Get on the Water

If you’d like to learn to sail or windsurf, or fancy having a go at the latest craze of Paddle-boarding, or experience the thrill of hurling yourself off the rocky shoreline by Coasteering, then your choice of water pursuits is boundless. So make this the year you discover our epic coastline for the greatest coastal experiences:


Why not combine your holiday with learning how to sail – it’s fun and in North Wales you’ll find a variety of specialist courses for adults and youths.


Paddle-boarding in the fastest growing sport in the world. It’s fun and also easy to learn and in just one two-hour lesson you’ve grasped the basics and are off having fun!



Adventure Parc Snowdonia (previously known as Surf Snowdonia) has the longest man-made surfable waves on the planet where you can freesurf or have surfing lessons. There are also a number of other adventure activities on offer.


Coasteering is all about climbing, scrambling, swimming, jumping and exploring your way around the sea cliffs with experienced guides – perfect for adventurers that want something different and fun to do, while at the same time seeing the beautiful North Wales coastline from a different perspective.

Scuba Diving

With crystal clear water, plenty of wrecks and reefs to explore, as well as a profusion of marine life, divers have the ultimate underwater experience around North Wales.

Kite Surfing

The prevailing winds in North Wales make this region a great place to learn to Kitesurf.

White Water Rafting / Kayaking

Take on the challenging Afon Tryweryn while White Water Rafting at the National White Water Centre, which will have you and your crew being swept through the crashing waves and boulder strewn rapids!


If you fancy a leisurely paddle along a river or across a lake, there are plenty of places you can go canoeing or kayaking in North Wales.


Bodyboating combines elements of surfing, kayaking and swimming and it’s a completely unique, memorable and accessible way to experience the water.