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National Diving & Activity Centre
Tidenham
Chepstow
Gloucestershire
NP16 7LH
 
Tel: 01291 630 046
 
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Please be advised that the NDAC 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 at the NDAC Dive School many more online >

NDAC Try-A-Dive Experience

• 02 Aug2014

• 23 Aug 2014

• 13 Sep 2014

• 04 Oct 2014

• 25 Oct 2014

• 15 Nov 2014

• 06 Dec 2014

PADI Open Water Diver

• 09-10 Aug & 16-17 Aug 14

• 30-31 Aug 14 & 06-07 Sep 14

• 20-21 Sep 14 & 27-28 Sep 14

• 11-12 Oct 14 & 18-19 Oct 14

• 01-02 Nov 14 & 08-09 Nov 14

• 22-23 Nov 14 & 29-30 Nov 14

• 13-14 Dec 14 & 20-21 Dec 14

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

• 01, 02-03 Aug 2014

• 22, 23-24 Aug 2014

• 12, 13-14 Sep 2014

• 03, 04-05 Oct 2014

• 24, 25-26 Oct 2014

• 14, 15-16 Nov 2014

• 05, 06-07 Dec 2014

• 26, 27-28 Dec 2014

PADI Rescue Diver

• 04, 06-10 Aug 2014

• 06, 08-09 Dec 2014

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

Full Course
• 11 & 18 Sep 2014

• 09 & 16 Oct 2014

• 11 & 18 Dec 2014

Update Course
• 28 Aug 2014

• 20 Nov 2014

PADI Deep Diver Speciality

• 30 - 31 Aug 2014

• 20 - 21 Sep 2014

• 11 - 12 Oct 2014

• 22 - 23 Nov 2014

• 20 - 21 Dec 2014

PADI Wreck Diver Speciality

• 08 - 10 Aug 2014

• 05 - 07 Sep 2014

• 31 Oct - 02 Nov 2014

• 12 - 14 Dec 2014

PADI Dry Suit Diver Speciality

• 02 - 03 Aug 2014

• 23 - 24 Aug 2014

• 13 - 14 Sep 2014

• 04 - 05 Oct 2014

• 25 - 26 Oct 2014

• 15 - 16 Nov 2014

• 06 - 07 Dec 2014

PADI Enriched Air Diver Speciality

• 14 Aug 2014 (at Cardiff Scuba)

• 04 Sep 2014 (at NDAC)

• 25 Sep 2014 (at Cardiff Scuba)

• 02 Oct 2014 (at NDAC)

• 23 Oct 2014 (at Cardiff Scuba)

• 13 Nov 2014 (at NDAC)

• 27 Nov 2014 (at Cardiff Scuba)

• 11 Dec 2014 (at NDAC)

TDI Intro to Tech

• 09 - 10 Aug 2014

• 06 - 07 Sep 2014

• 04 - 05 Oct 2014

• 01 - 02 Nov 2014

• 13 - 14 Dec 2014

TDI Rebreather Discovery (Try-Dive)

• 10 Aug 2014

• 23 Aug 2014

• 13 Sep 2014

• 04 Oct 2014

• 25 Oct 2014

• 15 Nov 2104

• 06 Dec 2014

TDI Advanced Nitrox & Decompression Procedures

• 15 - 17 Aug 2014

• 12-14 Sep 2014

• 10-12 Oct 2014

• 07-09 Nov 2014

• 19-21 Dec 2014

TDI Advanced Nitrox & Helitrox

• 15 - 17 Aug 2014

• 12-14 Sep 2014

• 10-12 Oct 2014

• 07-09 Nov 2014

• 19-21 Dec 2014

TDI Extended Range

• 19-21 Sep 2014

• 14-16 Nov 2014

TDI Trimix

• 18-21 Sep 2014

• 13-16 Nov 2014

TDI Advanced Trimix

• 18-21 Sep 2014

• 13-16 Nov 2014

TDI Air Diluent Rebreather Diver

• 27 - 31 Aug 2014

• 24-28 Sep 2014

• 15-19 Oct 2014

• 26-30 Nov 2014

TDI Air Diluent Deco Procedures Rebreather Diver

• 27 - 31 Aug 2014

• 24-28 Sep 2014

• 15-19 Oct 2014

• 26-30 Nov 2014

 

Water Walker Zorb Balls Experience at the NDAC Chepstow Book Water Walker

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

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Location of NDAC

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Site Plans for the NDAC

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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.

