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Manon's cafe

Recommended if you are in the Bala area. Charming setting by the water where you can watch the... read more

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Duck772015
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Abergele, United Kingdom
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Kayaking & canoeing experience

Bought by friends as a birthday present, lucky to have fantastic weather, 2 hours on each as I'd... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Freybird
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Shropshire, 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...more
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Bala Lake Warden Pensarn Road, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7SR, Wales
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recommended if you are in the Bala area. Charming setting by the water where you can watch the rafting. The food is excellent home made and well priced. Recommend the baked potato with the chilli. Manon is extremely friendly and she is now doing pizza...More

Thank Duck772015
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Bought by friends as a birthday present, lucky to have fantastic weather, 2 hours on each as I'd done neither before, great experience, nicely pitched instruction I had a great time, thank you.

Thank Freybird
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

A brilliant morning on Lake Bala in the canoe , finishing off on the Paddleboard . Mike , was absolutely brilliant , helpful , informative , lots of local knowledge , patient and encouraging . We bought the voucher as part of our Christmas present...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Booked this for a family member's birthday and 4 of us went 22/04. We absolutely loved it, pushed our boundaries in parts but that's what it's all about. Wasn't as cold as we were warned, so don't let that put you off. Exhilirating and enjoyable...More

Thank Kags1967
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
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
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

Thank Tigeryohann
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
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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Crystal H
5 October 2017|
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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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