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Activities at Lee Valley White Water Centre

For unforgettable experience days, family fun activities and white water action – Lee Valley White Water Centre is the place to be! Set in the River Lee Country Park, this unique visitor destination in Hertfordshire is easily accessible from London and offers a range of water activities including white water rafting, canoeing and kayaking and much more!

 

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Rafting Unleashed

It’s time to get yourselves back on to the rapids and raft your way into this new kind of normal with us. We are all set and waiting to get you on the white water course! If you love an adrenalin rush and the thrill of the rapids, then this experience is one for you to enjoy.

 

 

From £50 per person

Further details

Our rapids await where you and your group will get to take on the mighty drops of our Olympic standard white water course. Your runs will all be about speed, using the power of water to navigate the course in a rollercoaster ride. We may not a have a 360° loop, but we have drops that will get your heart pounding and smiles forming. Suitable for anyone age 12+.

Our rapids await where you and your group will get to take on the mighty drops of our Olympic standard white water course. Your runs will all be about speed, using the power of water to navigate the course in a rollercoaster ride. We may not a have a 360° loop, but we have drops that will get your heart pounding and smiles forming.

First things first, they’ll talk you through the basic skills and safety elements of rafting whilst on the lake then move on to completing our Activity Assessment. You’ll then be ready to hit the rapids! Paddles up!

  • Our rafts hold up to six people, we'll always try our best to keep individuals together but this can’t be guaranteed unless you book a whole raft
  • To keep our rafts as socially distanced as possible, the capacity of our rafts will be a minimum of 4 people, maximum of 6 people.
  • Check in for your activity at reception promptly! The time will be shown on your booking confirmation. There is no need to arrive before this time, however please do not be late as late arrivals may not be able to take part in the activity and will not be refunded.
  • We may need to reschedule bookings that do not meet our minimum requirement of participants - you will be contacted in advance if your booking if affected
  • A White Water Gift Voucher is redeemable against this activity
  • Please ensure you have read our essential information and FAQs before booking
  • Please ensure you have read and understood our Keeping you Safe information before taking part

 

Age and weight restrictions:

  • All participants must be aged 12+ and individually weigh under 18 stone
  • All participants must complete our Moving Water Declaration Form prior to your activity
  • Participants aged under 18 years must have our Parental Consent Form signed by their legal parent/guardian before being able to participate in a moving water based activity at the centre
  • Participants aged between 12 – 16 years must have their legal parent/guardian that remains on site at Lee Valley White Water Centre for the duration of the session, with one parent/guardian to every four children (max)

 

Family Rafting

Turbo boost your family time as you and your loved ones take on the rapids of our Legacy Loop. Share the laughs as you are challenged and guided down the course.

£200 per raft

Further details

The experience will last for 90 minutes this includes a safety brief and kit distribution with up to one hour on the water including an activity assessment. Once you’ve been fully kitted out with wetsuits and wetboots, you’ll be introduced to your raft guide who will help you navigate your way down the Legacy Loop.

First things first, they’ll talk you through the basic skills and safety elements of rafting whilst on the lake then move on to completing our Activity Assessment. You will then be ready to hit the rapids! Paddles up!

  • £15 soft drinks voucher is included with this booking to be used in The Terrace Bar & Café on the day of your activity
  • Our family rafts hold a maximum of five people per raft, with a maximum two adults in the raft
  • Check in for your activity at reception promptly! The time will be shown on your booking confirmation. There is no need to arrive before this time, however please do not be late as late arrivals may not be able to take part in the activity and will not be refunded
  • Gift Vouchers are not redeemable against this activity
  • Please ensure you have read our essential information and FAQs before booking
  • Please ensure you have read and understood our Keeping you Safe information before taking part

 

 Age and weight restrictions:

  • All participants must be aged 8+ and individually weigh under 18 stone
  • All participants must complete our Moving Water Declaration Form prior to the activity
  • Participants aged under 18 years must have our Parental Consent Form signed by their legal parent/guardian before being able to participate in a moving water based activity at the centre
  • Participants aged between 12 – 16 years must have their legal parent/guardian that remains on site at Lee Valley White Water Centre for the duration of the session, with one parent/guardian to every four children (max)

Hydrospeeding

Nothing beats this exhilarating activity, which is pure white water fun! Jump into action as you navigate your way down the rapids holding on to your hydrospeed!

