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white water

nature tourism eco-accreditation by ecotourism australia

raft n rainforest 2 DAYS =


raft n rainforestation

$30 POB

$290 +


VE 1 day Tully SA 0 + Cape Tribulation $2 “Go Wild” Day Tour

($30 Raft POB Levy)


($30 Raft POB Levy)

E 1 day Tully SAV + Cape Tribulation $40 “Go Wild” 2 Day Tour with a free day


($30 Raft POB Levy)

E AV 1 day Tully S 0 3 + Cape Tribulation $ “Go Wild” 2 Day Tour with Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour

Explore indigenous culture, native wildlife and World Heritage Rainforest all in one day in Kuranda - the Village in the Rainforest. Visit the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park, and experience: • Army Duck Rainforest Tour with Tropical Fruit Orchard • Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience • Koala & Wildlife Park

($30 Raft POB Levy)

VE SA 1 day Tully $480 50 + Cape Tribulation $ “Go Wild” 2 Day Tour with Rum Runner Reef Trip



Jungle Tours Rainforestation Nature Park

with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

with Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

$30 + POB

RnR White Water Rafting is part of the CaPTA Group of Companies, locally owned and operated by the Woodward family of Cairns. Other CaPTA companies are:

½ day Barron + ½ day Rainforestation

1 day Tully + 1 day Rainforestation

3 DAYS =

RnR is proud of our commitment to the fun and safety of our customers. We provide a fun, safe and encouraging atmosphere every single day to encourage our customers to make the most of their experience. Our enthusiastic river guides have regular training updates and are committed to extremely high safety standards, meeting Australian Outdoor Recreation Standards and maintaining our position as industry leaders.

1 DAY =

2 DAYS =

raft n rainforest n reef RJT2R $450 + $30 POB

Tully river full day • barron river half day

White Water Rafting is the most fun and exciting way to discover the pristine rainforest of Tropical North Queensland. It’s also a great bonding experience, and makes an exicting team building activity for any age group. Our three rivers have something for everyone.

3 DAYS =

RJT2S $410


RnR White Water Rafting is Australia’s White Water Rafting specialist. With experience since 1986, RnR has established a reputation synonymous with safety, service and above all, fun.

3 DAYS =

raft n rainforest n jungle surf $30 + POB


why travel with rnr adventures?

raft n rainforest n relax RJT2 $310 + POB $340

The ECO Certification Program identifies genuine nature and ecotourism operators, and assures travellers that certified products are backed by a strong, well managed commitment to sustainable practices and provides high quality nature-based tourism experiences. Both the Full Day on the Tully River and the Half Day on the Barron River hold Nature Tourism Eco-accreditations, which identifies tourism in a natural area that leaves minimal impact on the environment.




$25 +POB


Tropic Wings Coach Tours

($25 Raft POB Levy)

($30 Raft POB Levy)

The Rainforest Habitat Wildlife Sanctuary

raft n reef island ½ day Green Island with Big Cat Includes Snorkelling or Glass Bottom Boat Coral Viewing

raft n reef 1 day Outer Reef with Ocean Spirit Includes snorkelling. buffet lunch and afternoon tea (EXTRA FOR REEF TERMINAL TRANSFERS AND INTRODUCTORY DIVE)


$186 +POB


$255 + POB

raft n ride


$45 +POB



raft n rev

$379 +

$55 POB


+ ½ day Barron RSB


$50 +POB


($25 Raft & $25 Skydive

POB Levies)

POB Levies)

raft n rise Sunrise Balloon Flight Includes champagne breakfast

+ ½ day Barron RHB


($30 Raft & $25 Skydive

½ day ATV Ride

½ day Horse Riding

+ 1 day Tully RHT



+ 1 day Tully

($30 Raft POB Levy)

($25 Raft POB Levy)

$40 + POB


+ 1 day Tully RAT


+$45 POB


+ ½ day Barron RAB


$40 + POB

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary BOOKING CONDITIONS & INFORMATION

Cairns Wildlife Dome

Prices: Prices listed in this brochure supersede all prices previously advertised, are per person in Australian Dollars inclusive of GST, and are valid from 1 April 2010 to 31 March 2011. Additional pay on board (POB) levies are applicable to cover national park fees, water release fees and government charges. An additional fuel levy may apply, depending on the current fuel prices at time of travelling.

Bookings: We accept all major credit cards. A deposit is required to secure all group bookings.

