River Drift Snorkelling with Back Country Bliss from Cairns

From $120

Fast facts

  • Pick up from 8.25 am Port Douglas
  • Tour takes around 3.5 hours including transfers
  • Wetsuits snorkelling boots included
  • A good level of fitness is required
  • Please leave any jewellery at home

It’s swimming, snorkelling, floating and a rainforest walk. All combined into the best rainforest experiences in the region!

Firstly within an ancient rainforest, step into the cool, crystal clear water and drift with the current as you explore life under the water’s surface With Back Country Bliss.
Watch fish dart in and around the river stones and keep your eyes out for the occasional turtle.
Country Bliss family friendly tour is the perfect way to stay cool in the hot tropics, and a great introduction to snorkelling before heading out to the reefs. Small children can journey down the river on large river sleds.

Above all safe, fun and relaxing. All wetsuits and snorkelling gear are provided. Further more along with an experienced instructor accompanying you on this unique journey. Combine it with a full day tour up to Cape Tribulation, or as an easy half day adventure.
Moreover suitable for all ages in the dry season and strong swimmers in the wet. Please inquire upon booking for current conditions. But ‘Always Go-with-a-Guide‘ as this assure your safety and the best experience possible.
For instance seen on the TV travel show ‘Getaway’ and used as the location for the Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg series The Pacific’ this amazing Eco-immersion adventure is a must try.

In conclusion Back Country Bliss is fantastic way to get back to nature with river snorkelling in an relaxed and chilled environment.

What you can see on this adventure

Further more as you explore one of the cleanest rivers in Australia, keep an eye out for some of the friendly inhabitants

Over 30 species of fish,
Water Dragons,
Colourful birds
Electric blue butterflies
Elusive platypus!


  • Maximum participant weight is 125kgs
  • Not recommended if pregnant
  • Must be able to walk easily over uneven surfaces and through moving water
  • Ability to walk/step up tree roots to exit
  • Minimum age to participate is 3* (*dependant on conditions). Children aged 3-8 must wear a PFD
  • Max wetsuit size 3XL, Max shoe size US 13
  • Maximum weight to join tour is 125kg/275lb **Exceptions may be made for tall guests**


  • Complimentary pickup & drop off
  • Wetsuit, boots & snorkelling gear
  • Prescription masks (limited)
  • All Safety equipment
  • Safety trained river guide
  • Snacks


  • Swimwear to wear under the wetsuit
  • Towel
  • Camera (can be placed in dry bag)


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