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The National Whitewater Centre

Canolfan Tryweryn, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7NU, Wales
+44 1678 521083
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A really lovely day out

We were only watching my brother and sis in law having a great day out here but the walks were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Esme370
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Fab FUN in wonderful white water!

Had the best of times rafting down the river with my son and another family. Huge respect for our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
wend6holidaying
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Singapore
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“the river” (80 reviews)
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“taster session” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Canolfan Tryweryn, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7NU, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only watching my brother and sis in law having a great day out here but the walks were lovely, the atmosphere lovely and time to enjoy the cafe too.

Thank Esme370
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Esme370, Thank you for your review. It sounds like you had a lovely day visiting the centre watching the rafts go by and we're glad to hear you enjoyed the cafe as well.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here and did a two hr session, 8 blokes, so much fun, even the storm couldn't dampen our fun, we also bought the photos afterwards and some of the facial expressions are awesome, would highly recommend.

Thank snooze99
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello snooze99, We're glad to hear that you had such a great time rafting with us and the weather didn't dampen your spirits! Thank you for recommending us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my students here every year up until last year to experience white water rafting during the last day of their Wales expedition. The sessions in the past have been safe, fun and instructors created a good session. Yet last year we all found...More

Thank Nikeyecam76
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing your white water rafting session and I’m sorry you didn’t enjoy it on this occasion. As this session took place 18 months ago I haven’t been able to discuss it with the raft guides involved but all three are very experienced and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two older teenagers and their parents had a fantastic time. Instructors are clearly knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Really make every effort to ensure the whole party has a great time. You get the bonus of beautiful countryside. Would recommend and do again

Thank foodies503907
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi foodies503907, thank you for leaving us a great review! It sounds like you all had a fantastic time rafting and enjoying the beautiful welsh countryside!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my sister and I booked this as a Christmas present for our dad (57) and brother (22), so when we booked a cottage in Snowdonia for a few days as a family break, it made sense to book on to this as the same time....More

Thank NatMc85
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello NatMc85, thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and wonderful review! We're really happy we managed to find an extra space on the session so you could enjoy the experience with your dad and brother. We'll make sure to pass...More

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B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Had never been white water rafting but always kind of fancied it so when visiting North Wales and I saw the centre advertised I thought why not! I am not a strong swimmer and not in anyway an adrenaline junky so this sort of thing...More

Thank BurgessNeil
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Hello BurgessNeil, It sounds like you really enjoyed your Rafting Taster Session and enjoyed spending time at the centre. It's always nice to hear such lovely feedback. We hope you will come back again!

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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for coffee and cake not expecting much, my wife had a toffee fudge cake and I went for the battenburg, then I went back for two more it was that good, the atmosphere was great, very friendly staff, and the people on the water...More

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B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Hello, Thank you for your fantastic review, it's so great to hear that the cake was so good you went back for seconds! Maybe next time we'll get you out on the river too?

Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a good attraction to visit, with various outdoor based activities. Rather interesting guessing it would be better during the summer months though. Only let down is the cafe, quality if a bit low other than that a pleasant place to visitMore

Thank sctd421
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Hello sctd421, We do offer a range of water activities, mainly focusing on white water rafting. Our season tends to run from March - October with summer being the busiest months. We also have a lovely riverside walk! I'm sorry you felt the quality of...More

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Paul D
September 9, 2017|
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Response from B L | Property representative |
Hi Paul, as long as you can swim 25 m confidently you can participate in rafting. You will be taught a defensive swimming technique during your safety brief, which is closer to breast stroke on your back than front crawl. If... More
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Anitarosejewell
February 15, 2016|
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Hi Anitarose... unfortunately we do require everyone to be able to swim 25 metres in order to come white water rafting with us. If you are looking for activities to do in the local area have a look for Adventure Map North... More
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