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Cardiff International White Water
Watkiss Way
Cardiff Bay
CF11 0SY

Fill your free time with excitement!

We think weekends were made to be thrilling! If you're searching for your next adrenaline rush, a team building activity with a difference, then look no further, as your quest for the ultimate water sport entertainment in Cardiff is over.

Make your weekend count by invigorating your mind, body and soul with our adrenaline-boosting ‘thrills and spills’ water activities. Whether you’re an old hand at watersports or a complete novice, check out the many exciting activities CIWW can offer the whole family. We must warn you though that this selection of activities comes with a high likelihood of getting seriously soaked!

We cater for mini thrill seekers from 6 years old (height restrictions apply) and water sport enthusiasts alike. Schools & Colleges and Stag & Hen Party Groups are also welcome. Why not get a group of six together and take on the rapids with our White Water Rafting or Family Rafting sessions?

If you don’t fancy heading outside to catch a wave then try our Indoor Wave activity that uses a Flow Rider® machine to bring the thrill of bodyboarding inside!

Or get out and enjoy the great outdoors with our Gorge Walking challenge. You'll get to take in the beauty of the scenic Neath Valley, explore steep gorges and submerge yourself in plunge pools. 

So what are you waiting for? Take a look at what we have to offer and make the most of your free time!

Thrills and Spills Activities List
River Boarding

Get closer to the white water and ride the rapids using a River Board. Similar to a body board, use your float (River Board) to experience every twist and turn. River Boarding is one of the fastest growing water activities and has become extremely popular among white water enthusiasts.

Indoor Wave

Try our adrenaline-fuelled, indoor FlowRider® machine! Whether you're a complete beginner or watersport enthusiast, you'll have a blast riding the jets of water using a bodyboard. All weather fun suitable for children and adults. 

Gorge Walking

Looking for a stag and hen activity with a difference? Join us on a Gorge Walking experience in the Neath valley that will leave you exhilarated and thoroughly challenged!

Hot Dogging

A hot dog is a two person inflatable kayak - perfect for those looking for a new white water challenge! You'll be guided by CIWW instructors who have a wealth of Hot Dogging knowledge and experience.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Our excellent facilities for paddlesports include a flat water pool and an Olympic standard white water course! You can perfect your technique by signing up for one of our courses, delivered by our team of fun and friendly instructors.

White Water Rafting

Descend the rapids and experience the thrills and spills of the enjoyable, fun filled white water course! Whether you're on your own or with a big group of friends, come and try the most popular and sociable of all our water sports. Up to 6 people in one raft. 

Family Rafting

Let your little thrill seekers decend down the rapids and experience the thrills and spills of the enjoyable, fun-filled white water course at a slightly slower pace than the grown-ups do! Up to 6 people in one raft.