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Tully River Full Day River Boarding Tour | From $ 235

Expires 31 Mar 2018

Get your adrenalin pumping on Australia’s only white water river boarding tour. Rapid Boarders brings you
face to face with grade three rapids on an epic white water adventure on the spectacular Tully River.

Daily departures from Cairns. Pro... More
Get your adrenalin pumping on Australia’s only white water river boarding tour. Rapid Boarders brings you
face to face with grade three rapids on an epic white water adventure on the spectacular Tully River.

Daily departures from Cairns. Professional crew. World class river boards.

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Extreme Boarder Package | From $ 335

Expires 31 Mar 2018

1.5 Days of Extreme Boarding Fun with One Low Price!

30 Minute Flyboard Experience with Flyboard Cairns
1 Full Day on the Tully River with Rapid Boarders
When purchasing this package you are scheduling your Rapid boarders tour . You will ad... More
1.5 Days of Extreme Boarding Fun with One Low Price!

30 Minute Flyboard Experience with Flyboard Cairns
1 Full Day on the Tully River with Rapid Boarders
When purchasing this package you are scheduling your Rapid boarders tour . You will additionally receive a voucher to be used for booking in with FlyBoard on separate day.

It’s definitely one of the most exciting and adrenaline-pumping adventure tours to do in Cairns, Australia.

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30% OFF Rapid Boarders Tully River white water River Boarding tour for Locals! | From $ 175 | Save $60

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

Want something new and different to do that will give you that extreme factor? Why not try Australia's ONLY River boarding tour Rapid boarders.

We are offering locals a special of 30% OFF!

Rapid Boarders is a locally owned and operated wh... More
Want something new and different to do that will give you that extreme factor? Why not try Australia's ONLY River boarding tour Rapid boarders.

We are offering locals a special of 30% OFF!

Rapid Boarders is a locally owned and operated white water river boarding tour company, which offers a unique experience right here on your door step. The Tully River situated in the world heritage listed wet tropics area of Far North Queensland which provides world renowned white water surrounded by picturesque tropical rainforest.

Rapid Boarders is a small operation with highly trained, professional guides and limited numbers not in excess of 12 boarders per tour, this ensures all tours are personal, and that there is more attention on customers and safety.

River boarding with Rapid Boarders is a great white water option and all essential training is provided, so requires no previous experience. The thrill of being in control of their own individual board puts customers in the drivers seat and will have them walking away feeling a huge rush of self-achievement.

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Barron River Rapid Boarding Locals Buy 2 get 1 Free | From $ 320 | Save $160

Special Expires 31 Mar 2018

Want to spend the afternoon tackling some epic white water rapids at face level?
Take advantage of the wet season and Get on Board with pay 2 get 1 free.

Then join us on the Barron River. This is a great afternoon trip full of extreme adven... More
Want to spend the afternoon tackling some epic white water rapids at face level?
Take advantage of the wet season and Get on Board with pay 2 get 1 free.

Then join us on the Barron River. This is a great afternoon trip full of extreme adventure on grade 2-3 rapids surrounded by tropical Rainforest.

Our guides will teach everything you need to know and will guide you through the rapids, but by jumping in the drivers seat of your individual white water river board you walk away feeling not only exhilarated but also get a huge burst self achievement.

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Tully River Full Day River Boarding Tour **Winter Special ** | From $ 199 | Save $36

Special Expires 30 Aug 2017

Rapid Boarders WINTER Special! SPECIAL PRICE $199 ALL INCLUSIVE (Valid Bookings till August 30 2017, Travel until 30/09/17 )

Rapid Boarders brings you face to face with grade three rapids on an epic white water adventure on the spectacular T... More
Rapid Boarders WINTER Special! SPECIAL PRICE $199 ALL INCLUSIVE (Valid Bookings till August 30 2017, Travel until 30/09/17 )

Rapid Boarders brings you face to face with grade three rapids on an epic white water adventure on the spectacular Tully River.

Daily departures from Cairns. Professional crew. World class river boards.

Includes:
Pick up / Drop off from Tully Gumboot- Butler St, Tully, 4854
Light Breakfast
Use of a world-class white river board, The Fluid-Anvil
Safety gear including life jacket, helmet, knee and shin guards, wetsuit pants and fins
Rapid Boarders Rapid Swimming Training, including safety guidelines & board maneuvering
Up to 4.5 hours of white water action
Lunch
An action packed day you will never forget
Pictures and video packages available at an extra cost (see our extras)

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Tully River Full Day River Boarding

Tully River Full Day River Boarding

Tully River is a 2 hour drive from cairns but is is worth it, we stop along the way to pickup some fresh local bananas and supply a light breakfast. Once you arrive in the Tully river national park our guides will gear you up with all the equipment; wet suit pants, knee and shin guards, a life jacket, fins and a helmet. Then it's up to cardstone waves a grade two rapid, were our experienced guides will teach you the basics in river features, how to swim through a rapid and river boarding skills. One we have you feeling confident its on to conquering the mighty Tully river.

