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New Partner Centre Agreement - 18th September 2019

Cardiff Scuba is now a Partner Centre with Orkney and Shetland Charters!!

By booking your trip to Scapa Flow through Cardiff Scuba, and using the world renowned Orkney & Shetland Charters - The Valkyrie and The Valhalla - with owners Hazel & Helen, you can get the most amazing experience of diving the famous World War 1 Wrecks of the German Fleet.

Also available are also trips that take you to the most picturesque underwater of areas in the Shetlands for another unique dive experience of both wrecks and reefs.

By booking your trip through Cardiff Scuba you can enjoy a discount for your group or on an individual basis. This offer will not be not available anywhere else - it is unique to Cardiff Scuba.

You will be well looked on your trip - from making your initial booking to enjoying the actual dives themselves. Orkney& Shetland Charters have a reputation - second to none - for looking after their guests and the food is truly awesome. We have had many fantastic trips with Orkney & Shetland Charters and have thoroughly enjoyed their hospitality.

Included in your booking are
  • the boat cost, accommodation on a shared bunk room basis
  • 6 days diving [weather and conditions permitting]
  • 2 dives daily except where there are more technically challenging deeper dives
  • All airfills
 Not included
  • Mixed gases - payable at the end of the week of diving
  • Food - There is a large selection of food available on the charters at an additional cost. Meals can be either half-board or full-board. Advanced notice of any specific dietary requirement allows to be meet individual needs
  • Travel to and from your home-base to Scapa. We can assist with the booking process if required.
Availability for 2020 is becoming more limited, so don't delay choosing a vacant date. Availability currently stands as:
  • April 19th - 24th        MV Valhalla   12 spaces available
  • May 17th - 22nd       MV Valkyrie   8 spaces available
  • July 4th - 10th           MV Valhalla  6 spaces available
  • Sept 6th - 11th          MV Valhalla   4 spaces available
  • Sept 27th - Oct 2nd  MV Valhalla    7spaces available
Should you require to hire any kit then this can be arranged with either Orkney & Shetland Charters or Cardiff Scuba. Costs will agreed depending on the amount of kit required. 
Of special interest for you will be the 'German Fleet Wrecks of Scapa Flow' button. Click on this to see what is in store for you!!

In the interim, should you have any questions click on the Questions button and let us know.
We are excited about sharing our news with you and look forward to really memorable trips.

2018 Courses and Kit Servicing - 9th February 2018

As the new diving season approaches Cardiff Scuba have once again extended their range of courses available with an awesome group of Instructors and Divemasters and a very busy Dive Calendar.

From Recreational Beginner to Recreational Instructor - Technical Beginner to Technical Instructor and now also from Rebreather Beginner to Rebreather Instructor - we can offer a wide range of experience to suit all levels of diver.

Course packages are available for both Recreational & Technical which can save you £££££££'s - see for details.

Dates and times of courses can be flexible. Call us on 029 2061 5161 where we will be pleased to discuss your requirements. Alternatively, pop into the store for a more personal chat and meet the gang.

We also offer a wide range of kit servicing with on-site facilities including our very successful Dry Suit repair service.

Visit our Kit Servicing page at

Apeks/Aqualung Regulator Servicing - 29th January 2018

We now offer a 3 working day turnaround to service Apeks/Aqualng Regulators. If a new part is required then this will extend the turnaround time. No need to book your regs in - just pop them into the shop and we will take care of the rest.

If any work is required outside the 'normal service' or any parts need to be replaced, we will call you with  the additional and timeframe to get authorisation to proceed.

Regulators are serviced in-house. Call and ask for Mark on 029 2061 5161 to discuss your needs. 

Egypt Liveaboard March 16th 2018 - 29th January 2018

We have 2 spaces available on our March Liveaboard. Leaving 16th March flying out to Hurghada and jloing the Blue OTwo fleet we will venture for 1 week on the  Northern Wrecks and Reefs Itinerary. Call us on 029 2061 5161 if you would like to join us.

Best Wishes to Jack - 29th January 2018

Another one of our Divemaster is venturing into the world of Rebreather diving.

As he starts his course, we wish him all the best with both the theory and the practical skills componenents and look forward to seeing him underwater looking amaziang.

Good Luck Jack.

2018 Scuba Courses - 29th January 2018

We are now offering a wider range of courses across several training agencies.

A wide range of Recreational Courses from Beiginner to Instructor  with both PADI & SDI

A wide range of Technical Course with both TDI and PADI TecRec.

Mark is now our full-time Techncial Instructor and is developing an outstanding reputation for the quality of his teaching.

Call us on 029 2016 5161 or pop into the shop and we can discuss either a single course or a progressive package at really attractive rates. 

Dive Packages - Feb 2018 - 26th January 2018

A range of packages fron Beginner to the more experienced diver and designed to support divers knowledge and experience are now listed on the main website. Visit the Dive Packages tab above and give us a call on 029 2061 5161.

Red Sea Liveaboard - 27th June 2015 - 10th December 2014

As in previous yeas - we are off to the Red Sea on another Liveboard in June 2015.

Flying out on Saturday 27th June, we will join our friends on the SeaQueen Fleet Liveaboard - The South Moon.

Leaving port on the Sunday morning, we will then dive for 6days on the Northern Wrecks & Reefs Route. This gives a great selection of both Reef Dives and the well visited wrecks - includng the world famous Thislegorm.

The trip is usited to all levels of cartification. 

Places are limited - so if you want to join us  - please call Rob on 029 2061 5161 for more information.

Trip to Sharm el Sheikh - March 2015 - 10th December 2014

We are co-ordinating another 7 day trip to Sharm el Sheikh to enjoy the wonderful diving of the Red Sea - going out on Friday 20th March 2105.

The trip will be hotel based staying at the Oriental Rivoli hotel in Sharm. We will be diving with Red Sea Divers International (previously Easy Divers) using their own boat. 

These are really fun trips and are suited to all levels of divers. Non-divers are very welcome to join us. 

 Please contact Rob on 029 2061 5161 for details and to book a place.

Two Schools Amalgamate! - 29th March 2014

Two schools amalgamate to become South Wales' largest provider of Scuba training...

                    Cardiff Scuba  Logo                  The National Diving & Activity Centre

We are pleased to announce that Cardiff Scuba have now formally taken over ALL Scuba training  - both Recreational and Technical  - on behalf of The National Diving & Activity Centre (NDAC). We are especially proud of this recent developemnt and value the recognition it gives to the professional and dedicated service we offer. 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the many customers who continue to support us and make these developments possible. We will look upon this as an opportunity to improve our service and the range of courses available even further.

What does this mean for you?? Well, it means we are now able to offer even more flexibilty in the course dates and locations available. For those of you for whom weekends are more convenient, or for whom Chepstow is an easier location, this news will be good news! 

Currently, in the course calendar both Cardiff Scuba and NDAC dates are listed together. Please look carefully at the course locations to see where the course that interests you is being run....