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Snorkeling in Silfra

Snorkel Between two Continents

Snorkeling in Silfra Iceland - Into The Blue

  • Golden Circle

  • Availability: All year

  • Duration: 3hrs. 5,5hrs with pick-up from Reykjavik

  • Level: Moderate

  • Meeting Place: (without pick-up): Thingvellir, Iceland

  • Pick-up time: ca. 1,5hr before tour start, from Reykjavik

  • Clothes: Warm clothes (no cotton), Good footwear, Warm undergarments, Warm woolen socks, towel, cloths for changing

  • Min/max weight: 45 kg/120 kg

  • Min/max height: 150 kcm/200 cm

  • Age limit: 12 years, children 18 years or younger, need written approval from parents, if they join the tour alone

  • Included: Silfra Admission Fee, Certified Dive Master guide, English guidance, All necessary Safety Snorkeling gear, Dry suit, Hot chocolate & cookies, Snorkeling photos

Snorkeling in Silfra Iceland - Snorkel Between two Continents

When you snorkel in Silfra you will discover a secret underwater canyon between two continents, Europe and North America. This makes Iceland one of the most unusual snorkeling destinations in the world!

The Silfra fissure is one of the world’s most desirable snorkeling spots. Silfra is located in the heart of Thingvellir National Park in the Golden Circle. Silfra is a narrow channel of crystal blue water. The water comes directly from a giant lava field in Thingvellir national park. Silfra is a true paradise for those who like snorkeling and diving, as the water is crystal clear.

We offer this snorkeling tour both, as a meet on location or with transfer from Reykjavik.

Snorkeling in Silfra fissure in Iceland is an experience you will remember

It is an amazing experience to snorkel in Silfra.  You can totally relax when you drift peacefully in the crystal-clear water and the dry suit will keep you warm. The highly skilled guides will guide you and show you how everything works. Silfra has been frequently rated as one of the world’s top ten dive sites, and it is located between the tectonic plates of Europe and America. Snorkeling in Silfra Iceland is an experience like no other.

Some say that the feeling of snorkeling in Silfra is like flying and others experience an ultimate state of meditation. Snorkeling in Silfra fissure is often called liquid meditation and you will understand why when you try it!

The Silfra Iceland tour is a tour where you can relax but still experience something exotic in a highly unique and captivating environment. Whether you are an experienced snorkeler or a beginner this tour is for everyone over 12 years of age!

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  • Meeting Point
    (without pick-up): Thingvellir, Iceland

    If pick-up is not wanted, pleace be at the meeting point 30 minuties before the tour start.

  • Pick-up: 1,5hrs before tour start, from Reykjavik

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