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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>

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 for the Wire Zip Slide >

List of available dates >

Follow The Wire on Twitter @TheWireChepstow

70 Double Decker Busses Long

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

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chilli divers - they're here

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PADI E-Learning

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NDAC Scuba Site Rules

NDAC Diving Site Rules
Yawn! Yes we know that they’re not the most exciting part of scuba diving but they’re extremely important nonetheless.

NDAC Diving Site Rules

NDAC Emergency Procedure Information>

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Scuba Equipment Hire

Ooops I forgot my. . .
We’ve all done it, you travel for hours to your favorite dive destination only to realise that you’ve forgotten an essential bit of kit

If you cannot blag from your buddies you’d be taking an early visit to the pub or you’d sit in the car all alone with a thermos of tea whilst everyone else has all the fun.

If this sounds a little familiar or if you simply don’t own a full set of kit yet, the team at NDAC now provide a kit hire service with pretty much everything you could want! more>

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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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Learn to Scuba Dive at the NDAC Dive School. Here are our upcoming scuba diving courses for Autumn at the NDAC Dive School >

NDAC Dive School

added 24 Jul 2014

Job Vacancy available at the NDAC. We currently have a vacancy for a Cleaner/ General Assistant.

Jobs at NDAC

added 24 Jul 2014

Cherry Rebels return to the View Cafe Bar for a free gig Saturday 16th Aug 2014

Cherry Rebels

added 24 Jul 2014

WIN A TriDri at the TriDri Demonstration Day , NDAC Sunday 27th July.

TriDri Demo Day at the NDAC

added 13 July 2014

Wristband system for divers visiting the NDAC.

Wristbands for Divers

added 13 July 2014

NDAC closed from 8pm Sunday 31st Aug until 1pm Friday 5th Sept 2014.

NDAC Closed

added 05 July 2014

Big and Little Woody Triathlons return to NDAC 23 August 2014.

Big Woody Triathlon

added 05 July 2014

Petition to restore the disused railway line from Chepstow to Tintern for a shared use path >

Liquivision Trade in Offer

added 26 June 2014

Trade in your old VR Dive Computer for 25% off a new LIQUIVISION Dive Computer (The VR doesn't even have to be working!) >

Liquivision Trade in Offer

added 13 June 2014

200ft of new pontoon space at NDAC diving quarry

200ft of new pontoon space at NDAC diving quarry

added 19 Apr 2014

NDAC Director features in Soldier Magazine

Soldier Magazine

added 17 Apr 2014

NDAC first UK inland dive centre to achieve 3,000 likes on Facebook Page

3,000 likes for NDAC Facebook Page

added 17 Apr 2014

Hope Support Services Team Building Day at the NDAC >

Hope Support Services Team Building Day at the NDAC

added 14 Apr 2014

Segway Active is open and available for bookings now >

Segway Active at the NDAC

added 08 Mar 2014

£0.5 Million Investment for NDAC in 2014 >

£0.5 Million Pound investment at NDAC

added 16 Jan 2014

Meet Caroline, the latest diving attraction at the NDAC >

Caroline, Trawler

added 3 Nov 2013

View Cafe Bar awarded 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating.

Marine Conservation Society

added 31 Jul 2013

 

Opening Times:

We are now operating Summer Opening Times

We are Closed from 8pm Sunday 31st Aug until 1pm Friday 5th Sept 2014.

Diving Times Summer (01 April - 31 September inclusive
Monday - Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 0930 -1700
Friday: 0930 -1700
Saturday: 0800 - 1800
Sunday & Bank Holidays: 0800 - 1800
Clear of water 1 hour before end of session

The Wire Zip Slide
The Wire Zip Slide is now open for specific weekend bookings, Click here for a list of available dates.

Book your place on the Wire here >

The View Cafe Bar - Opening Times
   Monday: CLOSED
   Tuesday: CLOSED
   Wednesday: CLOSED
   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)

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

 

Prices for as of 01 Jan 2013

Entry fee, per person £16.00 or £11.00 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

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

Night Dives
NDAC Members night dive £11.00
Non Members night dive £16.00
Non Divers Free entry