Rafting the Franklin River Trekkers getting a pose on in front of the rapids |  <i>Michele Eckersley</i> Rafts on the Franklin River |  <i>Glenn Walker</i> Guides rafting wilder waters on the Franklin River |  <i>Glenn Walker</i>
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Raft Tasmania's renowned Franklin River

Receive the Wilderness book*

Celebrating our 40th year rafting the majestic and mystic Franklin River, World Expeditions, Tasmanian Expeditions parent company was the first operator on the river and continues to offer this popular adventure.

It’s been four decades since Australia’s famous environmental campaign ‘Save the Franklin’ was voiced to the entire country. A momentous victory in saving the Franklin River and surrounding pristine wilderness from extinction. Read more here

No where on Earth will you find an area as pristine and World Heritage Listed that hasn’t changed over the last 40 years. Even the Dunlop Volley shoes are still on the gear list, 40 years on.

Join Geoff Law – a true legend, author and instrumental campaign conservationist protecting Tasmania’s environment on a special rafting expedition along the Franklin River in January 2019. Our Franklin River rafting adventure was named the ‘World’s Best Rafting Journey’ by Outside Magazine. It truly is a wonderful experience through the world’s best environment.

To celebrate this anniversary, we are giving away the upcoming limited release of The Wilderness Society’s ‘Wilderness’ book. Valued at $125, the first 10 new rafting bookings made by the 14th of October 2018 for departure up to 31 March 2019 will receive the book*. 

Wilderness by The Wilderness Society is an exceptional new book to celebrate the millions of hectares of wilderness the society was instrumental in saving, such as South West Tasmania, Daintree and the Kimberley. Wilderness - Celebrating Australia's Protected Places tells the story of over 40 years of successful conservation campaigning. The book highlights the stunning reserves created thanks to the support of dedicated Australians from all walks of life. More on the book

Geoff Law and Bob Brown discuss the book and events around the campaign.

Rafting Trips

There are three rafting trips to experience the mighty Franklin River, varying from 9 to 11 days with wilderness camping along the unspoilt river. The 11-day trip includes a hike to Frenchman’s Cap to view the South West World Heritage Area. During your adventurous expedition along the river, you’ll’ come across famous Rock Island Bend, discover the Lost World at Penghana Cave and visit Kutikina Aboriginal Cave.

Jump on in and book your rafting trip today.


*Terms and Conditions

- Applies to these Tasmanian trips: Franklin River Rafting (FFR), Franklin River & Frenchman's Cap (FCR) and Franklin River World Heritage Expedition with Geoff Law (FRL)

- The Franklin River Rafting Book offer is receive one copy per person of The Wilderness Society's 'Wilderness' book, valued at $125.

- Valid for new bookings made between 05 September - 14 October 2018 for trips departing between 01 November to 31 March 2019.

- Offer does not apply to exclusive or private departures.

- Offer is subject to trip availability and trip minimum numbers being met.

- Cannot be taken in conjunction with any other offer by any company in the World Expeditions Travel Group (World Expeditions, Australian Walking Holidays, UTracks, Sherpa Expeditions, Adventure South NZ, Trail Journeys, Great Canadian Trails, Huma Charity Challenge, Sherpa Van or World Youth Adventures)

- Offer is not redeemable for cash.

- To redeem, quote promo code FranklinBook18 on your (online or paper) booking form.

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