The National Diving & Activity Centre - Inland Dive and Activity Site, Chepstow
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FIDS - Federation of Inland Dive Sites
NDAC Servicing
SITA - The Scuba Industries Trade Association
Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association
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PADI 5 Star Dive Centre

Diving Times

(Clear of water 1 hour before end of session)

Site Closed 21-25 January 2019 »

Activity Times

Activities are open most weekends, bank holidays, selected dates during School Holidays & occasional mid week dates.


Please see our full opening times ›

Site Facilities

Diving Information

Activities & Events

Centre Information

National Diving & Activity Centre
Tidenham
Chepstow
Gloucestershire
NP16 7LH
 
Tel: 
 
 
email

Please be advised that the NDAC office is closed Monday to Wednesday, so emails and phone calls may not be responded to during this time. Depending on when you make your enquiry it may take a few days before we can get back in touch with you.

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Upcoming Courses for the next few months at the NDAC Dive School many more online >

NDAC Try-A-Dive Experience
• Sun 20th Jan 2019
• Sun 3rd Feb 2019
• Sun 3rd Mar 2019
• Sun 31st Mar 2019
• Sun 28th Apr 2019

Open Water Diver
• Sat 19th Jan 2019
• Sat 2nd Feb 2019
• Sat 2nd Mar 2019
• Sat 30th Mar 2019
• Sat 27th Apr 2019

Advanced Open Water Diver
• Sat 12th Jan 2019
• Sat 19th Jan 2019
• Sat 23rd Jan 2019
• Sat 23rd Feb 2019
• Sat 13th Apr 2019

Rescue Diver
• Sat 16th Feb 2019

Emergency 1st Response Primary Care (CPR), AED Use & Secondary Care

• Sun 3rd Feb 2019
• Sat 27th Apr 2019
(Update Courses On Request)

Speciality Courses

Technical Diving Courses

For Speciality and Technical Courses we provide custom courses on request throughout the year to suit your time schedule. Contact us for further details and to arrange a date.

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NDAC Dive Equipment Servicing

Regular servicing of your equipment is very important for safe and reliable performance and to ensure your expensive kit has a long life.

To help our customers we are offering an onsite equipment servicing and repair service. For further details of the specific equipment servicing available at the centre and prices please visit our servicing information page. more>

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UK Dive Centre Membership Card

Find out about the savings that can be made through Membership of the National Diving & Activity Centre >

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UK Dive Centre Membership Card

Stuck for gift ideas?
'Take the Plunge' GiftCards are now available and make the perfect gift for anyone who has considered trying Scuba diving. GiftCards can also be purchased and redeemed against our other courses; so if you are the partner, parent, friend or relative of someone who's difficult to buy presents for; then the NDAC GiftCard is the perfect solution.

To buy a card please contact us or pop into the shop.

Activity Gift Vouchers for The Wire Zip Slide and the Giant 3G Swing are available here»

 

The National Diving & Activity Centre in Chepstow has been awarded a 2015 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. Please let us know how your visit was

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The NDAC Wooden Wigwams are here! Click for further information
Book your NDAC Wooden Wigwam Now!

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Site Plans for the NDAC

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The View Cafe Bar opens at the NDAC on Friday 6th April 2012

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Location of NDAC

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Saltfree Freediving at NDAC

SaltFree are a group of freedivers and their scuba safety team united by a love for plunging into the depths of the National Diving and Activity Centre. more>

Atlantis Aqua Park Arrives to Chepstow Easter 2019

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FearFest-Evil returns 2019 with 'Condemned' Early Bird Tickets available now

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The Wire Zip Slide Chepstow

The Wire Zip Slide is now available for bookings at the National Diving & Activity Centre in Chepstow.

Book on the Wire

The Wire is one of the UK's longest, tallest and fastest zip slides, running the 700 metre length of the NDAC Quarry.

Launch yourself from the 70m high cliff edge and speed along the length of our 80m deep flooded quarry.

Reaching speeds up to 40 miles per hour this exhilarating ride will take your breath away!

Book a place on the Wire Zip Slide »

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Latest News

Half Price Diving for selected dates in January and February 2019

Half Price Scuba Diving

added 11 Jan 2019

The slipway area is Out-of-Bounds and must be kept clear at all times.

Slipway

added 11 Jan 2019

Additional 250m of floating pontoons to be installed

New Pontoons

added 09 Jan 2019

New underwater scuba diving attraction arrives at the NDAC

Hyperbaric Chamber

added 04 Jan 2019

Ghost Fishing UK Winter Warmer. 5th & 6th January 2019

Ghost Fishing Winter Warmer

added 19 Oct 2018

Toll booths will be removed from the Severn Bridges over the 14th - 19th December.

