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Covid 19 Measures

The Government lifted restrictions on the 19th July, but warns Coronavirus remains a serious health risk and advises it is important to stay cautious and help protect yourself and others.

We will be maintaining some Covid measures to protect our staff and customers.

Full details are available on our Covid 19 information page »

The main phone line is currently not manned and has no answerphone system in place. Emails are responded to daily so please use our contact form or email with any urgent matters.

We thank you for all your support.

Darren & Kaye

Opening Times

Diving Times
We are open for scuba diving during weekends.

Activity Times
The Wire Zip Slide and Atlantis Aqua Park are available to book now for dates during the summer. Other activities such as the Giant 3G Swing will remain closed at this stage

Please see our full opening times ›

Activities & Events

Site Facilities

Diving Information

Centre Information

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

Please be advised that the NDAC office is closed Monday to Thursday, the main phone line is currently not manned and has no answerphone system in place. Emails are responded to daily so please use our contact form or email with any urgent matters.

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All recreational and technical scuba training at the NDAC Dive School is provided by ScubaQuest Ltd.

Based at the National Diving & Activity Centre, ScubaQuest is run by highly experienced instructors and divemasters who focus on the safety and quality of your dive training, to provide the best student experience possible.

ScubaQuest Diver Training at the NDAC Chepstow

For Speciality and Technical Courses ScubaQuest provide custom courses on request throughout the year to suit your time schedule. Get in touch 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.

IDEST

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>

AquaLung Apeks Premier Service Centre

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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>

Go Diving Road Show

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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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The Wire Zip Slide Chepstow

The Wire Zip Slide is 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

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List of available dates »

70 Double Decker Busses Long

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Fly board at the NDAC Chepstow

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NDAC Gift Vouchers

Give your friends or family members a unique gift with an adventurous experience at the National Diving & Activity Centre.

We have Gift Vouchers available for the Wire Zip Slide, Atlantis Aqua Park, Giant 3G Swing and our range of Wooden Wigwam glamping accommodation.

700m Wire Zip Slide Gift Vouchers »

Atlantis Aqua Park Gift Vouchers »

Giant 3G Swing Gift Vouchers »

Wooden Wigwam Gift Vouchers »

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Covid-19 Control Measures for the NDAC

Response to the Coronavirus outbreak

updated 22 July 2021

Latest News

New underwater diving attraction coming soon to the NDAC

New underwater attraction

updated 31 Aug 2021

NDAC granted planning consent for new facilities building

NDAC granted planning consent for new facilities building

updated 19 Aug 2021

The Go Diving Road Show comes to the NDAC 17th - 19th September 2021.

Go Diving Road Show

updated 05 Aug 2021

NDAC Free Diver Membership extension ends 01 September 2021.

NDAC Membership Card

updated 04 Aug 2021

Atlantis Aqua Park is now open for selected dates this Summer. Book your place now…

Atlantis Aqua Park

updated 11 Jun 2021

National Diving & Activity Centre open for Scuba Diving from 3rd April 2021.

Wigwams available from 24th April 2021.

Wire Zip Slide open from 26th July 2021.

National Diving & Activity Centre to reopen for Scuba Divers April 2021

updated 24 Mar 2021

It is with great sadness we announce that Luke Hart sadly passed away at the Grange University Hospital on Sunday 29th November 2020.

Luke Hart

updated 10 Dec 2020

NDAC filming location for Black Lakes music video.

Black Lakes Deathrone Music Video

updated 07 Oct 2020

New kitting-up benches & improved seating area for Scuba Divers.

Kitting up benches NDAC

updated 02 Oct 2020

Cromhall Diving underwater attractions find new home at NDAC.

Cromhall Diving Underwater Attractions

updated 01 Oct 2020

New pontoon sections installed on the NDAC lake.

New pontoon sections

updated 30 Sep 2020

Fascinating video on Tidenham Tunnel, destined to be the 2nd longest tunnel on the country’s cycle network when it reopens as part of the Wye Valley Greenway.

Tidenham Tunnel, destined to be the 2nd longest tunnel on the country’s cycle network when it reopens as part of the Wye Valley Greenway. ©Graeme Bickerdike/Forgotten Relics

updated 17 Sep 2020

Rock stability netting installed at the National Diving & Activity Centre

 Wye Valley Greenway shared use path

updated 10 Sep 2020

Recent works on Tidenham Tunnel to create shared use path.

 Wye Valley Greenway shared use path

updated 24 Aug 2020

NEW Online Booking System for Scuba Divers at National Diving & Activity Centre.

NEW Online Booking System for Scuba Divers

updated 12 Aug 2020

Cashless transactions at the National Diving & Activity Centre.

Cashless Transactions at the NDAC

updated 06 May 2020

 

Opening Times

Covid-19

The site is open for Scuba Diving and Wigwams. Atlantis Aqua Park and The Wire Zip Slide are available to book now. We are closed for other activities at this time. Read More »

Diving Times Summer (01 April - 30 September inclusive)
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: CLOSED
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: 0800 - 1700
Sunday: 0800 - 1700
Clear of water 1 hour before end of session

Gas Room Opening Times(01 April - 30 September inclusive) 
Saturday: 0800 - 1700
Sunday: 0800 - 1700
Last cylinders at 1615 for next day collection

 

Scuba prices for

Diver entry fee: £22.00 per person.

Freedivers pay a reduced entry fee of £10.00

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

Night Dives
Night Dive Entry £22.00
Non Divers Free entry

Prices as of 01 September 2020

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