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Lee Valley White Water Centre

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Address: Marshgate Cottage Station Road, Waltham Cross EN9 1AB, England
Phone Number: 08456 770 606
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Lee Valley White Water Centre was host to the London 2012 Olympic Games and...

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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Awesome day!

What a laugh! Our first visit to do water rafting, our instructor Shaun was fantastic and made the experience so much fun! Would definitely recommend to anyone. If your not brave... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a laugh! Our first visit to do water rafting, our instructor Shaun was fantastic and made the experience so much fun! Would definitely recommend to anyone. If your not brave enough to do the rafting, the terrace bar is the place to be!

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

Thank you for your review. We’re pleased you had an enjoyable experience and we’ll be sure to pass your great feedback on to Shaun. Thanks for recommending us and we hope we’ll see you back for more adventures soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time messing around on the hotdog boats. Must admit we were a little bit nervous to start with but once you get past the swimming test (looks worse than it actually is) it's great fun. All the staff were lovely from the reception staff to the instructors. We had about 5 runs down the course and... More 

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

Thanks for reviewing your Hot Dog session with us. We’re glad you had a great time – it is surprising hard work but lots of fun all the same! We’ll be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team who pride themselves on delivering a fantastic experience throughout your visit. We hope to see you again for more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and 7 of my friends went for this session and it was brilliant great atmosphere and our guide Hugo was great! Recommended!

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

Thanks for your review. We’re pleased you and your friends had a great experience and we’ll be sure to pass on your kind comments to Hugo. We hope to see you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was an amazing day out! Our instructor Richard (Rich) made it so much fun! He was very passionate about rafting with a great sense of humour. We went around so many times, we were deninitely the last raft out! They do tell you everything that could possibly go wrong at the beginning but apart from getting absolutely wet, nothing... 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 your rafting experience – our rafting guides work very hard to ensure everyone has a great time. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent safety briefings so that you’re prepared for any eventuality once your hit the rapids. Thanks for recommending us and we hope to see you again soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A real adventure and is great value for money. It does seem expensive when booking but you do get your money's worth. There was a lot more rafting than we expected and had a great day out. Ask for Richard as instructor. He was excellent and built our confidence up with every run and by the end we could surf... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We’re glad you had a great time – we’ll be sure to let Rich know how much you enjoyed it. If you’re looking for another brilliant rafting adventure, our Fast and Furious Fridays offer great value for money – get a group of friends together and you can hit the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic laugh with great friends today, our instructor Hugo made it so much fun. Would strongly recommend to anyone looking for an alternative day out. Very organised and great terrace bar with good food for after.

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

Thanks for your review. We love hearing when our visitors have a great time and will be sure to let Hugo know how much you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again soon – there’s still time for more fun on the rapids before summer’s out! Check out our website to see what we’ve got coming up. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A really fun day out, not the best weather but more than made up for by the amount of fun we had during our 2 hour session! Our instructor Chris was friendly, clearly passionate about rafting all while keeping my group of friends safe right throughout! The food at the cafe afterwards was also really good, tasty and reasonably priced!... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing your birthday experience with us. We’re pleased you and your friends enjoyed yourselves – whatever the weather rafting is always fantastic fun! We’ll pass on your kind comments to Chris and hope to see you again soon! Why not join us for a burger at The Terrace Bar & Café whilst enjoying some live music on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place. Staff are friendly and very helpful. We didnt need to wait long for a boat. Grear fun for the kids Would love to go back again

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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 had a great time and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This a great place for all the family to come for the day, either to take part or just spectate. Plenty to see and not crowded, plus the parking is free. Very disappointed with the catering, there is an outside place for drinks, but inside there was other food and drinks, however, there weren't enough staff, and the service was... More 

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

Thanks for your review. We’re pleased you enjoy visiting our venue however we’re sorry to hear that this enjoyment wasn’t carried through during your experience at The Terrace bar & Café. All our food is freshly prepared and made to order and, where possible, comes from local suppliers and is priced to reflect this. We’re continuously working to improve the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What brilliant fun, reasonably priced, fantastic facilities and really well organised. Great fun was had by all, our guide 'Ange' was excellent - great boat handling and really made our experience all the more enjoyable. Everyone from the Receptionist to the chap who cooked our burger could not have been more helpful. The changing areas were spotlessly clean, showers were... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely review. We’re pleased you had a great time and we’ll pass on your kind comments to Ange and the rest of the team. We also have a soft spot for the burgers from The Terrace Bar & Café so we can understand why you enjoyed them. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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