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National White Water Centre

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“the river”(49 reviews)
“rafting session”(14 reviews)
“great fun”(39 reviews)
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Canolfan Tryweryn, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7NU, Wales
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All reviews the river rafting session great fun taster session wet suits hour session birthday present raft guide explained everything from start to finish fantastic experience exhilarating experience team building fun activity two hours lovely cafe great morning
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came across this centre accidentally during a holiday in the summer and decided I would return and give it a whirl as it looked so much fun. I booked for myself, my hubby and 2 friends to try out the taster experience. This acted...More

Thank bexstablek
Canolfan T, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello bexstablek, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We are so pleased to hear you consider it well worth a visit and that you had such a fantastic day out. We look forward to welcoming you back next year!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time, Alex was an amazing instructor and we the waters were rough enough to give the thrill seeking experience we were after! I would highly recommend for all groups but make sure you higher the wetsuit etc!More

Thank JayProbe
Canolfan T, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi JayProbe, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your rafting trip with Alex. It's great to hear that you felt the river was challenging and gave you a thrill! Maybe next time you can look at doing the Orca Adventure...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing day. Did 2 hours with friends. Instructor and staff were brilliant. Our instructor were George and paddy. Brilliant blokes and made it fun. Negative side. Old looking bloke with a pony tail who was driving one of the buses was a total tool. We...More

1  Thank Darren R
Canolfan T, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Darren R, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your activities with us. I'm sorry that you had a bad start to your visit to us and am really glad you enjoyed your trip with George and Paddy who made...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great 2 hour experience white water rafting experience. Did this with friends on a stag do. It was great fun and got totally soaked!! So much fun really got a taste for it. Even though we were late Mario and the team were great and...More

Thank kalivar
Canolfan T, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi kalivar, thank you for your great review! We're glad you and your friends had fun on your stag do. We'll pass on your review to Mario, who will be pleased you all had such a good time.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had bought my son and his girlfriend the 2 hour rafting session for Xmas and went with them on Sunday 9th September. It was brilliant. So well organised, fantastic setting. Facilities are first class and even though we only watched it was great. The...More

Thank Tim T
Canolfan T, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Tim T, What a wonderful review! It sounds like your whole family had an excellent day out with us and we look forward to welcoming you and your friends for white water rafting!

Reviewed 10 September 2018

I attended the 2 hour full white water rafting session along with my brother, which included 4 runs down the river. I would definitely recommend this session as it was so much fun, and we were with a good bunch on our raft. The only...More

Thank bel938
Canolfan T, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi bel938, I’m pleased to hear that you enjoyed your white water rafting experience at the centre. I also agree it is difficult to prepare yourself for a swim in white water, although we do our best in the training at the start of the...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Great service and well run,and thanks to our guide Adam he made the whole experience good fun and was professional and fun Cheers

Thank tatutym97
Canolfan T, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hello tatutym97, Thank you for reviewing your experience as excellent. Its great to hear you had fun on your rafting session!

Reviewed 5 September 2018

We had such a fantastic day, we went as a day out with work colleagues and we all had a great time. Thanks to the instructors for looking after us :) High recommend and will be visiting again

Thank hayley t
B L, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hello hayley t, Thank you for your review. It is great to hear you had a fantastic work day out and that you felt well looked after by the instructors.

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Went for the full 4 runs with my wife and 2 mates during our adventure filled holiday. My wife was very nervous, but our instructor was brilliant, very professional, and made the whole experience feel very safe. Good amounts of banter with everyone involved, just...More

Thank Mark F
B L, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Mark F, Thank you for your lovely review of your time with us. I'm glad you had lots of adventures on your holiday and hope to see you back in Snowdonia again soon!

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We had an AMAZING time! Visited today and had an amazing afternoon with Phil our instructor who was FANTASTIC. Definitely will come again!

Thank EJMBrowne
B L, Manager at National White Water Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hello EJMBrowne, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We're glad to hear you had an amazing time! We will see you again in the future!

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Polly R
13 August 2018|
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Response from Canolfan T | Property representative |
Hi Polly R, the last day of our white water rafting season is 31st of October 2018. From the 1st of November we take a 6 week break from white water rafting on the River Tryweryn to allow Natural Resources Wales to do... More
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LondonBexley
13 February 2018|
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Response from Canolfan T | Property representative |
The centre is approx. 35 minutes from Betws-y-Coed
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Paul D
9 September 2017|
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Response from Canolfan T | 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
15 February 2016|
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Response from Canolfan T | 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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