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Address: | Portsmith, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4030 7990
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Raging Thunder has been taking thrill seekers White Water Rafting in North...

Raging Thunder has been taking thrill seekers White Water Rafting in North Queensland since 1984, and we offer 3 different levels of excitement .... 1) BARRON rafting is a afternoon trip perfect for those who have never rafted before, or want a fun afternoon close to Cairns .... 2) TULLY rafting is a full day adventure on the Tully River, regarded as the best rafting location across both Australia and New Zealand, no prior experience is necessary .... 3) XTREME rafting pumps up the adrenalin running a custom raft adventure for small groups of confident swimmers on the Tully River, rafting with our most experienced senior guides you will encounter extra challenges such as rock jumping, rapid swimming and raft surfing.

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US$58.40*
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Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
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US$116.02*
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Fitzroy Island Sea Kayaking
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US$131.59*
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Small-Group Canyoning Experience from Cairns or Northern Beaches

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Balloon trip + Skyrail

I hesitated because it was a little bit more expensive that my usual tours and because the pickup time was super early. Well, it was totally worth it. The staff is incredibly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Poitiers, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I hesitated because it was a little bit more expensive that my usual tours and because the pickup time was super early. Well, it was totally worth it. The staff is incredibly nice and professional at the same time. I got to see the balloons fly away, chase them, and finally do the trip myself. Then, we folded the balloon,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the best thing I did in Cairns. Always wanted to do it and this was the place to. The guys were very professional and made sure everyone was comfortable and safe but also that they were having a good time. At no point did I feel unsafe about what we were doing and we had a great laugh. So... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing thing to experience. To fly in a balloon over the tableland in the break of down and to help to pack the balloon when we landed.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here last week as a last minute trip and I have a few tips to help before going! - I wish I knew before I went. First off, take a towel, closed shoes and full Change of clothes including another pair of shoes to change into! There are changing rooms at the end of the route. Also, nip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely loved our extreme rafting trip on the Tully River. Our instructor Jonny was brilliant and made us feel safe throughout the day (and ensured we got wet too!). Probably would wear shorts rather than bikini bottoms next time though!

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Sanctuary Point, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We done a half hour balloon ride with Raging Thunder Adventures and would go again tomorrow except we would make it an hour. From the time you are picked up till you are dropped home you are in professional hands. The staff go out of there way to make your experience a memory. Must do.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day on the Tully River with Raging Thunder. The logistics of pick up from our hotel and getting to the river all very well organised and went smoothly. The guides were really experienced and worked well with the different skill levels to make sure everyone could get the most fun out of the day safely. The BBQ... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Raging Thunder Adventures did a great job of making this trip an unforgettable trip for us. The early pick up is totally worth it as you get to see the sun rise. Do dress in layers as it can be chilly early in the morning. You also don't know where you will land so long pants and tennis shoes would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most awesome day day. Have to say we were both feeling a little apprehensive beforehand but so glad we did this. We were picked up & dropped off at our accommodation. The whole crew were fantastic but we definitely had the best tour guide Dave! We are a couple in our 40s & highly recommend this to anyone... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dom from Raging Thunder was a fantastic guide on the sea kayak trip. Great sense of humour. Nothing was too much trouble. Good instructor on how to use the paddles. The kayaks were comfortable to sit in. Amazing views on our barefoot walk on Little Fitzroy Island. Our group had a blast thanks to Dom.

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