In line with Welsh Assembly Government guidance, CIWW plans to open it’s doors in early May. We look forward to welcoming you back and will be keeping up to date with more details around our re-opening, including when we will be able to commence taking bookings! Please be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter via the pop-up as you enter our website and also follow us on social media @cardiffintww for all of the latest news! Our phonelines are closed. Please email us on

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Cardiff International White Water
Watkiss Way
Cardiff Bay
CF11 0SY


If you’re looking to develop your safety and rescue skills in a moderate to advanced white water environment, this two day practical course teaches you the simple and practical safety and rescue skills that can be applied appropriately to a moderate white water environment.  This includes the safe paddling strategy, recovery of a swimmer, as well as shallow water wading techniques. This training is open to white water paddlers, in either a canoe or kayak, giving you the opportunity and support to develop your safety and rescue skills.


You should be confident swimming on Grade 2 water
You should be confident swimming in normal paddling clothes, suitable for moving water environments

These dates don’t work for you?

We can offer bespoke courses to fit with your schedule and location. (minimum numbers may apply)

Reasons to choose CIWW?

We have great onsite facility with easy access to rivers for all our courses. Don’t have any kit or want to try some fresh kit out on the river? We have some of the latest gear on the market for you to try. 

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2 Days (09:00 - 17:00)
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