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Tees Barrage International White Water Centre is Teesside’s home of adventure which was reopened by Queen Elizabeth II in 2012 after extensive redevelopment. This magnificent centre of activity can be found on the banks of the River Tees between Stockton and Middlesbrough and offers a unique variety of watersports the whole family can enjoy!

Powered by 4 gigantic Archimedes Screws, Tees Barrage’s world-class white water facilities allow for a wide variety of fun! From Stand Up Paddleboarding to White Water Rafting, Bell Boating, Paddlesports, Powerboat Trips and so much more, we have everything you need to have an adventure you’ll never forget. Our Jubilee and Diamond courses deliver an amazing, real-life rapid river experience guaranteed to get your adrenaline pumping!

Tees Barrage is home to NorthShore WaterSports, the ultimate kayaking and canoeing store as well as Air Trail, the UK’s biggest high ropes adventure course! On top of all of this we are surrounded by thriving wildlife, both on land and in the River Tees and a beautiful nature reserve for those of you who would prefer to take a long walk or bike ride, have a picnic or even relax at our Oasis Cafe.

Whether you want an action packed day with your family, friends or colleagues or would prefer a relaxing walk down the river, here at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre we’ve got you covered.

  

Award-winning destination – the home of adventure in the heart of the North East

“All of us really enjoyed the afternoon, it was fantastic and would certainly go again!”

★★★★★

Trip Advisor Review

“Our instructor was first class and everyone had a great time. All participants had a good laugh and thoroughly enjoyed every minute!”

★★★★★

Trip Advisor Review

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No Experience Needed

All equipment, wetsuits and tuition provided

Fully Qualified Instructors

All our team are highly qualified and experienced in adventure sports

Choice of Activities

Including, kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, white water rafting and powerboating

Walk and Cycle

Located on the National Cycle Network with River routes to Stockton and Middlesbrough

Wildlife

View an abundance of wildlife in the nearby nature reserves

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