Canyoning

canyoning in wales

Canyoning in Wales

Adventure Canyoning  in Wales is a Combined Water and Rock Activity.  Canyoning or canyoneering, as it is better known in the USA, is one of the best high adrenaline activities you can do in the UK. Wales is one of the best areas in the World to try this awesome activity. If you are going to try it then use the experts.

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What is Canyoning?

canyoningThe best way of describing our canyoning activity is white water rafting but without the raft. With our guides, you descend a stunning steep sided gorge by various ways and means. This can involve sliding down rapids, swimming down rapids, floating down fast flowing chutes and waves, walking behind some breathtaking waterfalls and of course jumping off those jaw dropping waterfalls.

“I would like to thank you for a fantastic weekend we all had with Adventure Britain. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed all the activities and everything ran like clockwork. Canyoning was amazing.” Dave Nicholson

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What is it going to cost me?

Contact us for details. price depends on the group size, age and time of year.

Also take a look at our packages and prices pages for more ideas on cost.
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Rough Guides – canyoning up there with best in world

Rough-Gudies-2Rough Guides, , the leading publisher of travel and reference information known for its ‘tell it like it is’ attitude, accurate, up-to-date content and informed contemporary writing have described the Adventure Britain canyoning experience in the Brecon Beacons as “..being up there with the best wet and wild experiences in the world!”

Adventure Britain’s activity

Adventure Britain’s canyoning activity very much falls within the high adventure category . How does jumping off  20ft waterfalls sound and what about walking behind them?  If this sounds exciting then give us a call because this is the activity for you.

“Most fantastic fun we’ve had for ages. Can’t stop talking about canyoning. Instructors were brilliant, excellent sense of humour and very patient. This was great value – the perfect weekend.” Connie Sutherland

Who can go canyoning?

canyoning in south walesCanyoning in Wales does require a degree of physical fitness. It can be demanding as it involves a lot of adrenaline, swimming and walking. However it is suitable even if you can’t swim as we provide you with buoyancy aids.  For younger less physically able customers we offer alternative combined rock and water activities such as gorge walking.

Where can I go canyoning?

Adventure Britain  sessions are based in the Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK. We use the rivers on the southern edge of the Park which provides us with a wonderful adventure playground. You can’t do canyoning to this sort of level and in such stunning surroundings in many other parts of the UK.  It should definitely be on the list of things to do before you pass your sell by date.

“We had an absolutely fantastic weekend thanks! The activities were thoroughly enjoyed by everyone – especially the canyoning.” Beverley McGonagle

Duration/length of the canyoning session?

canyoning with adventure britainThis is variable depending on the size and nature of the group and the prevailing weather conditions on the day. As a guide, the session would normally last around 3 – 5 hours.

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When can I do it?

We operate our  sessions in Wales all year.

“ Canyoning was by far the best activity we have done on any of our weekends away (which last count was 6). The staff and the way the activity was run were second to none, all the boys loved it and there is already talk of coming back.” Richard Gunner

What will I have to wear for my canyoning session?

For your  session we will provide you with a full kit list upon booking. For guidance, we will provide you with a wet suit, buoyancy aid and helmet.

Good combinations of activities

Only suitable for combination with other activities for weekends or longer duration visits. It can be combined with any of the range of activities available whether it be caving, climbing, quads, paintball and clay pigeon shooting.

Can I use a camera?

Yes you can but we would only recommend bringing a waterproof disposal camera if it is your intention to take it into the gorge. With any other camera we cannot guarantee it will make it out in one piece.

Take away a video or photos

We can arrange for a professional photographer to follow you down the gorge.

In certain circumstances we can arrange for your group to filmed as they descend the gorge but this is only by prior arrangement.