Friday, 26 February 2010 12:00 AM
Wales is a region of many different experiences, whether you want to take the kids on a family holiday, spend some time with a loved one or enjoy your own company.
One of the most popular ways of getting to grips with what the principality has to offer, however, is to indulge in some active pursuits - particularly white water rafting.
Perhaps one of the most thrilling water sports you can undertake on a holiday in Wales, this particular activity can get the adrenaline pumping while offering you the opportunity to take in the Welsh countryside in style.
White water rafting in Wales
Wales is home to plenty of locations where you can experience the excitement of white water rafting.
There are specialist centres offering activities for both individuals and groups of people along the rivers Dee, Wye and other waterways.
Both beginners and more experienced participants can get stuck into white water rafting in Wales, with activities available to suit all skill levels.
So if it's something you've never done before but would quite like to give it a go, why not head to Wales for the experience of a lifetime?
Other activities in Wales
There are plenty of other sports and pursuits to get involved in while in Wales.
Some of the most popular of these include kayaking, coasteering, mountain climbing, windsurfing and diving.
You can also try experience days encompassing activities such as canoeing, gorge walking, archery, horse riding and many more besides.
Intrepid holidaymakers could book group experience days to enjoy these pursuits with their friends, or head out on their own.
For those who know someone who would love an active experience day in Wales, it might be a good idea to surprise them with a voucher for their favourite sport or activity - giving them the perfect excuse to visit the region for a few days.
And don't forget that there's so much more to see and do while in Wales - the principality has a rich history and culture as reflected in its spectacular castles, interesting museums and diverse landscape, making for the ideal holiday destination.