Nestled on the northern bank of the River Tees between the towns of Stockton and Middlesbrough, The Tees Barrage is a unique hub for all things adventure offering an exciting assortment of exhilarating watersports activities including white water rafting, powerboating, stand up paddleboarding and white water kayaking. Come and visit one of the area’s most popular tourist destinations and see for yourself why Tees Barrage International White Water Centre is so popular with families, thrill seekers and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
Complementing an extensive range of water based activities, Tees Barrage is also home to the UK’s biggest fixed ropes attraction Air Trail, and is surrounded by a thriving ecosystem of wildlife and nature creating the perfect setting to explore with a relaxing family walk or bike ride.
With over 40 years of industry experience, our friendly team are well equipped to expertly deliver action packed stag and hen parties, personalised school and education visits, custom built corporate and team building packages and truly memorable birthday experiences. With so much to do no matter your age or ability, it’s time to start planning your next adventure at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre today.
Ride the rapids in a unique and invigorating white water rafting experience. Throw yourself at the mercy of the raging waters and soak in the fury and madness of an adrenaline-fuelled adventure you will never forget! Whether you’re flying solo, rallying a big group of mates, or anywhere in between, we have an amazing day out that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
Paddleboarding is the refreshing watersports craze that is sweeping the nation and is all about creating memorable moments with friends and family. We offer introductory courses to get to grips with the basics and develop the skills to start exploring.
Air Trail is the UK's biggest fixed ropes attraction and is an epic family adventure for kids big and small. Admission price is only £8.00 with family tickets and activities for children aged 2+ also available. Explore Air Trail this weekend.
The international standard white water course is one of the UK's leading venues for slalom events and includes one of the steepest drops in the UK. Find out more about our community of paddlers and the range of course and clubs on offer to get involved in the exciting world of paddlesports.
With powerboats that James Bond would be proud to pilot, you can enjoy a bucket list activity right here at Tees Barrage. We offer accredited courses for those who want to master how to control these high flying ribs. We also offer family powerboat trips exploring the River Tees and its iconic landmarks for those looking for a more leisurely experience.
Enjoy a wet and wild adventure tackling the white water rapids. It's great fun for all the family and a perfect way to keep the older kids entertained. Create memories to last a lifetime with a unique family rafting experience at Tees Barrage.
Whether you're a complete newcomer to watersports or an experienced veteran, we offer a number of accredited courses from introductory sessions to expert tuition.Click for more
Whether you're a school or youth group, stag or hen party or a corporate organisation, you will find everything you need to begin planning your adventure here.Click for more
Read all about what's been going on at the lively adventure hub of Tees Barrage with our live blog and stay afloat of all the latest happenings from the water.Click for more
This beautiful green space in the heart of industrial Teesside provides a network of accessbile walking and cycling routes perfect for all the family to enjoy. We've planned a number of routes with information to help make the most of your visit.
Join the rapidly growing community of Parkrunners, tackling a fun 5km route every Saturday morning. The Tees Barrage Parkrun is all about enjoyment no matter your ability and you will be cheered on every step of the way by a friendly bunch of fun runners.
The Tees Barrage presents a remarkable feat of engineering and the white water course includes a number of innovative systems to support this world class facility. Learn more about how this extraordinary engineering triumph works in harmony with the wildlife that occupy the river.
Discover the unique beauty that is Tees Barrage and the abundance of amazing wildlife that inhabit the river. Situated on the banks of the River Tees and surrounded by Portrack Marsh and Maze Park Nature Reserve means getting close to nature has never been easier.
Tees Barrage is a favourite spot for photography clubs and enthusiastic hobbyists looking to build their portfolio due to the dynamic backdrop of the Tees Barrage. Get up close to adventurous watersports or the vast beauty of the natural landscape
Check out our great selection of watersports activities to keep the kids entertained this summer! Including introductory sessions to stand up paddleboarding and kayaking. Activities are a great way to experience the thrills of watersports!