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Whitewater Rafting Guide To River Trips

New South Wales

Whitewater rafting trips in New South Wales, Australia, can take visitors into the depths of places that would be nearly inaccessible by foot or vehicle.

Nymboida River (Class IV):
6 hours north of Sydney, the Nymboida River cuts deep, impressive canyons through Nymboi-Binderay National Park, flowing swiftly past granite formations and lush rainforest.

Murray River (Class IV):
The Murray River cuts a technical, winding path through the alpine rainforests of the Snowy Mountains, creating exciting Class IV rapids as it makes its way through a landscape of incredible beauty.

Gwydir River (Class V):
30 kilometers south west of Inverall, the Gwydir River is a powerful, high volume Class V run that flows through rugged hillsides lined with tall eucalyptus trees and granite cliffs.

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More About Rafting in New South Wales

From big water, high volume rafting on the Gwydir, to the technical gorges of the Nymboida and Murray rivers, there is a good challenge in New South Wales for every kind of whitewater enthusiast! New South Wales is one of Australia’s most varied and dynamic states. Although famous for its capitol city of Sydney, New South Wales also offers alpine mountain peaks, volcanic mountain ranges, rainforests, and expansive coastline. And for each of its unique environments, there exists a river that winds its way through forests and hills, offering an insider’s peek at the landforms, fauna, and wildlife to be found there.