The National Diving & Activity Centre National Diving & Activity Centre awarded 2015 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor
RoSPA Member
FIDS - Federation of Inland Dive Sites
NDAC Servicing
SITA - The Scuba Industries Trade Association
Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association
TDI SDI
PADI 5 Star Dive Centre

Diving/Swim Times

(Clear of water 1 hour before end of session)

Activity Times
Activities are open weekends, bank holidays, selected dates during School Holidays & occasional mid week dates.
Please see our full opening times ›

Xmas Opening Times
Christmas & New Year Opening Times

We will be closed from 4pm on Sunday 18th December 2016 and will reopen on Thursday 4th January 2017
Full Christmas/NewYear opening times ›

National Diving & Activity Centre
Tidenham
Chepstow
Gloucestershire
NP16 7LH
 
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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
• 11 Feb 2107
• 01 Apr 2017

PADI Open Water Diver
• 10-11 Dec & 17-18 Dec 16
• 28-29 Jan & 04-05 Feb 17
• 11-12 Mar & 18-19 Mar 17
• 22-23 Apr & 29-30-Apr 17

SDI Open Water Diver
• 07-08 Jan & 14-15 Jan 17
• 18-19 Feb & 25-26 Feb 17
• 01-02 Apr & 08-09 Apr 17

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
• 11-12 Feb 2017
• 25-26 Mar 2017
• 07-08 May 2017

SDI Advanced Open Water Diver
• 21-22 Jan 2017
• 04-05 Mar 2017
• 15-16 Apr 2017

PAD/SDI Rescue Diver
• 17-18 Dec 2016 (PADI)
• 25-26 Feb 2017 (PADI)
• 29-30 April 2017 (SDI)
• 17-18 June 2017 (PADI)
• 05-06 Aug 2017 (SDI)
• 21-22 Oct 2017 (PADI)
• 16-17 Dec 2017 (SDI)

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

Full Course (at NDAC)
• 16 Dec 2016
• 13 Jan 2017
• 24 Feb 2017
• 17 Mar 2017

Full Course (at Cardiff Scuba)
• 08 & 15 Dec 2016
• 19 & 26 Jan 2017
• 09 & 16 Feb 2017
• 02 & 09 Mar 2017
• 13 & 20 Apr 2017

Update Course (at Cardiff Scuba)
• 20 Jan 2017
• 10 Feb 2017
• 16 Mar 2017
• 28 Apr 2017

PADI Deep Diver Speciality
• 28-29 Jan 2017
• 18-19 Mar 2017
• 22-23 Apr 2017

PADI Wreck Diver Speciality
• 03-05 Feb 2017
• 24-26 Mar 2017

PADI Dry Suit Diver Speciality
• 10-11 Dec 2016
• 07 Jan 2017
• 18 Feb 2017
• 11 Mar 2017

PADI Enriched Air Diver Speciality

• 08 Dec 2016 at Cardiff Scuba

• 22 Dec 2016 at NDAC

• 05 Jan 2017 at Cardiff Scuba

• 26 Jan 2017 at NDAC

• 09 Feb 2017 at Cardiff Scuba

• 23 Feb 2017 at NDAC

• 09 Mar 2017 at Cardiff Scuba

• 23 Mar 2017 at NDAC

• 06 Apr 2017 at Cardiff Scuba

• 27 Apr 2017 at NDAC

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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>

Special Christmas ofers at the NDAC Dive Shop

Special Christmas ofers at the NDAC Dive Shop

Aqua Lung Special Offers

Special Christmas ofers at the NDAC Dive Shop

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

 

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 »

Buy A Gift Voucher »

List of available dates »

Follow The Wire on Twitter @TheWireChepstow

70 Double Decker Busses Long

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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 Segway, The Wire Zip Slide and the Giant 3G Swing are available here»

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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>

 

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Latest News

Cantina Imperial Gala – Star Wars Themed Charity Event. A perfect Christmas Gift Idea

Cantina Imperial Gala – Star Wars Themed Event

added 8 Dec 2016

Hollis Special offers at NDAC Dive Shop.

Hollis Special Offers

added 6 Dec 2016

Oceanic Special offers at NDAC Dive Shop.

Oceanic Special Offers

added 6 Dec 2016

Lavacore Special offers at NDAC Dive Shop.

