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Gorge walking and abseiling with family

What a great day we had despite very cold water:-) Michael is such a nice guy. He truly made our... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Milo1968
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Givrins, Switzerland
What an amazing adventure!

Exhilarating, scary and loads of fun we would highly recommend this for your next challenge... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Esther G
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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We operate on the most exciting waterfalls and gorges that you can find anywhere in Wales. We have gorges that you abseil down, waterfall you can climb up, swim through and even walk behind. They are truly the most exciting gorges you can find.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Dinas Road | Pontneddfechan, Neath SA11 5NH, Wales
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+44 1989 566672
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Reviewed 21 November 2018

What a great day we had despite very cold water:-) Michael is such a nice guy. He truly made our experience a really great one. We are all coming back with friends and family. Thank you for everything, Mia

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Hi Mia, thanks for the lovely review, I will look forward to having you and the extended family back for another adventure next year. Regards Michael

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Exhilarating, scary and loads of fun we would highly recommend this for your next challenge. Michael was a fab leader, very knowledgeable and safety conscious but brilliant at encouraging the fun and taking fab pictures.... BOOK IT TODAY!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Esther G
Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Hi, thanks for the great review and promotion. Hope to see you all with friends next year. Regards Michael

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Can't recommend this enough! What an amazing day and micheal was so enthusiastic and fun! We were all different ages and abilities and still Michael accommadated everyone. Can't wait to go and doit all again! Thanks Micheal x

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Rhian, it was a pleasure to take you, Nigel and the family on one of our gorge walking adventures and I am so glad that you enjoyed it. Thanks for the great review and hope to see you all again in the future.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Truly amazing time 9 of us went for my brothers Stag do and it was absolutely brilliant Made a memorable day and we will not forget a moment Michael (the instructor) was great fun, supportive and made us all feel welocme and safe ... it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Daniel, it was a pleasure to take you and the boys out the other day in perfect weather and water conditions. You all worked together and were supportive throughout the session especially when it came to the big jump at the end. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Highly recommend, excellent day out in the sun, the 11 of us had a lot of fun and a great experience, instructor was very professional but also great at getting us cheering and getting us involved with the activities, will very much be going again...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ryan S
Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi Ryan, thanks for the great review and I am so glad that you all enjoyed the session, I hope the rest of the weekend went as well and Tom is now ready for the big day. Regards Michael

Reviewed 2 May 2018

I took 5 15 year olds gorge walking with Mike at Easter. It was one of the best days ever - the pictures Mike took with his waterproof camera sum up the day - constant smiles & laughter. Mike made it a really fun experience...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you Fiona for such a great review but all the thanks should go to the group, they were enthusiastic, encouraging and kind to each other, the best mixed group outing yet. Michael

Reviewed 26 June 2017

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!! Booked for my girlfriends birthday just the two of us. Cannot recommend this highly enough. Fantastic day. Micheal makes it fun and is an expert of the area which is essential. From start to finish you feel comfortable and when you get to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thanks for an Amazing review I am so glad that you and Chrissy enjoyed the gorge walking session.

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Just did the gorge walking and all of our group thought it was a great day out. Michael was excellent and talked you through all of it, including the various jumps. Was slightly concerned about how hard it was going to be fitness wise but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi James, thanks for the great review. If you want to come along on any of the other gorge walks then do give me a call. Hope the rest of the Stag weekend went off OK. Regards Michael

Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Great experience with a great guide. Michael explained everything clearly and put us at ease. I'd never done anything like this before, so was quite apprehensive, but it really was great fun. We did the walk that involved lots of jumping into waterfalls and sliding...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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463michaeld, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2016

Thanks for the great review James, I hope the photos that I took of the session all arrived by Dropbox OK and if you ever want another fantastic adventure then just give me a call. Cheers Michael

Reviewed 26 May 2016

We booked some gorge walking for a friends Stag party. There were 18 of us and everyone of us loved it. Michael and his team organised a great day out for us. Our original destination had to be changed due to high river levels but...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Conor M
463michaeld, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

Hi Conor, thanks again for a great review, but it was you, Matt, Steve and the boys who made it into a really special day. Cheers Michael

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Spanky1983
5 May 2017|
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Response from Michael_D_Downey | Property representative |
Hi Spanky, great to hear that you are interested in going gorge walking. The answers to all but one of these questions are dependent on which of the four gorge walks you decide to do. However whichever gorge you do there are... More
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jaimeleevaughan
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Response from Michael_D_Downey | Property representative |
Hi we can take you gorge walking on 2 different locations and the cost is £65 per person with a minimum charge of £130. Email or call me for more info michael@lifechangingactivities com 07854 819142
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