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The National Diving & Activity Centre is permanently closed. We are not taking bookings for leisure activities or public diving.

We’d like to thank all our customers for their support over the years.

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NDAC Dive School

Welcome to the National Diving & Activity Centre Dive School. Whether you're a complete beginner who fancies a try-dive in the pool, or a seasoned veteran who wants to progress to new depths or start instructing; we have a wide range of competitively priced courses, delivered by our experienced and qualified instructors.


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 can offer courses, support and advice for an extensive range of recreational and technical diving from a range of agencies including Scuba Diving International (SDI), Technical Diving International (TDI) and PADI.

I want to learn how to dive

If you want to 'Take the Plunge' and just give scuba diving a try you could try our Try Dive Experience. If you want to get a qualification that will allow you to dive anywhere in the world up to 18 metres then our SDI / PADI Open Water Courses are for you.

If you are planning to learn to dive whilst on holiday abroad and don’t want to spend valuable holiday time completing the theory and confined water portions of the course, ScubaQuest has the perfect solution. Our Open Water Scuba Referral course allows you to complete the knowledge development and confined water portions of the Open Water Diver course before you travel. This means you can then undertake the four qualifying open water dives at your holiday destination.

To find the course for you, use the menu above and select one of the section headings.


Start Diving

If you are new to diving or just starting out this is the section for you. We have beginner's courses for adults and children alike; ranging from Try-Dives to the PADI/SDI Open Water Diver. more>

Keep Diving

Once you've got the basics, now's the time to start developing your skills and trying some specialities whether you want to become an Advanced Open Water Diver, an SDI Advanced Adventure Diver, try your hand at underwater photography or sort out your Underwater Navigation skills - this is the section for you! more>


Teach Diving

"Those who can, teach", so if you see youself as a future dive professional, this section has a wide range of courses from the SDI and PADI Divemaster to Instructor qualifications. more>


Tech Diving

New gasses, new equipment and new depths! All our advanced technical open circuit and CCR dive courses can be found in this section. more>

It is also worth watching the site news pages for any special offers or promotions we may be offering.

If you have any questions about our courses, or you want training in a particular area not currently covered here please contact us or pop in to our offices at the National Diving & Activity Centre for a chat.

As we are based on site at the National Diving & Activity Centre, we are able to provide flexibility in our training schedule and are therefore more than happy to discuss your specific needs and requirements.

See you in the water!

The NDAC / Scubaquest team.


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