Lavacore Special Offers

added 6 Dec 2016

Aqua Lung Special offers at NDAC Dive Shop.

Aqua Lung Special Offers

added 23 Nov 2016

Christmas and New Year Opening Times at the NDAC.

NDAC Xmas Opening Times

added 23 Nov 2016

Limited cylinder servicing during November and December 2016.

NDAC Scuba Servicing

added 08 Nov 2016

The Wire Zip Slide open Fridays in November.

The Wire Zip Slide Chepstow

added 28 Oct 2016

Infrastructure works - development of slipway road and turning circle

development of slipway road and turning circle

added 25 Oct 2016

New Children's play area opens

New Children's play area opens

added 25 Oct 2016

Improvements to NDAC car park with 400 tonnes of chippings to fill pot holes.

Car Park Improvements

added 24 Oct 2016

Scuba Diving Courses for Winter 2016 at the NDAC Dive School

NDAC Dive School

added 17 Oct 2016

One of the two Wires on the Wire Zip Slide is currently closed, no delays expected.

The Wire Zip Slide Chepstow

added 15 Sep 2016

Breathe Free – Aqua Lung free octopus offer at the NDAC Dive Shop

Aqua Lung Special Offer

added 07 Sep 2016

National Diving & Activity Centre awarded a 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

National Diving & Activity Centre awarded 2015 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor

added 02 Sep 2016

Special offer on Suunto Dive Computer Upgrades.

Demonstration Weekend

added 18 May 2016

We currently only have cylinders for hire whilst we upgrade our hire stock.

Scuba Equipment Hire

added 22 Apr 2016

Special offer from Aqua Lung at the NDAC Shop. Core Stage 3 Set, single contents gauage, 1300 computer explorer reg bag for £380 - saving £180

Aqua Lung Package only £380

added 19 Apr 2016

Special price on TriDri at the NDAC Shop. Only £49.50 - you’ll never have to put on a damp drysuit again!

Special price on TriDri at the NDAC Shop. Only £49.50

added 13 Apr 2016

Safety for divers around the the Freediving Pontoon

Saltfree Divers Pontoon

added 20 Apr 2016

New underwater attraction at the National Diving & Activity Centre

NDAC Underwater Attraction - Trawler

added 04 April 2016

Experience Weightlessness 245ft in the air with our Giant 3G Swing!

Giant 3G Swing

added 9 March 2016

Sam Amps, Saltfree & NDAC Feature on BBC 2 Science Show

6,000 Facebook Likes

added 29 Sep 2015

Special Effects Student builds model of NDAC Wooden Wigwam

Wooden Wigwam Model

added 05 Sep 2015

View Cafe Bar awarded 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating.

Food Hygiene Rating 5 Stars for View Cafe Bar Chepstow

added 18 Aug 2015

73 year old daredevil Ray Woodcock takes on a record breaking 500ft water touch bungee jump at the NDAC >

NDAC Drive-In Cinema Experience

added 01 Jul 2015

We have some great prices on MUVI VEHO Camcorders and products in the NDAC Dive Shop >

MUVI VEHO

added 29 Apr 2015

British underwater photography competition winners featured in the Guardian (including a shot from the NDAC!)

British underwater photography competition winners featured in the Guardian (including a shot from the NDAC!)

added 27 Apr 2014

Improvements to the Wire Zip Slide complete. >

Wire Zip Slide

added 10 Mar 2015

 

 

Opening Times:

Xmas Opening Times
Christmas & New Year Opening Times

We will be closed from 4pm on Sunday 18th December 2016 and will reopen on Thursday 4th January 2017
Full Christmas/NewYear opening times ›

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

Site closed for all activities 10am Monday 10th to 4pm on Friday 14th October 2016 »

The Wire Zip Slide, Segway Active & The Swing
The Wire, Giant 3G Swing & Segway are open 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 »

Book your place on the Segway Active 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, per person £18.00 or £13.00 for members
Personal Centre Membership; 1 year £35.00 (Membership renewals only £30.00) more>

Snorkellers / Freedivers pay a reduced entry fee of £7.50

Open Water Swimmers pay a reduced entry fee of £5.00

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 £13.00
Non Members night dive £18.00
Non Divers Free entry

Prices as of 29 Jun 2016