Barron Family Rafting Info
Barron River Family Rafting
Foaming Fury offer a great introduction to white water rafting for children 6 -11 years operating on the lower section of the Barron River rapids and Lake Placid.
Eight person rafts and two person sports rafts are used. This offers the opportunity to experience both styles of rafting during your trip. Sports rafts are two per raft with an adult and child in each raft.
Children 10 years old and above can be in a raft without an adult. A high guide to passenger ratio ensures safety is first class with an emphasis on having a fun day.
Experience the thrills of paddling rapids graded 1 - 2. Brief walk over rocks required to access rapid section. Dense rainforest surrounds Lake Placid, provides outstanding scenery.
Just 20 minutes from Cairns and 40 minutes from Port Douglas.
Cairns 2:00pm and returns 5:30pm
Port Douglas 1:15pm and returns 6:30pm
(departures are seasonal and times may vary)
- Accommodation return transfers
- Half day Rafting on the Barron River
- Comprehensive safety instructions
- Approximately 2 hours of rafting
- Rafting Equipment
- National Park Levy
What to Bring:
Wear swimming costume under your clothes
Bring a towel, change of clothes, water resistant sunscreen
Money for souvenirs and snacks, hire of shoes if needed
Leave all jewellery and valuables at your accommodation
Tour needs a minimum of 8 to operate.
Tour subject to water levels
Please note that some medical conditions, disabilities or impairments may exclude participants from rafting for safety reasons. Eg. Pregnancy. Passengers should disclose any of the above conditions at time of booking.
kids loved it
both my kids fell asleep coming back in the bus 9ys & 7yrs, did not get back to port doug. till 7pm too late .. we would do this again but only if a morning one was on offer otherwise No. kids loved it but would have loved to do the one 12yrs are able to do, mine would have been able to do it from this end I know, they are mental....disappointing there was no great photo shoot available either. the staff at travstar were very friendly to deal with on the phone and helpful. regards sally cluff
Posted By Paul Cluff
Great guide, good fun, quite expensive for the time. well ran operation.
Posted By Wade Berry
Barron Family Rafting Rates
All prices shown in Australian Dollars
Prices valid from now until 31 March 2019
|ex Cairns/Northern Beaches||Adult||Children||Family||Enquire|
|Self drive (make own way)||$98||$88||n/a||Book|
|Cairns/Nthn Bch hotel transfers, 4 or more people||$101||$91||n/a||Book|
|Cairns/Northern Beaches hotel transfers||$108||$98||n/a||Book|
|ex Port Douglas||Adult||Children||Family||Enquire|
|Port Douglas hotel transfers, 4 or more people||$121||$111||n/a||Book|
Child Age = 6 - 11 years
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