North Wales Gorge Walking/Scrambling



Gorge Walking & Scrambling - Afon Ddu


What is Gorge Walking... Gorge Walking is scrambling, climbing, rock hopping, jumping in to water, swimming and squeezing your way up a gorge. This can be physically demanding depending on the Gorge and weather.

This is one of our most popular activities. To get an idea take a look at our video & Photo page.


Why North Wales Active...We are the only company in North Wales that offers completly private and bespoke Adventure Activity courses, we also run 1 of the best Gorges in North Wales.

We offer Adventure Activity Courses with your own personal experienced and qualified instructor, meaning we dont mix groups, we use quality equiptment and of course the best locations for each activity possible.


To book one of our Activities please Go to the Booking page


This is a great wet & dry weather activity!


Prices & information below


See our trip advisor reviews on our Home page


North Wales Active - Gorge Walking & Scrambling prices


Private course - Remember we dont mix groups, your course is private and bespoke.


Book 2 Activities on the same day get the second activity less than half price



Gorge (Afon Ddu 2-3 hours) Gorge & 90ft Abseil (4-5 hours) Gorge, Climbing & Abseiling (6-7 hours)
1 person £100 1 person £150 1 person £160
2 people £70 p.p 2 people £80 p.p 2 people £90 p.p
3 people £50 p.p 3 people £60 p.p 3 people £70 p.p
4-20 people £42.00 p.p 4-20 people £55 p.p 4-20 people £60 p.p
21 people+ £40 p.p 21 people+ £50.00 p.p 21 people+ £55 p.p


Wetsuit Gloves £2

Wetsuit Socks £2

Wetsuit Gloves & Socks £3

Photo & Video Package £100

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North Wales Active - Gorge Walking & Scrambling description


We have 1 main gorge that we use which has different elements and challenges. All challenges are fun & range in difficulty but not all essential to do to complete the Gorge. Jumps range from 1ft-10ft but not essential to complete the Gorge. This Gorge is suitable for everyone. This takes 2-3 hours to complete depending on ability and fitness.

Scrambling, Climbing, squeezes, swimming and jumping our way up this amazingly beautiful Gorge.



North Wales Active - Gorge Walking Information


North Wales Gorge Walking has become hugely popular over the last few years due to the accessibility of the gorges and the fact that it's an all weather and all year round activity. 

North Wales Active only use experienced & qualified instructors who know and work in these Gorges all year round. Age is 10 years+


Gorge Walking Start times


September - May

Our start times are 10.00am or 13.00 but we can arrange a time to suit you if posssible. The whole experience lasts 2 - 3 hours.

Holidays & June - August

Our start times are 09.30, 12.30 & 15.30. The whole experience lasts 2-3 hours.


Gorge Walking Fitness


You dont have to be super fit but a small amount of fitness is needed to complete the gorge. This Gorge has less swimming in it but more scrambling & Climbing.


Gorge Walking Kit & clothing


We supply-

  • Helmet
  • Wetsuit
  • Bouyancy aid
  • Insurance
  • Qualified & Experienced instructors


Please bring -

  • Sturdy trainers/walking boots to get wet in
  • Swim costume
  • Towel
  • Shorts for over your wetsuit


We have great ratios of 1 instructor to 10 people for this gorge.

This is important as you will recieve More attention for safety.

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