Activities & Water Sports

An amazing choice of water activities for all:

Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls Survival Academy

Learn how to survive in the wild the Bear Grylls way, extreme survival techniques, award winning, 1/2 day course on the stunning Llyn Peninsula near Snowdonia, ideal for adults, families & kids.

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Bounce Below

World's largest underground trampoline in enormous cavern in Snowdonia slate mine, bounce on huge trampolines suspended in cavern twice the size of St Paul's Cathedral and accompanied by huge light show.

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Coastriders Kitesurfing, Aberdovey

Have a go at the exhilarating sport of kitesurf, kite buggy, landboarding or powerkiting with Coastriders. During your kitesurf lesson you will soon find out that it's all about skill and practice and before long not only will you will be up and riding but you’ll be wanting to try out your first jumps. Based in Aberdovey with miles of never ending flat beach.

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Coed y Brenin

The first dedicated mountain bike trail centre in the UK and still the largest, Coed y Brenin Forest Park offers world-class trails covering 140km - a stunning combination of natural routes and armoured man-made sections offering some epic riding. Facilities also include family walks, café, cycle shop, all-ability play area and an easy access trail.

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Get Wet Adventure Company

Set between Bala and Corwen in North Wales, 55 acres of broad leaf forest with the Crogen Estate provides the perfect location for High Ropes, Paintball, Raft Building and Gorge Walking

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Go Below

Journey through a mountain via a series of exciting challenges - zip-line over water, climb a vertical shaft, boat across a lake, traverse an abyss, scale a waterfall or abseil to the deepest point in Snowdonia.

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Glan y Gors Park

Go karting in style - at 1100m long this British Championship Circuit is the largest kart circuit in Wales & the North West. Coffee Bar with viewing area & balcony, Cafe, Conference Room. Paint balling also available.

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Golf in North Wales

A choice of golf courses set amidst spectacular scenery. Favourites include Aberdovey, Nefyn & Abersoch.

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Llyn Brenig reservoir

Llyn Brenig

The reservoir at Llyn Brenig has 23 km of shoreline and is a popular beauty spot - try fly fishing, cycle trails or walking trails or take to the water and sail, windsurf or canoe on the 920 acre reservoir. Visitor Centre with refreshments.

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Luxury Spa Treatments

Turn your holiday cottage into your own 5 star luxury spa with ‘My Personal Sanctuary’ - a luxurious and truly indulgent beauty therapy service delivering 5 star quality organic treatments carried out in the comfort of your holiday home. Using heated day beds and fresh organic products, therapists offer a range of treatments from warming deep tissue massage, replenishing facials, hand & feet treats, to holistic full body journeys. Whether it’s an anniversary, mum-to-be, a romantic break, birthday, reunion, corporate event, family fun or girly get together there’s a package to suit & indulge.

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National White Water Centre

Based on the banks of the river Tryweryn, Frongoch, the National White Water Centre is just outside Bala in the beautiful mountains of Snowdonia National Park - rafting, canoeing and kayaking all available. The Tryweryn is a true mountain river, where you will be carried through fast flowing rapids on an exhilarating and fun filled trip. Because the water level is controlled by the dam upstream, they often have water here when other rivers are dry.

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Rib Ride

Award winning boat trips from Conwy, Pwllheli, Holyhead, Beaumaris, Caernarfon and Menai Bridge, each RIB can carry 11 people and travel at 50 mph - take in the views while you get a guided tour.

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Ropeworks, Pwllheli

Fun, challenge & adventure on 3 exciting courses. Make that Leap of Faith, Giant Swing, High Wire crossing, breathtaking Zipline & so much more under the guidance of a friendly professional & qualified Ropeworks Instructor.

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A wide choice of sailing venues including Abersoch, Bala, Menai and Conwy.

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Surf Snowdonia

World-first inland surf paradise - fresh-water lagoon, roughly the size of 6 football pitches set in the lush, green Conwy Valley in the lee of the Snowdonia mountains. Powerful 2-metre wave that rises at the centre of the lagoon, peels perfectly for more than 150 metres, and dissipates softly as it hits the shore.

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Zip World Forest, Betws y Coed

Want a serious adrenaline rush and a day to remember? Go wild in the treetops with award winning high ropes course. Plummet from the summit of exhilarating powerfan jump over 100ft. Or if you'd rather be closer to the ground try canyoning, climbing waterfalls, jumping into plunge pools or try an orienteering adventure in the hills.

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Zip World

The longest and fastest zip line in Europe “The Nearest Thing to Flying”! This adrenalin fuelled tourist attraction is a first for the UK, and is located in the most dramatic of settings – Penrhyn Quarry nestled amongst the mountains of Snowdonia, North Wales

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