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Valhalla Missile Silo Dive

  • 10/20/2023
  • 6:00 PM
  • 10/22/2023
  • 3:00 PM
  • 8472 US-277, Wingate, TX 79566


  • Camping on surface. Bring your own camping equipment.
  • Camping on Surface. Bring your own camping equipment.
  • This is for one of the six available Murphy beds. All the beds are in one large common room with minimal privacy.

Valhalla Missile Silo

This is the trip that many of us have been waiting the entire year for. On This November, we'll take a trip out to the Abilene area, just short of a four hour drive, which puts you at a historic decommissioned Atlas missile silo. Over a hundred feet deep and a somewhat chilly 58 to 62 degree water will surely put the memory of a hot Texas summer behind us. There is plenty of room top-side so, that's where most of us will be camping. For an extra fee, there are a few beds down inside the silo itself in a common room.

We have the silo all to ourselves for the entire weekend. Come out Friday after 5:00 PM, but no later than 8:30 PM, or Saturday after 8:00 AM, and dive until you're ready to leave on Sunday by 3:00 PM. Dive as much as you want. There are air fills available on site.

Once we get closer to the event, we can get together and talk about meals and other arrangements.

Diving, camping, history, and hanging out with our fellow divers. What more could you ask for?

Note: There are a LOT of stairs from the surface down to the staging/changing area.  And more stairs from there down to the water.

Note:  Deep Dive and Night & Limited Visibility certifications highly recommended.

Family Scuba
P.O. Box 972
Llano TX 78643

1 (432) 686-7333


Registration Opens Approximately 30 Days Before Event


Club Fees:   $130*   Dive Club Members (surface camping)

Dive Club Members with optional Murphy bed in a common area below ground. Price is per person and there are only five beds available.

    $155*   Non-Dive Club Members (surface camping)
Other Known Fees:   $$$   Various bits of Valhalla swag
    $0   Air fills are included

* No refunds within 45 days of this event.

This event requires a Tom's Dive & Swim  Release Form . Print out, initial, and sign the form and bring it with you to the trip meeting. 

This event also requires a Release and Safe Diving Agreement Form from the Valhalla Missile Silo organization.  Print out, initial, and sign the form and bring it with you to the trip  meeting .  Valhalla requires that signed original release forms be brought to the site by the trip leader prior to anyone else entering the property.  If you are unable to attend the trip meeting, the release forms must be dropped off at Tom's Dive & Swim no later than two days prior to the event.

 Not a dive club member yet?  Sign up HERE .

Google Maps driving directions from Tom's Dive & Swim.

Address: 8470 US-277, Wingate, TX 79566

Because there have been challenges with the above address, particularly when used in Apple Maps, we also offer up the below GPS coordinates for the facility entrance off of Hwy 277. Take the right gate when pulling off of Hwy 277. We hope to have the big red Aquanauts Dive Flag by the gates.

32.21231183932058, -100.05420480015586

Tom's Dive and Swim | 5909 Burnet Rd., Austin, TX 78757
512-451-4607 |
Store Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30 - 6:30 & Saturday 9:30 - 5:00

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