Adventure Wales - Underground, Air & Water
Wales is a land built for adventures – big or small, at walking pace or full speed ahead. Zipping above or bouncing below ground, surfing in the mountains or scaling cliffs on the water’s edge, our small nation certainly packs a big adventurous punch.
- Go Below
Betws-y-Coed, LL24 0PN.
Tel: 01690 710108
Sure to satisfy the ultimate thrill seeker, Go Below presents a series of exciting obstacles on a subterranean journey like no other!
- RibRide Adventure Boat Tours
The Lodge at Plas Coch, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey, LL61 6EJ
Tel: 0333 1234 303
Ribride offers a wide range of exciting water based experiences in the North Wales area.
- National White Water Centre
Canolfan Tryweryn, Frongoch, Bala, Gwynedd LL23 7NU
Tel: 01678 521083
The place for action-packed watersports.
- Zip World
Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 3NB
Tel: 01248 601 444
Zip World includes a pair of zip lines, a mile long, where riders can exceed 100mph, 500ft high and experience the nearest thing to flying.
- Llechwedd Slate Caverns
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, LL41 3NB
Tel: 01766 830306
Travel deep into the mine and back into the past on the underground tour. where Local guides take visitors through huge subterranean Caverns to experience the life of a Victorian family at work.
- North Wales Lobster Safari
Bryn Awelon, Pentywyn Road, Deganwy, Conwy LL31 9TL
Tel: 01492 572707
Join this fascinating two-hour trip to learn all there is to know about the mysterious world of the lobster.
- Surf in the mountains
Surf Snowdonia is an exciting new surfing and water sports park to be built in the village of Dolgarrog, in the beautiful Conwy Valley of North Wales.
- Bounce Below
Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd LL41 3NB
Tel: 01248 601 444
The surreal experience of Bounce Below is unlike anything seen before, huge nets are hung in the old slate cavern at varying levels, linked together by tunnels and slides, where you are free to jump, climb and slide.
- Zip World Safari
Tree Top Lodge, Llanwrst Road, Betws y Coed, Conwy County, LL24 0H
Tel: 01248 601 444
Tree Top adventure is a unique, fully equipped high ropes centre with Europe’s highest and first 5 seater Giant Swing.
- Llangorse Sky Trek
The Gilfach, Llangorse, Brecon LD3 7UH
Tel:0333 600 20 20
Sky Trek is a series of over 14 connected zip lines travelling between trees at heights of up to 22 metres as it zig-zags down the mountainside, with panoramic views across Llangorse lake to the Brecon Beacons.
South West Wales
- Dan-yr-Ogof Showcaves
Abercaf, Swansea SA9 1GJ
Go deep underground at the Dan-yr-Ogof National Showcaves of Wales and experience some outstanding geological formations.
- Skomer Island – back to nature
Tel: 01239 621 212
Skomer is a national nature reserve, a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Protection Area. The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales offer a day trip to the wonderful island.
- Adventure Beyond
Nantypopty Farm, Coed y Bryn, Llandysul SA44 5LQ
Tel: 029 212 52761
Supplies all types of activities such as coaststeering, sea kayaking, canoeing and white water rafting.
- Go Ape
Go Ape Margam Country Park, Port Talbot South Wales SA13 2TJ
Tel: 0845 643 1732
Go Ape offer two to three hours of tree top fun in North and South Wales. Take one lush green forest and breathtaking scenery with tree top high wires, tricky crossings and zip wires.
- Coasteering in Pembrokeshire
Think climbing, scrambling, cliff jumping, swimming and whole load of adrenalin. That’s coasteering and Pembrokeshire is where it all began.
- Dolphin Watching
Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre, Patent Slip Building, Glanmor Terrace, New Quay
Ceredigion SA45 9PS
Tel: 01545 560 032
Join a 2, 4 or 8 hour guided boat trip with New Quay’s experts to see the wonderful wildlife that visit this beautiful part of the Welsh coastline.
- Surfing in the Gower
Tel: 07739 536122
The Gower Peninsula boasts some of the wildest landscape and best surfing in Europe.
South East Wales
- Big Pit National Coal Museum
Blaenavon NP4 9XP
Tel: 02920 573650
A visit to Big Pit National Coal Museum also includes a 300ft(90m) descent into the old colliery, where a former coalminer will take you on a fascinating and personal tour with the sights sounds and smells of the mine creating an impressions of what working life was like for men, women and children at the coalface.
- Cardiff International White Water
Watkiss Way, Cardiff Bay, CF11 0SY
Tel: 029 20 829970
White Water Rafting adventures like no other in the heart of Cardiff Bay.
- Forest Jump
Celtic Manor Resort, Coldra Woods, The Usk Valley, Newport NP18 1HQ
Located in woodland on the Resort’s grounds, Forest Jump is an adrenaline pumping treetop adventure at the Celtic Manor.
- Cardiff Sea Safaris
Lower Board Walk, Mermaid Quay, Cardiff Bay CF10 5BZ
Tel: 029 2048 7663
Cardiff Bay’s ultimate powerboat experience, providing fast furious fun alongside high-speed sightseeing tours in Cardiff Bay and the Bristol Channel.