River Drift at Mossman Gorge

Duration | 3.5 Hours
Mobile Ticket OK

Join the River Drift Experience for a unique adventure on the Mossman River. This small group tour offers a combination of river sledding, rainforest walking, and creek exploration. Led by an experienced guide, you'll navigate the river, walk through a granite sand riverbed, and uncover hidden creeks. The tour is designed to connect you with nature and provide a peaceful drift under the rainforest canopy.


  • Return Transfers from Port Douglas and Mossman
  • Free tour photos
  • Boots, river sled, wetsuit
  • All safety equipment
  • Experienced river guide
  • Snacks


  • River Sledding on the Mossman River
    Using personal river sleds, you will navigate the river's gentle currents, experiencing the tranquility and beauty of the surrounding rainforest.
  • Guided Rainforest Walk
    Enjoy a guided walk through a granite sand riverbed. The guide will share insights about the local flora and fauna, making the walk both educational and enjoyable.
  • Secret Creek Adventure
    Discover hidden waterways in a secret creek adventure. This part of the tour involves exploring lesser-known creeks, adding an element of surprise and discovery to your journey.
  • Drifting Under the Rainforest Canopy
    A peaceful drift under the rainforest canopy. This serene experience allows you to relax and fully appreciate the natural beauty of the rainforest.

Meeting Point & Times
River Drift offers a complimentary pickup and drop off from most Port Douglas and Mossman accommodation.

Morning Experience Pickup Times
09:00am Port Douglas
09:15am Mossman

Afternoon Experience Pickup Times
02:00pm Port Douglas
02:15pm Mossman

Morning Experience Dropoff Times
12:15pm Mossman
12:30pm Port Douglas

Afternoon Experience Dropoff Times
5:15pm Mossman
5:30pm Port Douglas

What To Bring

  • Shorts to swim in and a top suitable for getting wet (a top can be provided if needed)
  • Towel
  • Any personal medication
  • Please leave valuables and loose-fitting jewelry at your accommodation

Additional Information
River Drift is an active experience and not suitable for guests who cannot swim, have limited mobility, are pregnant, or weigh more than 120kg/264lb.

Instant Booking & Mobile-Friendly Tickets
Check availability & book here to secure the River Drift Experience
Pre-booking is essential. Please do not turn up on the day without a booking.
If you require hotel transfers, please have your hotel name ready when booking so we can send you a pick-up time with your confirmation.

Special Child & Family Rates
We offer special rates for families. Please check the booking form for up-to-date family pricing.




We had an absolute ball our guides made us feel at ease and were very helpful



Fantastic family experience
Thanks to Dylan and Kate!!


Susy Spinoso

Vincent was a great guide, very knowledgeable, warm & friendly


Kylie Astell

Brilliant informative guides. Great time had by all. Well worth the money


Scott Allen

What a new experience, loved it


Brian Lukins

Michaela our guide was fantastic and really looked after us. We had a great morning and the whole experience was fantastic. Would definitely recommend River Drift Snorkelling.

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Complimentary pickup & drop off from most Port Douglas & Mossman accommodation.