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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
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Marshgate Cottage Station Road, Waltham Cross EN9 1AB, England
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+44 300 003 0616
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just finished the 2 day into to white water course. Just awesome.... Rob our intructor was really great fun but worked us hard. So pleased I did the course really learned a lot. SImon

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Simon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would recommend the Whitewater rafting experience to any couple or group who want an action-packed adventure with the added bonus that you are experiencing the thrills and spills of an Olympic course.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank southenglandreviewer
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

We booked for our 2 little ones to see santa, the grotto was a shed and it lasted about 3 mins. To be fair the santa was good and the gifts were at a good standard. The fairground with it is a rip off! £2-£4...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Simon B
Reviewed 7 November 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nataliewalden
Reviewed 6 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Debs A
Reviewed 6 November 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trail44215464930
Reviewed 31 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M7460BCdanr
Reviewed 30 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PaulMCol
Reviewed 22 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JEKSUK
VisitLeeValley, General Manager at Lee Valley White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jon F
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anniechara18
14 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.
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HevCawley
21 May 2018|
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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
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James W
9 October 2017|
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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
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