The section of the Tully river we run offers up to 17 Rapids, 5 which are grade three and some great river surfing spots along the way where our guides will help you catch a wave. 

Once you have finished on the water it's off to the Tully Gorge camp ground to change, have a yummy lunch and even a short rainforest walk if you have any energy left. 

The day is finished for most with a well deserved nap and a preview of photos and videos on the return journey back to Cairns 

Includes:

  • Pick up / Drop off from Cairns city accommodation
  • Light Breakfast
  • Use of a world-class white river board, The Fluid-Anvil
  • Safety gear including life jacket, helmet, knee and shin guards, wetsuit pants and fins
  • Rapid Boarders Rapid Swimming Training, including safety guidelines & board maneuvering
  • Up to 4.5 hours of white water action
  • Lunch
  • An action packed day you will never forget
  • Pictures and video packages available at an extra cost (see our extras)

 

Barron River Half day afternoon River Boarding

The Barron river is only a short 20km drive from the Cairns City area. 

Our starting point is in the Barron River National park just below the beautiful Barron Falls and the Barron river hydro station. When we arrive you will be geared up by our staff, in wetsuit pants, knee and shin guards, a life jacket, fins and a helmet  then our experienced guides will run through a training session, which will teach you the basic in white water and river boarding that you will need to conquer the Barron river rapids. They will teach you how to swim through a rapid how to use the board and some tricks and tips. Once everyone is confident it's time to take on the Rapids. There are 11 Rapids in the section of Barron river we run with one grade three, "Cheese Churn" we finish off with some river surfing in "mother In-law" This tour is a great afternoon adventure that will have you walking away with a hugh rush and plenty of self achievement. 

Includes:

Pick up / Drop off from Cairns city accommodation 
Transfers to and from the River
Use of a world-class white river board, The Fluid-Anvil
All equipment and Safety gear including life jacket, helmet, knee and shin guards, wetsuit pants and fins
Up to 2 hours on river time
An action packed afternoon you will never forget
Transfers Back to accommodation 
Photos of the day (All Pictures and video packages available at an extra cost )

Requirements

River boarding is a physically demanding white water adventure.  For your own protection, there are a number of compulsory requirements for individuals wishing to participate in this day tour.

All participants have to complete water confidence training, which will involve swimming a grade 2 rapid prior to the boarding tour.  If unable to complete the training for whatever reason, individuals will not be able to participate in the boarding tour.

Guests wanting to book a Rapid Boarders white water river boarding tour should be over 18 years of age. People aged 16 years and over can participate, but will need to be accompanied by a parent / guardian.

Every participant must sign a liability release form prior to commencing boarding or swim training.  Passengers under the age of 18 years must have a parent or guardian sign on their behalf.

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.

To participate in a Rapid Boarders day tour adventure you MUST be able to answer YES to the below statements:

I am a confident swimmer
I am medically and physically fit
I will have my A-game on, that means no drugs or alcohol
I can understand basic English instructions

If you can’t give a definite YES answer to all four of the above statements, or have any questions on restrictions, please feel free to contact us.


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**NEW** Rapid Boarders Barron river afternoon session

Barron River

By Rapid Boarders

31 Oct 2016

The Barron River afternoon session is a great tour full of extreme adventure on up to grade 3 rapids.

River boarding with Rapid Boarders is a great white water option and all essential training is provided, so requires no previous experience. The thrill of being in control of your own individual board puts you in the drivers seat and will make the Barron river seem more exhilarating.

Half day tour includes:
Pick up / Drop off from Cairns city accommodation 
Transfers to the River
Use of a world-class white river board, The Fluid-Anvil
All equipment and Safety gear including life jacket, helmet, knee and shin guards, wetsuit pants and fins
Up to 2 hours on river time
An action packed afternoon you will never forget
Transfers Back to accommodation 
Photos of the day (All Pictures and video packages available at an extra cost )

Restrictions:
- Minimum age is 16, (participating guardian consent if under 18 years of age is required)
- Must be able to swim.
- Medium level of fitness required.
- Comprehensive understanding of English is required.

See website for full restrictions and requirements. www.rapidboarders.com.au

Rapid Boarders LIVE bookings

By Rapid Boarders

04 Oct 2014

Rapid Boarders has offically gone live with online bookings.
Head over and make your next booking online.

Rapid Boarders Reviews

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0 Benjamin Edwards

Amazing time well worth the experience, team was excellent and the overall experience was of a high standard. Recommend to anyone that comes to cairns or is passing through.. yew those Rapids rock!

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0 Kelsey-lyne Bugg

Loved it! Crew was amazing and made us feel comfortable and safe. If your looking for something fun that's more hands on and action packed this is definitely for you. Thank you rapid boarders!

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