White Water River Bugs

White Water River Bugs

Whitewater Active

Available to 31 October 2024
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Seeking adrenaline and adventure? Book tickets now to secure a thrilling family experience on the White Water River Bugs in North Wales!

Please note: Whitewater Active, Llangollen, require a minimum of four people to book tickets. To book a session for less than four, please call the office to check availability. 

Located on the River Dee in Llangollen, Denbighshire, are some of the best Whitewater activities that North Wales has to offer, perfect for family, friends and corporate events. 

Whitewater Active are proud to introduce the unique and exciting sport of White Water River Bugs! This activity is a great introduction to the world of bugging and whitewater.

River Bugs are small, unique inflatable crafts with an inflatable tube at each side and an inflatable back rest.

After you're suited up and briefed about safety, you'll hop on board and sit upright between the tubes - or for a truly unique and thrilling adventure, put the backrest down to enjoy the scenery whilst lying down on your front! 

You will also be given swim mitts, and these will be your method of steering whilst navigating the exhilarating rapids of the River Dee. 

About your adventure:

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Availability: Seven days a week, April to October
  • Location: Llangollen
  • Session times: 9:00am or 1:00pm

This adventure is for you if you're:

  • Minimum age: 12 years old. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult (18+)
  • Maximum weight: 120kg

What to bring:

  • Lace up trainers (NO beach shoes, open toes, sandals or crocs)
  • Swimwear
  • Shorts (To wear over your wetsuit)
  • Towel

Book tickets now to secure your place on one of the most memorable, exciting, family-friendly water activities in North Wales!

Whitewater Active is the home of adventure, so why not check out more? Try Whitewater Rafting, Gorge Walking, Full Day Canyoning and Half Day Rock Climbing & Abseiling!

Bridge Street,

How to find us

Please note: Unless specified otherwise, all activities and bookings will meet at Riverbanc.


Bridge St, Llangollen, LL20 8PF

By car:

As you enter Llangollen from the A539, turn left over the bridge onto Castle Street.

Take the first left onto Bridge Street.

Continue for a short distance and you'll find the property on the right-hand side.

By train:

Although direct train services to Llangollen are no longer available, you can use a mix of train and bus travel from various points of travel throughout the UK.

Nearby train stations include:

  • Chirk Station, located five miles away.
  • Berwyn Station, found along the A5 to the right when coming from Llangollen Town. 
  • Glyndyfrdwy Station, located off the A5 road west of Llangollen.
  • Corwen Station, easily accessible from various directions. 

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  • Changing Rooms
  • Parking in the local town
  • Food & Drink at Riverbanc

Whitewater Active has the ability to take up to 18 people River Bugging at one time.

Yes, Whitewater Active state that you must be extremely water confident and be able to swim 25m to experience the River Bugs in Llangollen. 

Yes, Whitewater Active's activity centre is equipped with toilets, changing rooms, showers and storage boxes for personal belongings. 

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