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Raging Thunder Adventures
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Indicative Rate* $74.00 to $335.00 Tour Only

07 4030 7990
res@ragingthunder.com.au
www.ragingthunder.com.au

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Description

Raging Thunder Adventures is the largest adventure company in Australia. They have a reputation for excellence and have established themselves as a World Leader in Adventure Tourism.

For a truly memorable experience, try a balloon flight at dawn over the Atherton Tablelands. Just one of the many tours Raging Thunder offer. Our product range include a series of adventure tours suitable for all levels of excitement including White Water Rafting on the Tully and Barron Rivers, Sea Kayaking.

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The World Heritage listed, wet tropical rainforest is their work bench. Their guides are trained to leave nothing but a footprint and take nothing but photos. The mood of their trips is informal; the emphasis is on team work and sharing. The pioneering of their tours and equipment, safety procedures, and highly trained adventure guides, have made Raging Thunder Adventures the leaders in Adventure Tourism.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Public Transport
    Public Transport

Activities

  • Ballooning
    Ballooning
  • Cruising
    Cruising
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • White Water Rafting
    White Water Rafting

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

General Comments

Raging Thunder Adventures pioneered rafting in Queensland, Australia in 1984. Their first commercial trip on the Tully River consisted of three nervous passengers. Since then they have expanded our product range to include a series of adventure tours suitable for all levels of excitement includes white water rafting, reef-rafting, sea kayaking, hot air ballooning, sky diving, Four Wheel Drive tours, horse riding, and fishing to name but a few. In 2004 they carried over 150,000 adrenaline charged passengers on our various tours, which serves to highlight that adventure tourism is no longer just a special interest activity, and indeed forms the basis of many tour itineraries. They also have a range of extended packages suitable for the independent traveller. These packages incorporate tours throughout the East Coast of Queensland.

In November 1998, they launched their new balloon, which is the largest commercial balloon in the world. Raging Thunder Balloon Adventures now has a capacity to carry 104 people per day making it the largest Hot Air Balloon company in Australia. Their unique flying conditions provide us with 98 per cent tour reliability. This statistic is unmatched anywhere in the world within the Ballooning industry. Raging Thunder remains at the forefront of ballooning from their in-house pilot training programs to the state of the art equipment, thus ensuring a high level of service and product quality. The Directors of Raging Thunder Adventures have placed great emphasis on safety and training. They have pioneered many of the Swiftwater Rescue procedures and techniques used around the world. Their guides are trained to this high standard which includes Wilderness Medivac training, by their wholly owned subsidiary, Rescue 3 Australia; a franchise of the world renowned Rescue 3 International.

The mood of their trips is informal; the emphasis is on team work and sharing. The pioneering of the tours and equipment, safety procedures, and highly trained adventure guides, have made Raging Thunder Adventures the leaders in Adventure Tourism.

The difference is their dedication to quality and safety.


Accreditation

  • T-QUAL accredited
  • Eco Tourism

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Tully River White Water Rafting Full Day ex Cairns and Northern Beaches

Tully Rafting

Raging Thunder Adventures are the pioneers of rafting in Queensland, Australia! 22 years later they continue to raft the Mighty Tully River, regarded as the best rafting river across Australia and New Zealand. The Tully River is situated in stunning World Heritage Listed rainforest and offers an awesome day out rafting grade three to four rapids over five hours. Enjoy a well earnt barbecue lunch alongside the river bank. Expect the need to hold on at times on these moderate technical rapids, however no experience is necessary, most of your fellow rafters will never have rafted before. A sense of adventure is a must!

Tour Information


11 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pick-up from Cairns and Northern Beaches accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
7:00am - 6:00pm
Ex Cairns & Nothern Beaches

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$199.00$199.00Adult Tour - All Meals, All admissions


Other Information

Children: MInimum age for a child is 13 years old and must travel with a parent or guardian.



