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Bala Adventure and Watersports

Bala Lake Warden Pensarn Road, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7SR, Wales
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Incredible views and so much fun!

We stopped by at Lake Bala on our way to Betws-y-Coed! It was a really sunny day and the lake... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Beth M
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Bristol, United Kingdom
RYA Level 2 course

Just completed the above two day course with a mate at Bala Adventure and Watersports. The whole... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
GST1964
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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Based on beautiful Lake Bala/Llyn Tegid in Snowdonia National Park, Bala Watersports offers a wide range of activities, including canoeing/kayaking, climbing/abseiling, windsurfing, sailing, archery, camp craft, raft building, mountain biking, power boating, hill walking, gorge walking, and whitewater rafting.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“gorge walking” (8 reviews)
“great fun” (11 reviews)
“kayak hire” (3 reviews)
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Bala Lake Warden Pensarn Road, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7SR, Wales
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"an amazing experience"
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We stopped by at Lake Bala on our way to Betws-y-Coed! It was a really sunny day and the lake looked beautiful! We decided to stop at Bala Adventure and Watersports - there were lots of different watersports activities that you could do, but we...More

Thank Beth M
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Just completed the above two day course with a mate at Bala Adventure and Watersports. The whole experience from initial telephone enquiry to the actual course was a good experience. They ran a course to suit our limited availability and Owen our instructor was excellent...More

Thank GST1964
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We've been before as a family here but today it was just my 14 year old son on the lake. He did some wind surfing and some SUP boarding. He was looked after by both Lois and Jake and thoroughly enjoy the whole session. The...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing place. You can not get bored of the views. Summer or winter this lake is amazing. Recommended to anybody that loves water sports or sight viewings

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We sat one lovely sunny evening on the shore watching the canoes, it was magic, next time we will maybe try them.

Thank sheenakidd
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

I hired a kayak for an hour. The kayak was easy to paddle and you can cover quite a large area, The staff tell you where you can go, ensure buoyancy aids fit correctly. There are changing facilities. Cost is fairly reasonable. Bala lake is...More

Thank Topmum203
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Second time we have done this, and it says it all, that all 4 of the family absolutely loved it both times. Absolutely exhilarating fun, with a bit of traversing/climbing. A lot of jumping into water and just great great fun. Highly recommend this activity.

Thank steamdriver2016
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived on a sunny but windy Saturday lunch time on our way through to the dirty and disgusting Llechwedd Fwyalchen Cottage (avoid at all costs it, don't stay there). The staff at Bala Watersports were very friendly and welcoming. The young man who fitted our...More

Thank Julia M
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent the weekend in Bala, he bought the gorge walking experience for my birthday. Its a fantastic day out exploring the beautiful scenery, absailing down the waterfalls and jumping into the rivers. Mark (our guide) was fantastic, professional and calm -...More

1  Thank Georgia P
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Myself and my friend did the all day gorge walking and it was an amazing experience! Mark (the guide) was great and felt safe all the way round which if you have done it you will know this is important!! I would 100% do it...More

Thank little_jeng
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Crystal H
5 October 2017|
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Response from superser | Property representative |
Sorry the Number should b 01678 521615
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susieb123478
17 July 2017|
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HI our phones are busy are you using both numbers? 01678 521615 and 01678 521059 If you send me your number I can call you Sarah
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solace1969
19 May 2017|
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Hi, We do recommend booking in advance to ensure you have your choice of what to do however we have a large selection of equipment always available such as canoes, kayaks stand up paddle boards. courses that we run include... More
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