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National White Water Centre

  • Bala
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 13+
  • Water Sports, Activity Centres

Attraction Information

The National White Water Centre is renowned for white water rafting and canoeing on the incredible River Tryweryn and opens its metaphorical doors to more than 50,000 adventurous visitors each year!

Anyone wanting to come and get involved must of course be a confident swimmer who likes the water, without that firm base it's not going to be as enjoyable as it by rights should be! For the Rafting Safari all children must be 10 years old or over.

For Rafting Full Sessions, Taster Sessions and Canyoning the minimum age is 12 years old. Then for the Tryweryn Special the minimum age is 14 years and for the Orcas and Tandem Kayaking the minimum age is 16 years. These age restrictions have all been made because of equipment size and safety, so are non negotiable.

Canyoning is available for over 12s, which is an active scramble, slide and swim through the gorge that fit folk of all ages will enjoy.

There's also a pleasant woodland trail and cafe available for more the sedate landlubbers amongst you! Or you can lurk around with your camera and try and catch a shot of adventure in the wet stuff.

There are changing rooms, toilets, coin return lockers, hot showers and a first aid station provided on site.

Opening hours

Please see website for details


Please see website for details

Travel & Contact Information


Frongoch, Bala, Gwynedd, LL23 7NU, Wales

Phone number

01678 521083



Click here to visit National White Water Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

National White Water Centre has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

National White Water Centre has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, National White Water Centre is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

No, National White Water Centre have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

National White Water Centre has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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