Australia white water rafting destinations are known for their many relatively short and fast-flowing rivers. Our top choices cover the longer, overnight camping, out of the ordinary rafting experiences.
A helicopter ride to a remote river rafting trip is one of the best ways to explore Australia's wilderness that is un accessible by hiking or vehicle.
The Best Australia Rafting trips are based on rivers that fall into the Classes III - V, have long periods of rapids, and great scenery.
Franklin River, Tasmania
Class: I-V Most of the runs are Class I & II with the most difficult level run a IV and you can choose to walk around these rapids.
This is a challenging and remote river trip. The river flows though rugged limestone gorges, and beautiful wilderness scenery. At the completion of the trip at the beautiful Sir John Falls, a seaplane will transport you back to Strahan on the west coast. Water levels fluctuate dramatically and can rise to 3 meters and occasionally up to 5 meters in 6 hours. The area is known for having periods of difficult weather. Trips run for 5, 7 and 10 days.
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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