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Tees Barrage is a unique hub offering a huge and exciting variety of adventurous activities including white water rafting, stand up paddleboarding, powerboating, Air Trail high ropes, and canoe and kayaking in Stockton-on-Tees. 

Tees Barrage International White Water Centre is the perfect destination for family days out, corporate and teambuilding entertainment, as well as stag and hen parties, kids birthdays and thrill seekers looking for the ultimate adventure! Recent developments have enhanced the reputation as a world class facility attracting visitors from all over the world. As the demand for fun and exciting adventurous activities continues to grow in the UK, the Tees Barrage is rapidly becoming one of Teesside’s and the North of England’s leading tourist attractions with experiences for every age and ability in a safe and friendly environment.

Tees Barrage has an experienced team of expert instructors holding a host of industry recognised qualifications to equip them to deliver memorable experiences in the beautiful surrounding of the River Tees. Take a look below at the full range of fantastic activities you can choose from. We have fun family activities like cycling and walking routes around the River Tees, as well as summer powerboat trips to experience the sites and sounds of the historic river in a truly unique experience. For thrill seekers searching for adrenaline filled activities look no further than a wet and wild white water rafting session or a rip-roaring powerboating trip.

If you would like to take your enjoyment to the next level, don’t forget to check out our full list of courses available to work on your skills and enhance your enjoyment of watersports. Courses run throughout the year and are suitable for groups of all sizes and abilities. Qualifications are fully accredited by the relevant governing body such as British Canoeing and the Royal Yachting Association.


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