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Rapid Boarders

9 Tully River National park, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 427 364 311
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Outstanding!

Just finished a trip with Lee and his crew down the Tully River... I can't recommend this... read more

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Alan S
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Exciting day on the river

I had an amazing time braving the rapids on the Tully River. We received ample instruction prior to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beth N
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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 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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9 Tully River National park, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 427 364 311
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Reviewed today 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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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
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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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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Thank you to the Rapid Boarders team for providing a great water adventure for my teenager son and I. It was a great way to discover The Barron river in Cairns and develop some boarding water skills. The scenery was fantastic, the water was perfect...More

Thank Carla C
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We went for a work outing and had a blast! The guides were friendly, knowledgeable and made the trip very fun and safe. The scenery down the Barron river is amazing as well! Highly recommended if you’re in Cairns!

Thank Arthur S
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

WOW! It was an absolute BLAST. I have no athletic abilities, but I could do it. Went out for the half day trip last minute with some girlfriends (we are all around 20 years old) and we could not stop laughing the whole time. Would...More

Thank Ellie V
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Great afternoon out on the river! Staff were really friendly and helpful and guide you through each rapid. Soo much fun! If you are worried about getting hurt you get loads of protective gear so it's fine. Definitely give it a go if you are...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I think this is definitely the most special activity on the river, riding the rapids with your body! First time I was afraid cause I am a poor swimmer, however the instructors kept helping me and encouraging me, which led to get a perfect experience...More

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Stephen M
17 March 2018|
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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
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lec400
22 May 2016|
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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
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