+ 1 day Tully


9,000 ft Skydive from Mission Beach or Cairns

VE SA $9 + ½ day Barron RGB

raft n rush


+ 1 day Tully RBT


$60 +POB


+ ½ day Barron RBB


$55 +POB


($30 Raft & $15 Horse Riding

($25 Raft & $15 Horse Riding

($30 Raft & $15 ATV

($25 Raft & $15 ATV

($30 Raft & $30 Balloon

($25 Raft & $30 Balloon

POB Levies)

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100% Cancellation fee applies to all bookings cancelled within 24 hours of departure or no show, and all extended tours (2 days or more) cancelled within 72 hours of departure.

Liability: Any adventure travel involves an element of risk. Each participant must accept

responsibility for their own safety and property. Passengers will be required to sign a liability waiver form before their trip. Children under 18 years of age require a Parent or Guardian’s counter signature on waiver form. Passengers with a disability must contact RnR Rafting directly to assess their ability to raft and any necessary additional cost for extra safety provision. To raft, all passengers must be able to fit into supplied life jackets. Apart from non-excludable liability imposed by law, RnR White Water Rafting disclaims and will be exempt from any liability in regard to loss, personal injury/death, theft, expense due to delays, etc., experienced by the passenger as a result of actions (directly or implied) of its officers, agents or suppliers of product featured within this brochure. Some medical conditions (e.g. pregnancy) are not suitable for rafting, and may exclude passengers. Conditions of Travel: TOURS DO NOT OPERATE CHRISTMAS DAY. TULLY DOES NOT OPERATE NEW YEARS DAY. RnR will endeavour to adhere to all tour details as published, however, circumstances beyond our control, such as road or weather conditions, may require us to alter or cancel any route, itinerary, departure or completion time, without notice but with full consideration for your enjoyment. No refunds will be given in the event of any delay, curtailment or alteration of a trip resulting from any such cause. RnR will make every effort to ensure all passengers’ belongings are secure throughout the tour and collected on disembarkment, but shall not be responsible for any lost, damaged or stolen property. We recommend passengers arrange suitable travel insurance to cover all these factors. All information contained herein is correct at the time of printing but subject to change without notice.


24 hr Bookings: 07 4041 9444 International Phone: +61 7 4041 9444 International Fax: +61 7 4041 9499 Email: Admin Phone: (07) 4035 3555 Admin Fax: (07) 4041 9499 CaPTA Booking Centre: 57-59 The Esplanade, Cairns QLD 4870 AUSTRALIA Depot: 278 Hartley Street, Cairns QLD 4870 AUSTRALIA Post: PO Box 2945, Cairns QLD 4870 AUSTRALIA ABN: 67 439 180 047 AGENT:



ph: (07) 4041 9444

Barron RapiDS to Grade 3

y a D f l a H includes:

The Barron River is North Queensland’s most exciting half day tour.

• Up to 2 hours rafting through Barron Gorge National Park

Feel the rush of white water rafting within the awesome wilderness of Australia’s tropical rainforests.

• Afternoon refreshments and digital photo viewing for

• Return air-conditioned coach transfers from accommodation • Safety equipment – life jacket, helmet and spray jacket

passengers receive a snack pack) • Digital photos available for purchase on the same day

Barron River Departures Ex Cairns (Daily)


on rafting tours

Your ticket and POB Levy ($25 Barron, $30 Tully)






$105 + POB $130



$105 + POB $130

Ex Port Douglas (Tues, Thu, Sat & Sun)



$120 + POB $145



You will need to sign an adventure waiver form

A cap or sun visor which can be worn under your safety helmet (eg. baseball cap)




Water resistant 15+ sunscreen


$95 +

$25 POB


Note: Additional rafting levy of $25.00 payable on board. Minimum age 12 years. Transfer times are approximate only & are subject to change due to power station requirements.


BARron River

Swimming costume + Towel Secure footwear (Lace up shoes or reef sandals that will get wet). Limited hire shoes available at an extra charge. Money for photos, drinks and souvenirs Change of clothes We recommend that you wear an extra t-shirt or rash vest under your life vest to prevent sunburn.

Riverside BBQ Lunch

• Return air-conditioned coach transfers from accommodation

Let RnR, the rafting specialists, look after you for • Safety equipment – life jacket, helmet and spray jacket an action packed experience filled with fun, thrills • Freshly brewed morning tea / coffee Ride the rush of exciting Grade 4 rapids and if you dare, take the plunge and try raft surfing, rapid swimming and rock jumping with your guide!

