Surf Snowdonia, an outdoor adventure destination in the Conwy Valley in North Wales, launched its first Wavegarden surfing lagoon Aug. 1.
The $13.3 million surf lagoon, which was under construction for 13 months, produces consistent, barreling waves up to 6.5 feet high, generated at the push of a button.
The waves comprise 100% rainwater from Snowdonia Mountain at a rate of one wave per minute, and up to 52 surfers can use the 984-foot-long lagoon simultaneously.
Surf Snowdonia’s Surf Academy offers two-hour lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels for ages 5 and up.
Surf Snowdonia also features an obstacle water course activity zone the size of two Olympic swimming pools, including a giant, floating airbag that acts as an inflatable seesaw.
Other on-site activities are in the works, including bodyboarding, stand-up paddleboarding, surf kayaking, surf yoga, surf fitness and swim sessions.