Franklin River Rafting
At Franklin River Rafting we run 8 and 10-day whitewater rafting tours lead by guides who have been handpicked for their experience, skill and intimate knowledge of the river.
We provide the best equipment, great food and what many have called “the journey-of- a-lifetime” down one of the most beautiful, inspiring and isolated rivers in the world.
We love this place and we’d love to share it with you.
People have described our 8 and 10-day whitewater rafting tours of the Franklin River as one of the most amazing experiences of their life.
Tasmania’s Franklin River provides one of the best expedition rafting tours on the planet.
The best way to truly experience its spectacular magic and majesty is on a whitewater rafting tour with Franklin River Rafting.
With its clear pure water and even cleaner air, the Franklin is one of the last truly wild rivers running through one of the most undisturbed environments on Earth.
And the good news is you don’t need any previous whitewater rafting experience to join us … just a sense of adventure, a love of the outdoors and a basic level of fitness.
Please select a tour service below to find out more information:
- Franklin River Rafting 8 day Expedition
- Franklin River Rafting 10 day expedition
Our eight-day trips cover the full length of the river from the Collingwood Bridge on the Lyell Highway to the west coast township of Strahan. Running over two weekends the eight-day full river trips are ideal for those wanting to see the Franklin River but can only afford to take a little time off work. See the beautiful Irenabyss, the awe-inspiring Great Ravine and the magnificent Rock Island Bend best known as the image that helped save the river by Peter Dombrovskis. 30 years since the Franklin River was saved and the area declared a Unesco World Heritage Area, it still continues to inspire. Come celebrate this beautiful place with us. This trip doesn't include the Frenchmans Cap hike. If you really want to summit the Cap as part of your Franklin River Rafting adventure, a ten-day expedition is the one for you.
This expedition will journey down the full length of the river starting at the Collingwood Bridge on the Lyell highway to Sir john Falls on the Gordon River.From here on we will be picked up by the Stormbreaker and journey down the Gordon across Macquarie Harbour and into Strahan.On our ten day trips we will attempt to reach the summit of one of Tasmania's most sought out peaks, Frenchmans Cap. Towering at 1443 metres and otherwise accessible only via a 5 day long bushwalk.See the beautiful Irenabyss, the awe-inspiring Great Ravine and the magnificent Rock Island Bend best known as the image that helped save the river by Peter Dombrovskis.30 years since the Franklin River was saved and the area declared a Unesco World Heritage Area it still continues to inspire, come celebrate this beautiful place with us.