Tour Code


Tully River Departures



• Riverside BBQ lunch

• Raft surfing, rapid swimming and rock jumping • Visit to Rafters Cafe & Bar - view video highlights of the day whilst enjoying afternoon refreshments with your guide • Photos/DVDs available for purchase on the same day



Ex Cairns (Daily)



$165 +

$30 POB

Ex Northern Beaches (Daily)



$165 +

$30 POB

Ex Mission Beach (Daily)



$155 +

$30 POB

Ex Tully (Self drive)



$155 +

$30 POB

Our GUIDE TRAINING/ safety standards: N W



$195 $195 $185 $185

• Maintain our position as industry leaders • Meet and exceed Queensland Outdoor Recreation Standards • Set the benchmark for the country • Exceed expectations (e.g. additional hold-on safety ropes fitted inside all rafts) • Uphold and strengthen our guides’ skills in Swiftwater Rescue, Senior First Aid, Advanced Resuscitation Training & Wilderness Rescue

Our River Guides: • Have an average 8 years rafting experience - a good mix of experience and youth • Are selected for their extensive knowledge of rafting and the ecology of the area • Are locally and internationally experienced • Regularly compete in World Rafting Championships (Winners of 2009 Australian Rafting Championships) • Are certified by the International Rafting Federation • Are enthusiastic, passionate, multi-lingual, informative, interesting, humorous, and fun! • Hold positions on the Australian Rafting Federation executive

international rapid grading system Grade

Note: Additional rafting levy of $30.00 payable on board. Minimum age 13 yrs. Transfer times are approximate only.

Lava Flows Disappearing Falls Corkscrew Pipeline Spiny Norman Ponytail Falls (lunchspot) Jabba the Hut Wet & Moisty Double Midnight Flip Wilson Sharks Tooth D Cup Rock Fore Play Double Killer Falls Waterfall Zig Zag Staircase Minefield Theatre Alarm Clock Little Rapid Normal Start Point




merchandise RnR is the only rafting company to offer a DVD of your rafting experience on the Tully River. Our videographers climb through rainforest and over rocks to get the best images and footage of you rafting. We use the very best technology to have Digital Photos and DVDs edited, on display and available for purchase by the end of your trip.




our audiovisual

The Tully River is Australia’s most famous rafting • Up to 5 hours of rafting through World Heritage Rainforest adventure - a highlight of any visit to Tropical North • More than 45 rapids

and spills on a day you will never forget.

meet our guides




Ex Northern Beaches (Daily)

Ex Lake Placid (Self drive)

Up to 5 hours rafting with over 45 rapids

y a D l l Fu Queensland.

Cairns passengers only (Beaches and Port Douglas

PLEASE NOTE: There may be occasions when the Barron River is unable to operate due to water levels. The Mulgrave River may be offered as an alternative, with rapids up to Grade 3.

Tour Code

What to Bring

what you need to know

RapiDS to Grade 4

Tully action DVDs available for purchase

Up to 2 hours rafting



N 1km

W Big Rapid Take Out Look Out Rapid

Tully River

Grade 1

Rapids are small regular waves.

Grade 2

Rapids with regular medium sized waves. Minimal tactical moves may be required.

Grade 3

Reasonable size waves with need to hold on at times. Technical manoeuvring to negotiate rapids is required.

Grade 4

Difficult rapids with high powered irregular waves. Continual manoeuvring of rafts is required to negotiate rapids.

Grade 5

Very difficult rapids with large drops and fast currents. Complex precise and powerful sequential manoeuvring is required.

Grade 6

Nearly impossible, very dangerous and we don’t do it.


Junction Road The Bridge Ski Ramp

region map


Please note: Adverse weather conditions may affect water levels, and therefore grades of rapids.

north johnstone 4 day expedition Our 4 Day Expedition is rated in the Top 10 wilderness adventures in the world, and is a oncein-a-lifetime experience! From the exhilarating helicopter ride in, through 4 days of gigantic Grade 5 rapids, breathtaking scenery and unforgettable companions, to the serenity of camping 3 nights under the stars in riverside rainforest clearings, you’ll never experience anything like it. Limited departures between March & June.

Raft through World Heritage Rainforest

Digital photos for purchase

Afternoon refreshments and photo viewing

Riverside BBQ for lunch Digital photos purchase

Conditions: Subject to availability and weather conditions. An indemnity release form must be signed and the environmental levy paid when boarding. Suitable for anyone with a reasonable level of fitness and swimming ability. Minimum age 15 years.

Raft through World Heritage Rainforest

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