9Hr Russell River Pack Rafting Adventure

Embark on the only true way to enjoy lush rainforest, crystal clear waters and stunning scenery – the brand new Russell River rafting. Get your heart pumping and discover the true essence of adventure as you take on exhilarating rapids, and hike through lush rainforests, all in one stunning natural setting.

This full day tour starts with an immersive hike deep into the heart of unspoiled wilderness, where lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls, and abundant wildlife await. You can carry your own lightweight packraft that weighs no more than 5kg. 

Follow aboriginal fishing trails and explore mysterious caves along the Wooroonooran National Park, before your epic white water adventure begins. On the water’s edge you can unpack and inflate your raft under the guidance of the river guides.

After safety briefing and basic instruction on paddling, you can enter the waters. Your experienced guides will offer expert instruction, ensuring your safety as you navigate the twists and turns of the river. With rapids ranging from 1 to 4, it doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or advanced, there's something for everyone here.

Your 3 hours of thrilling white water rafting is followed by a picnic lunch at the scenic Golden Hole area.

With scenic hikes, informative talks, culturally significant sites, and of course, awesome rafting, this is a tour not to be missed! Book your packrafting tour now!

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  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Additional Info
  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location Cairns

  • Boards 07:45

  • Departs 08:00

  • Returns 17:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 9hr first-of-its-kind packrafting adventure tour from Cairns
  • 1hr hike carrying your lightweight packraft, helmet, lifejacket, lunch and paddle
  • Enjoy 3hrs of whitewater rafting on Queensland’s scenic riverways – up to grade 4 rapids
  • Experienced river guide to provide training and safety briefing
  • Guided rainforest walk following Aboriginal fishing trails – see hidden caves & waterfalls
  • Interpretive talk from expert guides
  • Ample time to swim in the crystal clear swimming hole
  • All rafting gear and safety equipment provided
  • Morning tea, snacks & picnic lunch included
  • Return transfers to and from Cairns or Northern Beaches accommodation

Additional Information

  • Reasonable level of fitness is required for this tour
  • Not suitable for anyone who may be pregnant

Terms Of Services

Please refer to our full passengers terms and conditions on the following link;


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  • Adult Price

    from $175


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Cruising with a group of 10 or more? Get in touch with our team to get the best price.

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