£50 per person

Further details

The experience will last for 90 minutes; this includes a safety brief and kit distribution with up to one hour on the water including an activity assessment. Once you’ve been fully kitted out with wetsuits and wetboots, you’ll head over to the Legacy Loop to complete our short activity assessment. You’ll then be ready to leap into the Legacy Loop with your Hydrospeed – these are a cross between a float and a body board.

  • Check in for your activity at reception promptly! The time will be shown on your booking confirmation. There is no need to arrive before this time, however please do not be late as late arrivals may not be able to take part in the activity and will not be refunded.
  • We may need to reschedule bookings that do not meet our minimum requirement of participants - you will be contacted in advance if your booking if affected
  • A White Water Gift Voucher is redeemable against this activity
  • Please ensure you have read our essential information and FAQs before booking 
  • Please ensure you have read and understood our Keeping you Safe information before taking part

 

 Age and weight restrictions:

  • All participants must be aged 12+ and individually weigh under 18 stone
  • All participants must complete our Moving Water Declaration Form prior to the activity
  • Participants aged under 18 years must have our Parental Consent Form signed by their legal parent/guardian before being able to participate in a moving water based activity at the centre
  • Participants aged between 12 – 16 years must have their legal parent/guardian that remains on site at Lee Valley White Water Centre for the duration of the session, with one parent/guardian to every four children (max)

Hot Dogs

Hot Dogs with a difference! These inflatable two man kayaks are a great way to tackle the rapids as a duo. You’ll feel every wave of the rapids as you plunge into the drops of our Legacy Loop and paddle your way down the course.

£100 for two

Further details

The experience will last for 90 minutes; this includes a safety brief and kit distribution with up to one hour on the water including an activity assessment. Once you’ve been fully kitted out with wetsuits and wetboots, you’ll head over to the Legacy Loop to complete our short activity assessment – after that it’s time to get paddling as you enter the water on your Hot Dog. Practice your paddle skills before taking on a whole run of the course and our travellator will take you to the top of the course.

  • Hot Dogs are for two people
  • Check in for your activity at reception promptly! The time will be shown on your booking confirmation. There is no need to arrive before this time, however please do not be late as late arrivals may not be able to take part in the activity and will not be refunded.
  • We may need to reschedule bookings that do not meet our minimum requirement of participants - you will be contacted in advance if your booking if affected
  • A White Water Gift Voucher For Two is redeemable against this activity
  • Please ensure you have read our essential information and FAQs before booking
  • Please ensure you have read and understood our Keeping you Safe information before taking part

 

 Age and weight restrictions:

  • All participants must be aged 12+ and individually weigh under 18 stone
  • All participants must complete our Moving Water Declaration Form prior to the activity
  • Participants aged under 18 years must have our Parental Consent Form signed by their legal parent/guardian before being able to participate in a moving water based activity at the centre
  • Participants aged between 12 – 16 years must have their legal parent/guardian that remains on site at Lee Valley White Water Centre for the duration of the session, with one parent/guardian to every four children (max)

Explore Kayaking

Our Explore Kayaking sessions are fun for all the family and take place on our crystal clear lake. These fun and relaxed sessions are a great way to paddle with your kids or friends on our lake.

£10 per person

Further details

The experience will last for 60 minutes; this includes a safety brief and kit distribution with up to one hour on the water. Once you're fully briefed, you'll be ready to get started! No previous experience necessary - you can improve your skills as you go! Come and have fun for either a one off session combined with a visit to River Lee Country Park or join us regularly. 

