Cairns Half Day Barron River Boarding Experience

From $224

Fast facts

  • Departs 12 noon returns 5.30 pm
  • Includes swim test & rescue instructions
  • Bring swimmers & a towel
  • Don’t forget your sunscreen
  • Min age 12+

From Cairns, it takes only 15 minutes to go to the enormous Barron River, which is tucked away in a tropical jungle. The tough grade 3 white-water rapids in Barron Gorge National Park, one of two prime locations for whitewater rafting in Cairns, are well known. River boarding is your next adventure if you’ve already experienced white water rafting.

Whats Included:

  • Wetsuits (Winter Season) on the Barron
  • Helmet, Life Jacket
  • Fins, Riverboard
  • Safety equipment to wear for the riverboarding adventure
  • Professional instruction from a certified instructor
  • Return Shuttle Transport from Allbout Cairns Shop to location

What to Bring:

  • BYO food – Snacks
  • Swimmers, boardies, cozzies, bikinis, rash top (Optional)
  • Towel, Sunnies & Sunscreen
  • Comfy sandals or flip flops
  • Shoes aren’t needed but thick socks can be a good idea to prevent fins from rubbing
  • Maybe something a little warmer in winter, dry change of clothes & jumper
  • Camera/Go Pro & attachments (must be hands free)
  • Cash (just in case for extras)
  • Wear contact lenses rather than prescription glasses.
  • Daily medication
  • Humour & a sense of adventure


  • Guests under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Strongly not recommended during any stage of your pregnancy.
  • We accept your challenge to cater to everyone’s pace, size & ability.
  • Guests need to have a very basic level of confidence to manovere in the water.
  • Please advise diet requirements, allergies, surgeries, impairments, or disabilities that may affect your level of enjoyment on the day & so we can best cater to you.

Fully refundable up to 72-hours before departure, no fee for changes. Agent fees may apply.

Please allow up to 4.5hrs for the whole Barron experience from start to finish, every day is a little different, depends on weather, road conditions & fun!

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