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National Diving & Activity Centre
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.
Plans & Underwater Maps
We have a range
of site plans and maps for your use. Either follow the links below
to view the page in your web browser or click on the PDF link for
each plan to download a printable version.
The maps and
plans are a recent addition to the site, as a response to your enquiries,
and they are reviewed and updated regularly. If you have any comments
regarding the site plans please use our contact
form or email
When planning your dive please note that the National Diving & Activity
Centre diving site is 60metres above sea level. Please take
this into consideration; diving according to any impact it may
make to your dive plan from your training organisation i.e. PADI,
BSAC, SAA etc.
To view the
PDF files you will need Adobe Reader, which can be obtained by following
the link below.
NDAC Site Map
updated Feb 2016
Full site plan
for the National Diving & Activity Centre. Showing all key areas
of interest. This is a big plan when viewed on a computer monitor
so you will need to either scroll around or download the PDF to
print it out.
version 10.6 Updated 24 Feb 2016
Dive Area Map
updated Feb 2012
This plan focuses
on the diving area of the National Diving & Activity Centre.
Showing the locations of all the diving attractions and their depths.
version 9.4 Updated 19 Feb 2012
Dimensional Quarry Plan
This plan shows
the undewater world of the National Diving & Activity Centre
in 3D. Created using the latest GPS technology, this will help to
give you a real feel of how the quarry looks without having to get
This plan will
be updated in the near future to show our numerous underwater attractions.
A Sonar site survey has been conducted
at the NDAC by Phillip Bowen.
Phillip is a Senior Water & Environment
Technician and the survey was carried out as part of his dissertation.
864KB 08 May 2011
Ordnance Survey Map 172
Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts enjoying activities in the area of the National Diving & Activity Centre.
Some of the places covered on map sheet 172 include Chepstow, Thornbury, Kingswood, Clifton, Bristol, Bath, Chew Magna, Chipping Sodbury and Portishead. A section of the End of Offa's Dyke Path and the Cotswold Way are marked on map 172. The Mendip Hills are designated an Area of Natural Beauty.
Chepstow Landranger Map 172>
NDAC Quarry OS Map>
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