Advanced White Water Kayaking – 5 day

North Wales has some of the best advanced whitewater rivers in the UK with Plas y Brenin being perfectly placed to experience the whitewater on offer! This five-day program led by top coaches is designed for experienced paddlers looking to elevate their skills on advanced rivers. Engage in tailored, hands-on practice on grade 3-4(5) rivers and watch your paddling skills and techniques advance by leaps and bounds.

Plas y Brenin

5 Days

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Plas y Brenin


5 Days

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Join our top coaches for a five-day program designed to hone your paddling technique and take your skills to new heights. Ideal for competent grade 3 paddlers with some experience of grade 4 and a reliable whitewater roll, this program promises an exhilarating and skill-enhancing experience. 

 Throughout the week, you’ll be working closely with our highly experienced and qualified coaches on advanced rivers of grade 3-4(5), exploring different styles such as tight, technical, or bigger volume paddling, all depending on water levels. As the week progresses, you’ll enjoy fantastic paddling and feel your skill level soar, resulting in a significant improvement in your techniques. 

The Objectives 

Taking you from the grade 3 environment into grade 4 (5), working on paddling skills for a steeper environment. 

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What to Expect

You’ll be spending most of your time on advanced rivers of grade 3-4(5). We’ll aim to get you on different styles of river e.g. tight and technical and bigger volume, depending on water levels. 

Experience Required 

  • Competent grade 3 paddler with some experience of grade 4. 
  • A reliable whitewater roll. 

How Should I Prepare? 

You’ll need to make sure you’re fit enough for five challenging days on advanced water, and have kayaked regularly before attending. 

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.