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Gorge Walking Wales

Dinas Road | Pontneddfechan, Neath SA11 5NH, Wales
+44 1989 566672
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Gorge Walk 07/07/2018

Truly amazing time 9 of us went for my brothers Stag do and it was absolutely brilliant Made a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
danielbott15
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Gorge Walking Excellence

Highly recommend, excellent day out in the sun, the 11 of us had a lot of fun and a great... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Ryan S
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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.
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“Gorge Walk 07/07/2018”
May 15, 2018
“Gorge Walking Excellence”
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 2 weeks ago

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

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Michael_D_Downey, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Michael and the crew took us to one of his few favourite gorges in Wales... one of the more extreme. Impressed with their local knowledge and experience in the area, going back decades. Lots of gear making it safe and warm, part of the many...More

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463michaeld, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Thanks so much for your great review. You were a fantastic group to take on our toughest gorge walk and your abseiling down the waterfall was heroic. Hope to organise another challenging, different gorge walk for you and the boys in the future.

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Reviewed 29 October 2014

I have been Gorge Walking before and I have to say Michael's Gorge Walking was head and shoulders above my previous experience. He was fun, friendly and very conscious about the groups safety. The river was fast flowing on the day and very exciting. We...More

Thank Ed Y
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463michaeld, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2014

Thanks for a great review Ed. It was also the positive attitude of your group that allowed everyone to have such a great time. Looking forward to taking you on another adventure some time in the future.

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

What a day! We were totally unprepared for how much screaming and laughing we were going to be doing and totally overwhelmed by the care the Adventure Britain staff took to make our day the BEST DAY EVER (as my daughter put it). The friendliness,...More

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463michaeld, Owner at Gorge Walking Wales, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Hi, thanks for the great review. If you want to do a different gorge walk that is just as exciting just give us a call.

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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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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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