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Your tour begins with pickup from downtown Reykjavik. Here, you’ll greet your guide and small group and travel to your diving point. After a safety briefing, you’ll don your equipment and embark on your first dive of the day.  

After plunging into the icy water, you’ll discover ancient lava formations and the Silfra fissure — the tectonic boundary that separates North America from Eurasia. The gentle current and high visibility of the water makes exploration effortless and rewarding.

Experience two dives of approximately 30 minutes before returning to the surface to dry off and discuss your exhilarating experience. Relax during the journey back to your original departure point.

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Thingvellir National Park
Arctic Adventures

Ideal for experienced divers, this 6-hour diving trip in Thingveiller National Park allows you to discover the incredible Silfra fissure — the continental plates that separate North America and Eurasia. During two dives, you’ll marvel at ancient lava formations and swim into the void between two tectonic plates. This small-group tour is limited to four people, and includes all diving gear and round-trip transport from Reykjavik. An accredited diving qualification is required.

  • 6-hour diving experience in Thingveiller National Park
  • All diving gear is included
  • Discover the Silfra fissure the tectonic boundary between two continents
  • Ideal for experienced divers with a credited diving qualification
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group, limited to four divers
  • Round-trip transport from Reykjavik is optional
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Wow, amazing!!!

This was such a great experience, seeing the fissure from that perspective was just incredible. Our tour guide, Steve, was very helpful, funny, and organized. Everything with him was done quick and he hustled us so we could go first which was definitely worth it....More

Thank Mac M
Reviewed 18 June 2018
Scuba between the continents

In my day job I'm a geologist, so this dive has been on my bucket list a long time. In order to be competent and comfortable on this dive I completed the SSI Dry Suit diving specialty before going to Iceland. I booked the Silfra...More

Thank zeke1177
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Dear zeke1177, Thank you very much for leaving this review, it made us very happy to read this! Silfra is a fascinating environment for most anyone, but for a geologist this continental fissure is an absolute treasure. You certainly went a long way in getting...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile
Very professional and knowledgeable. Great experience

During the snorkeling adventure all of the artic adventures staff was very friendly and helpful to my wife and I. From the safety talks to gearing us up for the dive it was very well run. They weren’t pushy to get the next group going...More

Thank Bradley O
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Bradley O, Thank you very much for leaving this review, it is much appreciated! Silfra is a breathtaking environment, and snorkeling there is not something anyone should be rushed through. That's exactly why we make sure to take our time for each and every...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile
Average customer service on the dive

So I see lots of reviews on the dive and I wanted to give my option. As I'm with a mixed review with the tour outfit and not the Silfra dive. Let's start off with the pick up time to start off the tour. We...More

Thank Calgary Man Y
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Dear Calgary Man Y, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I was very disappointed to read of the problems you and your girlfriend encountered during your tour with us. In an extreme environment like Silfra safety needs to be...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile
Great Experience!

I had a brilliant time snorkelling the amazing Silfra Fissure. My guide was Ronan and he was really good at explaining how to use the equipment, how to make the most of the experience etc. It certainly was an experience- well below zero and snowing...More

Thank Cagsyb
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