’ll want to milk it out as long as you can. It’s such a good feeling doing battle with the river, feeling not entirely in control the whole time in the best way. Go doubles with your missus, with your bestie, whomever. What a blast

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