Severn Bridge

added 14 Dec 2018

Site closed for all activities 21-25 Jan 2019

Closed

added 26 Nov 2018

National Diving & Activity Centre (NDAC) finalists in two categories for the Welsh Hospitality Awards 2018.

Welsh Hospitality Awards 2018

added 6 Nov 2018

FearFest-Evil Returns 2019 with 'Condemned'

Night Dives

added 3 Nov 2018

FearFestonbury 24 hour live horror event. Register your interest now...

FearFestonbury

added 24 Oct 2018

Vlogger describes FearFest-Evil as the "UK's most intense scare attraction"

FearFest-Evil

added 13 Oct 2018

Severn Bridge Tolls to be scrapped 17th December 2018

Severn Bridge

added 03 Oct 2018

Deadly Dinosaurs' Steve Backshall hunting Predator X in Chepstow!

Deadly Dinosaurs

added 28 Aug 2018

We’re pleased to announce that we've delicious meals from the award winning Pasta King at our View Cafe Bar.

Pasta King at NDAC Chepstow

added 23 Aug 2018

Recent groundworks at the National Diving & Activity Centre

Groundworks

added 02 Aug 2018

Noah’s Ark Children’s charity raises £10,000 on the Wire Zip Slide

Noah’s Ark Children’s charity raises £10,000 on the Wire Zip Slide

added 11 Jul 2018

We have some job vacancies for A Chef, General Assistants and Cleaners at the National Diving & Activity Centre

Easter Scuba Diving

added 09 Jul 2018

NDAC awarded a 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.

2018 Certificate of Excellence

added 24 June 2018

Toll price reduction on the M48 Severn Bridge from 8th January 2018.

Severn Bridge

added 23 Jan 2018

NDAC activities and Water View Marquee feature on E4's Don't Tell The Bride

Don't Tell The Bride, Chepstow

added 26 Sep 2017

24-hour underwater scubathon for brain injury charity

24 Hour Scuba Dive

added 02 Sep2017

Open Water Swimming discontinued until further notice

Swimming at NDAC

added 07 June 2017

The pontoon alarm will be out of action for a few weeks whilst we upgrade our systems.

NDAC Pontoon

added 04 Apr 2017

10,000 Likes for the NDAC Facebook Page. Thanks for your support.

10,000 Likes

added 17 Feb 2017

     

Opening Times

Site Closed 21-25 January 2019 »

Diving Times Winter (01 October - 31 March inclusive) 
Monday: CLOSED (open Bank Holidays and during School Holidays)
Tuesday: CLOSED (open during School Holidays)
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 0930 -1700
Friday: 0930 -1700
Saturday: 0800 - 1700
Sunday & Bank Holidays: 0800 - 1700
Clear of water by 1600

The Wire Zip Slide & The Swing
The Wire & Giant 3G Swing are open most weekends, bank holidays, selected dates during School Holidays and occasional mid week dates.

Please check the individul activity pages for availability.

Book your place on the Wire here »

Book your place on the Giant 3G Swing here »

The View Cafe Bar - Opening Times
   Monday to Wednesday: Open during School Holidays.
   (Open on Cinema Screening dates, Bank Holidays & any dates the Wire/ Swing are open)

  
   Thursday: 0930 - 2100   Thursday: 0930 - 2100
   Friday: 0930 - 2300
   Saturday 0700 - 2300
   Sunday & Bank Holidays: 0700 - 2100

   Breakfast: 0930 - 1100 (0700 - 1100 at weekends)
   Lunch: 1100 - 1800
   Dinner: 1800 - 2100
   Bar open: 1100 - 2100 (2300 Friday & Saturday)

 

Prices for

Diver entry fee: £20.00 per person, or £15.00 for members
Personal Centre Membership: 1 year £45.00 ( £40.00 for renewals) more>

Snorkellers / Freedivers pay a reduced entry fee of £10.00

Kayakers and Canoeists pay a reduced entry fee of £7.50
If you would like to Canoe or Kayak at the NDAC please pre-book first by contacting us via phone or email

Classroom £25.00 per half day / £50.00 per full day (hourly rate can be agreed).

Night Dives
NDAC Members Night Dive £15.00
Non Members Night Dive £20.00
Non Divers Free entry

Prices as of 01 Jan 2019

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