Watersports in Betws_y_Coed

Watersports in Betws-y-Coed

Overview

White water rafting is a must for any water enthusiast in this area. Try the rapids at the National White Water Centre in Bala and you won't be disappointed with the amount of adrenalin pumping through your veins!

The centre is open for rafting any day there is a water release (this is roughly 200 days per year, largely between March- October). 

Normal rafting times are:

Saturday & Sunday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Monday - Friday: 11am - 2pm 

Price

From £37 per person 

Hostels nearby

Watersports in Betws-y-Coed

Bala, LL23 7NU

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SH 92143 35519

Lat/Lng: 52.906248, -3.6051415

Contact information

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mountain bikes riding off into sunset

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Zip World showing 2 on the zipwires

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