  • All participants must wear closed toe shoes. No sandals, flip flops or heeled shoes
  • All participants must wear a minimum of shorts and a t-shirt whilst on the activity
  • Sessions include activity equipment and buoyancy aid
  • Wetsuits are not included. They are available for hire at an additional cost of £5 per person
  • Check in for your activity at reception promptly! The time will be shown on your booking confirmation. There is no need to arrive before this time, however please do not be late as late arrivals may not be able to take part in the activity and will not be refunded.
  • Please ensure you have read our essential information and FAQs before booking 
  • Please ensure you have read and understood our Keeping you Safe information before taking part

 

 Age and weight restrictions:

  • All participants must be aged 8+ and weigh under 18 stone
  • Participants must complete our Flat Water Safety declaration form prior to the activity
  • Participants aged between 8 – 16 years must have their legal parent/guardian that remains on site at Lee Valley White Water Centre for the duration of the session, with one parent/guardian to every four children (max)

Explore Paddleboarding

Our paddleboarding sessions are fun for all the family! Discover the world of Stand Up Paddle Boarding on our crystal clear lake. These fun and relaxed sessions are a great way to paddle with your kids or friends on our lake.

£10 per person

Further details

The experience will last for 60 minutes; this includes a safety brief and kit distribution with up to one hour on the water. No previous experience is necessary - just turn up and test your balancing skills! Once you’ve been fully briefed by one of our instructors, you’ll be ready to get started!

  • All participants must wear closed toe shoes. No sandals, flip flops or heeled shoes
  • All participants must wear a minimum of shorts and a t-shirt whilst on the activity
  • Sessions include activity equipment and buoyancy aid
  • Wetsuits are not included. They are available for hire at an additional cost of £5 per person
  • Check in for your activity at reception promptly! The time will be shown on your booking confirmation. There is no need to arrive before this time, however please do not be late as late arrivals may not be able to take part in the activity and will not be refunded.
  • Please ensure you have read our essential information and FAQs before booking
  • Please ensure you have read and understood our Keeping you Safe information before taking part

 

 Age and weight restrictions:

  • All participants must be aged 8+ and weigh under 18 stone
  • Participants must complete our Flat Water Safety declaration form prior to the activity
  • Participants aged between 8 – 16 years must have their legal parent/guardian that remains on site at Lee Valley White Water Centre for the duration of the session, with one parent/guardian to every four children (max)

 

 

Water Wipeout

Tackle our inflatable obstacle course on our lake and compete against your mates to see who can complete our course in the fastest time. Leaping over obstacles before whizzing down the slide at the end - you are guaranteed to have a splashing time.

£15 per person

Further details

The Water Wipeout experience will last for 60 minutes; this includes a safety brief and kit distribution with up to one hour on the water. Once you’ve been kitted out with your safety equipment and fully briefed by one of our instructors on the rules of our Water Wipeout, you’ll be ready to get started!

  • All participants must wear closed toe shoes. No sandals, flip flops or heeled shoes
  • All participants must wear a minimum of shorts and a t-shirt whilst on the activity
  • Wetsuits are included in the price. But not mandatory to wear
  • Check in for your activity at reception promptly! The time will be shown on your booking confirmation. There is no need to arrive before this time, however please do not be late as late arrivals may not be able to take part in the activity and will not be refunded.
  • A Water Wipeout Gift Voucher is redeemable against this activity
  • Please ensure you have read our essential information and FAQs before booking
  • Please ensure you have read and understood our Keeping you Safe information before taking part

 

 Age and weight restrictions:

  • All participants must be aged 8+ and weigh under 18 stone
  • Participants must complete our Flat Water Safety declaration form prior to the activity
  • Participants aged between 8 – 16 years must have their legal parent/guardian that remains on site at Lee Valley White Water Centre for the duration of the session, with one parent/guardian to every four children (max)

Family fun activity - Disc Golf

Disc Golf is a great group activity and that's just a stone’s throw from the centre in River Lee Country Park. Pick up your free score card at reception and either bring your own frisbee or purchase discs from us.

£10 per disc

Further details

River Lee Country Park is full of fun for the family but this is one of our favourite activities! Make your way around the 9 hole course, as you attempt to throw your flying disc into the goal – see if you can make par!

  • You can bring your own Frisbee or buy one of our flying discs for £10
  • Find out what else you can do in River Lee Country Park - it’s great for cycling and walking, you can hire river boats or why not get your four-legged friends practicing to become the next talent star with our dog agility course