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Lee Valley White Water Centre
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Marshgate Cottage Station Road, Waltham Cross EN9 1AB, England
+44 300 003 0616
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the group white water rafting, had great fun and Kris the instructor was enthusiastic, making it all the more enjoyable. The fact that people watching can walk around the course to see what’s going on is great and the terrace provides a welcome break...More

Thank nataliewalden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent day out all round! I booked white water rafting for a large family group, with a range of ages, as I'd wanted to do it for some time. The facilities in the centre were great, and everything worked efficiently and was...More

Thank Debs A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Zuheyle and Ilonda were so warm and friendly every time they serve us. Coffees with lovely decorations on top, lovely cakes and always served with a smile and friendly word.

Thank Trail44215464930
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lee Valley is by far the best white water venue in the UK. The water is clean and clear, the courses are excellent and the facility itself is great. The courses are both good, with the Olympic being the better water, but the legacy tends...More

Thank M7460BCdanr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience, and great value. Good clear instructions, all the kit supplied was well looked after and good condition, we were all made to prove we could swim in rough water, then 5 laps of the course, with our raft positions rotated each...More

Thank PaulMCol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at the centre today. Pleasant atmosphere but was served my coffee in a disposable cup although I was also eating food. When I queried this I was told it was what people prefer! REALLY? Surely the default cup should be ceramic with disposable...More

VisitLeeValley, General Manager at Lee Valley White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Lee Valley White Water Centre and The Terrace Bar & Cafe. We will address your comments with the team, as drinks should be served in crockery as standard with paper cups being used if specifically requested, or as a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant morning rafting.From arrival we were well looked after.Good kit provided and very good instruction.

Thank Jon F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed a family time at The White Water Centre yesterday ..Grandparents (Grandma as official photographer and Granddad braving the course) with two teenage grandchildren and adult son. Yes, it was hard, exhilirating - but real fun...and NOT cold despite it being late October....More

Thank Ralph K
VisitLeeValley, General Manager at Lee Valley White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review of your family time at the venue. We’re happy to hear that all ages came to enjoy the rapids and that you found our staff and facilities up to standard. We hope to see you again soon – Try...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location with good coaches. Well structured course with lots of practise on ferry gliding, breaking in & out of eddies. Lots of advise and tips to help improve the basics and your own style. A good safe environment to learn. Cheers James and Stu...More

Thank Nic B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what a fantastic day white water rafting,Chris our guide was so enthusiastic and clear with the instructions, all of us loved the experience and will return soon, even when we fell out of the raft we felt so safe with guides down the course and...More

Thank Matt C
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15 October 2018|
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Response from thebobkins | Reviewed this property |
Yes you will be put in a group. You more in a raft than two. Great experience, went as a couple and we loved it.
22 May 2018|
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Response from 349claren |
My children went here yesterday, and absolutely loved it. (They are 13, 11 and 8) It is much larger than I expected, and as there were only about 20 people in it, there was no queuing at each section. Perfect for this hot... More
James W
9 October 2017|
Response from devinem2 | Reviewed this property |
I wore normal glasses on white water rafting . sure would be fine to wear. it's better that you can see what your doing . Enjoy