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Rainforest River Tubing Half Day Tour From $104pp (inc $15 levy to be paid on arrival)

Embark on an exhilarating half-day tour with an exciting River Tubing adventure, immersing yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty of Cairns’ rainforests. Enjoy the unique opportunity to float down pristine rainforest rivers, surrounded by towering trees, mossy rocks, and lush foliage.

With access to both Behana Gorge and the Mulgrave River year-round, this will be an unforgettable experience in some of Cairns’ best rainforest locations. Tubing combines adventure and relaxation as you navigate gentle rapids and serene stretches of freshwater streams, providing fun and excitement for all.

Float along crystal-clear freshwater streams, marveling at the beauty of the rainforest canopy and the vibrant ecosystem thriving along the riverbanks. The tour where adventure and serenity intertwine, your expert guides will be with you every step of the way alongside high-quality twin chamber tubes, ensuring your safety and enjoyment. With return transfers from Cairns and the Northern Beaches, all necessary equipment provided, and a tasty snack included, this half-day tubing tour promises an unforgettable rainforest adventure filled with thrills, tranquility, and magical moments.

Tour Itinerary

Rainforest River Tubing Itinerary

Begin your adventure with return transfers from Cairns and the Northern Beaches, including Palm Cove, to the chosen tubing location – either Behana Gorge or the Mulgrave River, depending on conditions. Upon arrival, receive all necessary tuition and safety equipment from your experienced guides before embarking on approximately two hours of river tubing.
Navigate through gentle rapids and tranquil stretches of freshwater streams, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of Cairns’ rainforests. Keep your eyes peeled for native wildlife, including birds, butterflies, freshwater turtles, and lizards, as you float beneath towering trees and alongside mossy rocks. Conclude your tubing adventure with a tasty snack before returning to Cairns, where you’ll carry with you memories of an unforgettable rainforest river experience.

Inclusions & Extras


  • Return transfers from Cairns and the Northern Beaches
  • 2 Hours River Tubing
  • $15 Levy (to be paid on arrival)
  • All Tuition and safety equipment
  • Professional and certified River Guides
  • Behana Gorge or Mulgrave River
  • Snack


  • Lunch
  • Shoe hire optional extra
  • Waterproof jacket hire optional extra

What to bring

  • Waterproof camera
  • A hat
  • Swimmers
  • Sunblock
  • A towel
  • Water

Pick Ups & Departures

Select accommodation from inner city Cairns or Northern Beaches.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if I need help with my tour booking?

If you need help with an existing booking please email us at [email protected], if your enquiry is urgent please follow up your email with a quick call on +61 2 5633 1149 so we can help you.

Do you offer payment plans?

Absolutely, we understand that paying off a big trip in one go isn’t always that easy. We offer flexible payment plans to suit all types of travellers with zero interest or fee’s (minimum $100AUD deposit required).

Do I need travel insurance?

We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travelers take out travel insurance. If you already have Travel Insurance please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your Travel Insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.

World Nomads travel insurance policies offer coverage for more than 150 activities. Get a quote, make a claim, or buy or extend your policy while on the road.

Can I book a package but travel in the reverse direction?

Absolutely, just let us know your preferred start and finish location and we’ll make it work.

What is the best way to travel Australia?

There is definitely no wrong way. We recommend either taking a WHIMIT or Hop on Hop off bus pass such as Greyhound or renting a campervan with some mates and hitting the open road. If you feel like getting pretty adventurous and want to get amongst the true Australian terrain, a 4WD may be better suited for you. Enquire now and we can help you find the most suitable transport option.

What if something comes up and I can't make my tour?

We get it. Life is all about the unexpected, especially when you are travelling. If you are unable to make your pre-arranged tour you will need to reach out to our support email so we can give you a helping hand. In all cases we strongly recommend having a valid travel insurance policy which covers you for unexpected cancellations.

Can I add additional tours or make changes to this package?

Yes. All of our packages are customisable so if you would like to make any changes please contact our team.

Supplier Terms & Conditions

Cairns Adventure Group Terms & Conditions

Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds will be processed according to the following time frames:
Cancellations within 1 Day of the start date incur a 100.00% fee.
Cancellations between 1 Day and 2 Days incur a 50.00% fee.

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