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The National Whitewater Centre

Canolfan Tryweryn, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7NU, Wales
+44 1678 521083
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We had a party of 8; 3 parents and 5 children. We did the special package of white water rafting... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
Richard T
,
Fareham, United Kingdom
A fantastic experience ... brilliant fun and very well run!

We booked this for my husbands 56th birthday ... something he really wanted to do with the family... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
FloT-44
,
Macclesfield
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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 August 26, 2017

We had a party of 8; 3 parents and 5 children. We did the special package of white water rafting and canyoning. These were both excellent experiences and thoroughly enjoyed by all. The instructors (Becks, Tom and the 2 Sams) were wonderful and really made...More

Thank Richard T
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Hello Richard T, Thank you for your lovely review. Our rafting & canyoning activity day is a great way to fill up a day with activities and it sounds like you had a great time. We will pass your thanks onto the instructors!

Reviewed August 21, 2017

We booked this for my husbands 56th birthday ... something he really wanted to do with the family ... our children are aged 16 and 18 years. We were booked in for 11.30am and allowed plenty of time to get there ... you never know...More

Thank FloT-44
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Hello FloT-44, We are delighted to hear that your day out white water rafting for your husband birthday was a success! It sounds like you had a lot of fun and enjoyed spending the day with your family. Thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

There was a slight mix up originally as the company that took the booking online never passed the details through so they wasn't aware of us arriving.. however the manager Duncan quickly got this sorted and took us out on a raft himself to ensure...More

Thank Ben F
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Hello Ben, We were pleased that we managed to send you out rafting on the river with Duncan and that you had an amazing time out on the river and enjoyed getting dunked! We will pass your thanks onto Duncan.

Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

I visited this venue yesterday as part of a group of 7. It was a Sunday and naturally was very busy indeed. We had a slight issue booking in as we had booked online and details had not been passed over correctly, however credit where...More

Thank KieranML
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Hello KieranML, Thank you for your review, it sounds like your group had a brilliant rafting session! It's unfortunate that we had not received your booking information from a 3rd party company, but we don't like to disappoint customers especially after a long drive so...More

Reviewed August 19, 2017

We had a family group of 5 adults on a taster session. The staff were all brilliant, especially Jonny who was our instructor. The training was fun but informative and put everyone at ease. We never stopped laughing for the whole of the 2 runs...More

Thank CJHes2017
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hello CJHes2017, It sounds like you had a fantastic time rafting down the rapids. We hope that next time we will be able to take you out on the two hour session!

Reviewed August 19, 2017

Although done kayaking / canoeing several times before in various places, this was our first visit here and hadn't done white water rafting before so went for the one hour taster session - me and my 12 year old. Very impressed with the whole operation...More

Thank Jon H
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hello Jon H, Thank you so much for your review. It is nice to hear that you were impressed with the operation at our centre and that Jake looked after you well and ensured that you had fun on the river. We look forward to...More

Reviewed August 18, 2017

We went as a family of 4, with 2 teenagers and had a great time. We booked well in advance. Took the 1 hour taster, but really wished we had taken the full 2 hours. They also provide wet suits. Great experience. They also have...More

Thank AnMif
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hello AnMif, Thank you for your excellent review. Hopefully next time we will see you on the Full Two Hour Session!

Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Awesome day!!! Such a fun activity and the instructor was very nice and explained everything in detail. Just wish it was longer.

Thank issy2s
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hello issy2s, We're happy to hear you had an awesome day out at our centre. Hopefully you will return in the future!

Reviewed August 18, 2017

My son and I had a fantastic time, two hours of fun getting soaked in the river! We didn't hang around to see the photographs as they are available online, however I have sent a request from the website a couple of hours later which...More

Thank Paul E
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hello Paul E, We're glad you had such a fantastic time. Our photographer takes photos in the day and will check online requests in the evenings. Hopefully you have received a reply and seen your photos by now. If there are any problems you can...More

Reviewed August 17, 2017

We went as a family of four (inc 2 teenager boys) and had a brilliant time. We booked a month before and would recommend to others. The centre was well organised and all the staff friendly and helpful. We were fitted out with wetsuits, helmets,...More

Thank wornoutshoes02
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Hello wornoutshoes02, Thank you for your lovely review. We are based in a beautiful location and it's lovely to hear that you enjoyed both the setting and the white water rafting.

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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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Response from B L | Property representative |
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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