Activities* must be booked in advance via the BOOK NOW button below, we cannot accommodate walk-in bookings. *Park and Players who attend a session without booking in advance may be turned away or charged an addtional £5 per person fee if they fail to book in advance online.

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Cardiff International White Water
Watkiss Way
Cardiff Bay
CF11 0SY

Participants on this activity must be 12 years old or over. 

Featuring turns, twists and all of the excitement you can handle, a CIWW White Water Rafting session is ideal for thrill seekers and is a great way to put your skills to the test! We offer the only way to White Water Raft in the city of Cardiff! 

Our White Water Rafting activity is suitable for families, parties and groups of friends alike! We can hold a maximum of 6 people* in a raft however if your group is larger than 6, please go ahead and book multiple rafts or spaces on a raft. *If you do not book all 6 spaces on a raft, other customers will be on your raft with you.  

Availability on our calendar is live, so if a particular date/time is not showing as bookable, this is because the session is already full or we do not operate this activity on the day you are looking for. 

On a Friday evening, we turn the pumps to our maximum flow for our Extreme Water Water Rafting. Test your nerve on the fastest water we have on offer at CIWW - for £55 per person - 12yrs plus.

Have children under the age of 12 in your group? Why not have a go at our Family White Water Rafting


By proceeding to book and pay for this session, you are in agreement with our 'CIWW-Coached Terms and Conditions' which are available to view here  

What to bring

  1.  Towel
  2. Swimwear
  3. £1 for the locker

CIWW Provides all other specialist equipment required to take part in this activity - e.g wetsuits, wetsuit boots, helmets and buoyancy aids. 


  •  Participants must be 12yrs+
  • Confident in and around water


2 Hour Session - Including kitting up and a safety briefing

How to go white water rafting

The two main components of white water rafting are the rafts themselves and personal safety equipment. First and foremost, you need to choose the right class of white water based on your age.

Whatever your previous experience, you will be assigned a professional guide whose role is to determine the best route, ensure you know how to paddle and instruct you how to stay safe on white water course.

What equipment to wear when white water rafting?

As part of your white water rafting equipment, you would be given paddles, wetsuits and helmets, as well as buoyancy aids. All coaching and specialist equipment is provided.

White water rafting for beginners

Families and younger children can opt for the less challenging rapids, where they would be able to guide the raft through the white water at a leisurely pace, since the moving water is generally flat and very little steering is required.

We offer white water rafting for families looking for a day of fun suitable for rafters as young as age 6. With lowered water level and rapid speed, this two hour white water rafting adventure is guaranteed include laughs, shrieks and a good soaking.

When to go white water rafting?

We offer white water rafting sessions year-round, whatever the weather. The courses last approximately two hours.

How much is white water rafting in Cardiff?

The white water rafting sessions at Cardiff International White Water cost £60 per person. We also offer the reduced water speed Family White Water Rafting experience at £30pp.

Key info
£60 per person
Session time
Approx 2 hours
Participants must be 12yrs old or over.
All coaching and specialist equipment is provided