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Fantastically fun day, great staff and beautiful location

My husband and i did the whitewater rafting here. It was a fanastic two hours. The staff were all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Liz H
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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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Excellent day out

We did the taster session and loved it. All staff were friendly professional and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
HeatherxBx
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Canolfan Tryweryn, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7NU, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and i did the whitewater rafting here. It was a fanastic two hours. The staff were all very friendly and efficient and the instructor kept things safe yet fun. The river is a beautiful setting, helped by the fact it was a glorious...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did the taster session and loved it. All staff were friendly professional and knowledgeable. Mario looked after us and was fantastic. The food and drinks in the cafe afterwards was delicious

Thank HeatherxBx
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for the second time, my husband and son did the taster session and loved every minute of it, even more so than the first time. The setting is lovely and the staff are brilliant, perfect balance between professional and friendly. The whole experience is...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good facilities and cafe. Great scenery and plenty of to do and see and partake. White water rafter and canoeing.

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

Hello Marc B, Thank you for your review, it sounds like you enjoyed your visit to the cafe and taking in the surroundings.

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very cool! One thing, unfortunately I have no pictures of this great experience. I bring my water proof phone to film but you are always busy with padeling and wear a very tight suit without any pockets and also a helmet as well...More

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

Hello Ivan B, It's good to hear you thought your rafting session was very cool and that you enjoyed it so much. We hope you will return for more rafting again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Bala area for an hour rafting session. The preparations, safety guidance, and the rafting itself (2 run downs the river) was straightforward, easy, and adventurous. I would, next time, rather choose a longer river section not having to do two run...More

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

Hello katamolnar, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. It sounds like you had great fun rafting at the centre and enjoyed the beautiful surroundings!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited National Whitewater Centre and did the Tryweryn Trail with the dog. We were able to sit and watch canoes and dinghies come down the river which was really enjoyable. Good car parks. Cafe

Thank 544jules
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 544jules, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Tryweryn Trail. I'm glad that you enjoyed the walk and got to see some of the activities on the river too!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to add here.. The two hours with our very fun guide Johnny went by way too fast. Safety instructions were complete and easily understandable. Organization was efficient and friendly. When in the Bala-area, you should give it a try!

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

Hello AlexLaske, Thank you for your review and recommendation. It sounds like you had a fun two hours out on the river!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We once again came to The Whitewater Centre for almost guaranteed paddling. The facilities are clean and well kept including the showers and changing rooms. A regular minibus shuttle (included in the price) runs every half an hour to take paddlers and their boats to...More

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

Hello divedart, Thank you for a lovely review. It's fantastic to hear such lovely feedback about the centre facilities and the shuttles we run for the kayakers. Our centre & cafe is dog friendly, we enjoy being able to welcome everyone to the centre! We'll...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

my husband booked for my birthday 29th june 2018 first time. It was brillant their were 3 others from stockport with us what team.work mario our instructor was brillant At the end off the session he gave me supprise which was awsome. Thank you very...More

Thank yousafshareen
B L, Manager at The National Whitewater Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Mrs Shareen Yousaf, Thank you for your lovely review. It's great to hear that you had a brilliant time and will be back!

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LondonBexley
14 February 2018|
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The centre is approx. 35 minutes from Betws-y-Coed
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Paul D
10 September 2017|
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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
16 February 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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