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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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Description: The first London 2012 venue you'll be able to enjoy after the Games - for...
The first London 2012 venue you'll be able to enjoy after the Games - for an action packed season of white water rafting. You'll get several runs down the course. Sessions start with an adventurous first run designed to get you used to the feel of the boat and working as a team. 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!
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We chartered a boat for my boyfriends birthday yesterday. He has been wanting to return since he was a contractor working at the site for the Olympics but I have always been a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Weekel2709
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We chartered a boat for my boyfriends birthday yesterday. He has been wanting to return since he was a contractor working at the site for the Olympics but I have always been a little apprehensive as I am not a strong swimmer and really worried about how cold the water would be! I was pleasantly surprised, it really isn't as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

First off, I want to point out that I was not looking forward to going rafting as a last minute replacement and I arrived at the centre feeling really scared and a little bit sick and very nearly backed out but I am so glad that I didn't. The instructors really know their stuff and take you through every bit... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

A brilliant day out from start to end. Well organised and the guides where excellent. Some of our group were nervous but after a very comprehensive briefing we all felt assured that this was a professional operation and that we were in safe hands. The actual rafting was incredible with just enough jeopardy to make it exciting. Everyone fell out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great fun , extreme cold and definitely worth learning to swim just so to experience the Rapids in the boats. Would definitely go back... Not a family day out more a work event for team bonding .

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Cheshunt, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I've been rafting down rivers before but nothing compared to this! We were with a group who were of mixed ages and I can say we all loved this! We were on the river for over an hour and this was enough as it was full on for the time you were there! If you can book a late session... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

company night out the instructors were amazing and the whole experience was out of this world.. I would love to do this again.. Can't remember his name but the instructor with the curly hair was brilliant!

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It's your thinking of going . Look at the website they do regular offers which for what your getting is a good price . Fridays they do a good rate. Also for £5 you can take canoes out on the lake on the bottom it's clean and staff are friendly

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Truro, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We found the whole session excellent. Great fun and a real buzz. The policy is to split up the largest group (unless you come in a group of 9 - which fills a boat alone) to make up the numbers in other boats. Where possible they keep the integrity of four person groups. Go big or go home! I would... More 

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VisitLeeValley, General Manager at Lee Valley White Water Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We’re glad you enjoyed the experience and we’ll pass your kind words onto the team at the centre. Rapid Focus is a third party company, who provide photos of the experiences; we’ll be sure to pass your comments on to the photographyer team. We hope this hasn’t dampened your experience and look forward to welcoming you... More 

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Great fun and very easy for all ages. One chap in our boat was 70 years old and celebrating his birthday. No skill required as long as you know your right from left and don't mind getting went you are qualified to have fun here! tip: take soap or shampoo for the showers (there's none there)

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VisitLeeValley, General Manager at Lee Valley White Water Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Rafting is great activity for any aged above 14! We’re glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again in the New Year. Next time why not try Hydrospeeding or a Hot Dog sessions. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I won a trip with work to go white water rafting in November. I was a bit apprehensive because of the cold but despite this, it was a great trip. Jorge our instructor was really nice, patient and got everyone involved. We had so much fun! Even if I did fall in once or twice :) Thanks Jorge!

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VisitLeeValley, General Manager at Lee Valley White Water Centre, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Ccongratulations on winning your trip to the centre. We’re so happy you enjoyed white water rafting at the centre even if you did fall in a couple of times. We hope you visit the centre next year and maybe try something different like Hydrospeeding or Hot Dog sessions they’re great fun too. More 

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