30 Minute Balloon Flights ex Cairns and Northern Beaches

Hot Air Ballooning

Let Raging Thunder introduce you to the safe and exciting sport of ballooning, in a spectacular dawn trip which highlights the diverse eco-culture of the Cairns region. As the sun rises the pilots gently lift off and quietly glide the balloons over the panorama of the Cairns Highlands (also known as the Atherton Tablelands). Have fun helping pack-up their giant Balloons before boarding the coach back to Mareeba for a comfort stop. Before they head home your have the opportunity to view and purchase your in-flight photo's taken of the morning. Then they return you to your accommodation in time to enjoy the rest of your day.

Tour Information


3 hours
Yes.
Pick-up from Cairns and Northern Beaches Accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
30 Min Balloon Flight

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$235.00$235.00Adult Tour and Admission


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome. Child age is 4-14 years old.



60 Minute Balloon Flight ex Cairns and Northern Beaches

Dawn take off

Let Raging Thunder introduce you to the safe and exciting sport of ballooning, in a spectacular dawn trip which highlights the diverse eco-culture of the Cairns region. As the sun rises the pilots gently lift off and quietly glide the balloons over the panorama of the Cairns Highlands (also known as the Atherton Tablelands). Have fun helping pack-up their giant Balloons before boarding the coach back to Mareeba for a comfort stop. Before we head home your have the opportunity to view and purchase your

in-flight photo's taken of the morning. Then they return you to your accommodation in time to enjoy the rest of your day.

Tour Information


3 hours
Yes.
Pick-up from Cairns and Northern Beaches Accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
4:30am - 10:30am
60Min Balloon Flight

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$335.00$335.00Adult Tour and Admission


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome from the age of 4-14 years old.



Barron River White Water Rafting ex Cairns and Northern Beaches

Barron River Rafting

Cairns is lucky enough to have the Barron River located just 20 minutes away, with their half day white water raft adventure leaving you plenty of time to enjoy other activities on the same day. The rapids on the Barron River are of grade two to three which means they are simple technical rapids with a need to manoeuvre the raft, which results in great rafting for first timers. Please use this as a guide when choosing your level of adrenaline rush, but remember that experience is not necessary; in fact most guests have never been rafting before.

Tour Information


4 hours
Yes.
Pick-up from accommodation Cairns and Northern Beaches Accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
2:00pm - 6:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Barron Half Day Rafting

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$133.00$133.00Adult Tour and Admission


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome from the age of 13 years old.



Sea Kayaking Half Day Fitzroy Island and Snorkelling Adventure

Small groups

There is no better way to see the beauty of the reef and Fitzroy Island. Take to the water by kayak to explore this remote island's hidden delights and private beaches. This fully guided tour offers a tranquil way to see the beauty of the reef and Fitzroy Island (and requires no previous experience). After cruising to Fitzroy Island, have a safety briefing before taking to the water for a morning of kayaking. Enjoy a picnic lunch then spend your afternoon relaxing on the beach or exploring the island. There is so much to do on Fitzroy Island, and the best part is it's only 45 minutes from Cairns!

Tour Information


8 hours and 45 minutes
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
Check in Reef Fleet Terminal at 8.15am

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$139.00$139.00Adult Tour - All Meals, All admissions


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome from the age of 14 years old.



Tully River White Water Rafting Full Day ex Mission Beach

Tully Rafting

Raging Thunder Adventures are the pioneers of rafting in Queensland, Australia! 22 years later they continue to raft the Mighty Tully River, regarded as the best rafting river across Australia and New Zealand. Begin your day with collection from your Cairns, Northern Beaches or Mission Beach accommodation and travel south to the spectacular surroundings that await you. The Tully River is situated in stunning World Heritage Listed rainforest and offers an awesome day out rafting grade three to four rapids over five hours. A sense of adventure is a must!

Tour Information


9 hours
Yes.
Pick-up from Mission Beach accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm
8:00am - 4:30pm

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$189.00$189.00Adult Tour - All Meals, All admissions


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome from the age of 13 years old and must be accompanied by and adult or guardian.



