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Lee Valley White Water Centre

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Address: Station Road, Waltham Cross EN9 1AB, England
Phone Number: 08456 770 606
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Lee Valley White Water Centre was host to the London 2012 Olympic Games...
Lee Valley White Water Centre was host to the London 2012 Olympic Games and you can now experience a range of activities at this venue. Rafting the Olympic course is a must for anyone ticking things of their bucket list! You'll get several runs down the course. We progressively up the fear factor each time and by your final run you’ll be surfing, high siding, spinning and nose dunking with the very best! You can also choose from our range of other white water activities and a choice of canoeing and kayaking sessions, from family paddling on our lake to mastering our two white water courses.
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Water sports set in Lea valley, excellent walks, and café really good if you are able to take part, other wise fun to watch

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Water sports set in Lea valley, excellent walks, and café really good if you are able to take part, other wise fun to watch

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My son used the centre for the white water rapids and had a wonderful time negotiating then round and around. There is a good system for getting you back to the beginning. There is also a lake for the less adventurous where you can canoe or take instruction. Even the whole family can get on the water! There is ample... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had my second Lee Valley white water rafting dunking. We all had a brilliant time. Our instructor Tom was excellent, made sure we had a thorough safety briefing and continually checked we were all ok and happy to continue throughout the experience, especially with each lap getting increasingly more daring. Our boat did end up capsizing on the last round,... More 

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Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Nine of us did a White Water Raft Charter and had a brilliant day. A mixture of ages. Our instructor Paul was great with us considering we were all novices. The après rafting bar and terrace were perfect for the much needed post rafting refreshment.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

An amazing experience white water rafting at Lee Valley, fantastic instructor (Paul) who explained everything clearly. Thought I would enjoy it but it exceeded my expectations not laughed so much in ages...am I too old to take this up as a hobby? Great facilities for spectators. Highly recommend this rafting experience can't wait to have another go!!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great day out. Staff brilliant and only a fiver for an hours canoeing or wake boarding. Free lockers and changing facilities. Great to have such a wonderful facility like this close to home. Can't wait to go rafting

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped in here as we were in the area (we were going to picnic but it was a rather wet summers day!). However, there was plenty going on in the water and we saw some of the team GB slalom team practising. Small coffee shop on site too. Would definitely return again (on a day when the weather was... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If you don't have the time of your life doing this, go and see your doctor because there something wrong with you. Jorge, our Raft Guide, was a great laugh and helped make it a fantastic day. I'm still smiling about it 8 hours later. Make sure you get the CD with pictures and movie clips

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Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Excellent guide (Paul) and fantastic fun, highly recommended. We haven't laughed so much and had such a great time for ages. We were well looked after from start to finish. Can't recommend this centre enough and the activities enough!

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Billericay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Visited white water rafting centre on Friday night with 7 others.... 2 17 yr olds & the rest 50 ish. Mixed group of girls & boys. We expected a fun evening , but we're absolutely blown away by how much fun, how exhilarating & at times how scary this experience is !!! From the moment you get in raft to... More 

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