Raft Building

Take on a thrilling adventure with our 3-hour raft building experience in the picturesque hamlet of Symonds Yat East, guided by our expert instructors. Nestled amidst the stunning scenery of the River Wye, this experience offers a perfect blend of excitement and teamwork as you construct your very own raft.

Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by our seasoned instructors who will provide you with all the necessary equipment, including barrels, poles and rope. Under their expert guidance, you’ll learn essential raft building techniques and safety protocols, ensuring a secure and enjoyable experience for all participants.

Once equipped with the skills and knowledge needed, it’s time to put your teamwork to the test as you work together to construct your raft. Whether you’re with friends, family or colleagues, this activity is designed to foster collaboration and communication, making it an ideal choice for groups of all types.

After completing the construction phase, you’ll launch your rafts into the gentle currents of the River Wye. As you navigate the water, our instructors will teach you basic paddling strokes, ensuring you have the skills needed to manoeuvre your raft effectively.

Taking to the water, you’ll encounter various challenges and obstacles, providing plenty of opportunities for teamwork and problem-solving. Whether it’s navigating the controlling of the raft or working together to steer through currents, every moment on the river is an opportunity for growth and camaraderie.

As you reach the end of your adventure, you’ll reflect on the incredible experience shared with your fellow raft builders. Whether you’re celebrating a successful voyage or reflecting on the lessons learned, this raft building experience in Symonds Yat East promises memories and laughter that will last a lifetime.

Perfect for groups of friends, families, school groups and corporate teams, this experience offers a unique blend of adventure, teamwork and natural beauty. So gather your crew, embrace the challenge, and enjoy an unforgettable experience on the River Wye.


Is there a minimum age?

Yes, the minimum age is 8 years old.

Is there a minimum group size?

The minimum group size is 6 people, but it really is a case of the more the merrier.

Will we get wet?

Yes you will get slightly wet. How wet depends upon your raft design!

What do we need to wear?

Sensible clothes that you are happy to get wet and good fitting shoes that will stay on your feet if you go in the water.

No jeans, no Wellington boots, no sandals.

I am useless with knots, is raft building suitable for me?

Our instructors are here to help and teach you, you’ll be doing it fine in no time at all.