Xtreme Tully White Water Rafting Full Day ex Cairns and Northern Beaches

Xtreme rafting

Xtreme Rafting operates on the Tully River, specifically designed for those seeking small and intimate group sizes. Travelling with senior guides, negotiate your way down the river with a small flotilla of rafts with time to experience body surfing, rock jumping and rapid swims. Xtreme hits the river first, giving you the Tully at its absolute best. Xtreme rafting, where the group size is small and the action is large. It's faster ... it's a greater rush .. it's extra challenges ... it's Xtreme!

Tour Information


11 hours and 30 minutes
Yes.
Pick-up from accommodation

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
6:30am - 6:00pm
6:30am - 6:00pm
6:30am - 6:00pm
6:30am - 6:00pm
6:30am - 6:00pm
6:30am - 6:00pm
6:30am - 6:00pm

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$235.00$235.00Adult Tour - All Meals, All admissions


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome from the age of 15 years old and must accompanied by an adult or guardian 18 years or older. All participants must confident swimmers and have good english language skills.



Xtreme Tully White Water Rafting Full Day ex Mission Beach

Xtreme action

Xtreme Rafting operates on the Tully River, specifically designed for those seeking small and intimate group sizes. Travelling with senior guides, negotiate your way down the river with a small flotilla of rafts with time to experience body surfing, rock jumping and rapid swims. Xtreme hits the river first, giving you the Tully at its absolute best. Xtreme rafting, where the group size is small and the action is large. It's faster ... it's a greater rush .. it's extra challenges ... it's Xtreme!

Tour Information


9 hours
Yes.
Pick-up from Mission Beach accommodation.

Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
7:30am - 4:30pm
7:30am - 4:30pm
7:30am - 4:30pm
7:30am - 4:30pm
7:30am - 4:30pm
7:30am - 4:30pm
7:30am - 4:30pm

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$225.00$225.00Adult Tour - All Meals, All admissions


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome from the age of 15 years old and must accompanied by an parent or guardian 18 years or older. All participants must confident swimmers and have good english language skills.



Fitzroy Island Ferry Transfers

Fitzroy Island snorkelling

Fitzroy Island is one of 600 "Continental" or "High" islands on the Great Barrier Reef which means it used to be part of the mainland before rising waters separated this tranquil paradise. Over time a fringing coral reef surrounded the island, providing a sheltered home for a variety of fish and coral species.

The Ferry cruise to Fitzroy Island by fast catamaran takes only 45 minutes, keeping to the calm waters of the coastline and passing spectacular scenery.

Tour Information


9
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
Check in at Reef Fleet terminal at 8.15am

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$74.00$74.00Adult Tour Only


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.



Fitzroy Island Activity Pass One

Raging Thunder Adventures

Activity Pass One includes ferry transfers, picnic lunch, snorkel gear or glass bottom boat tour, use of the ocean trampoline and paddle skis. Check in is at the Reef Fleet Terminal at 8.15 a.m.

The Ferry cruise to Fitzroy Island by fast catamaran takes only 45 minutes, keeping to the calm waters of the coastline and passing spectacular scenery. Enjoy beautiful unspoilt, uncrowded beaches perfect for family fun.

Tour Information


9
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
Check in at Reef Fleet Terminal at 8.15am

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$103.00$103.00Adult Tour - All Meals, All admissions


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.



Fitzroy Island Activity Pass Two

Fitzroy Island aerial view

Activity Pass Two includes ferry transfers, picnic lunch, snorkel gear and a glass bottom boat tour, use of the ocean trampoline and paddle skis. Check in is at the Reef Fleet Terminal at 8.15 a.m.

The Ferry cruise to Fitzroy Island by fast catamaran takes only 45 minutes, keeping to the calm waters of the coastline and passing spectacular scenery. Enjoy beautiful unspoilt, uncrowded beaches perfect for family fun.

Tour Information


9
Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 31 Mar 2015
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
9:00am - 5:15pm
Check in at Reef Fleet Terminal at 8.15am

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$113.00$113.00Adult Tour - All Meals, All admissions


Other Information

Children: Children are welcome.



* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.

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