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Snorkelling in Silfra Small-Group Adventure from Reykjavik

Highlights
  • Snorkeling experience in Silfra fissure, located in Thingvellir National park from Reykjavik
  • Certified PADI diverguide / Divemaster
  • Admire the raw landscape of the UNESCO-listed national park
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Snorkelling in Silfra Small-Group Adventure from Reykjavik
From US$ 191.31
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9.00am Summer DepartureMost Popular
Tour pick-up available at 9:00am from authorized pickup points in Reykjavik.
US$ 191.31
9.00am Winter Departure
From 1st of October - 9th of June
US$ 191.31
Overview
Discover the underwater wonderland that glitters beneath the surface of Thingvellir National Park during n incredible 5.5 hour snorkeling adventure tour  from Reykjavik. With a knowledgeable guide, travel to the UNESCO-listed national park and plunge into the crystal-clear waters to see a hypnotizing underwater tableau. Explore Silfra fissure, a rift in the earth‘s crust between the continents of North Ameria an Europe, and see a fascinating array of flora and fauna. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 6 participants per guide.
What to Expect
Select a departure time to suit your schedule  from your central Reykjavik hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan destined or Thingvellir National Park. Receive a fascinating introduction to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site from your experienced guide, and hear of the mystifying Silfra fissure, a natural rift in the earth’s crust. 

On arrival, don your dry suit and snorkel and prepare to plunge into the crystalline depths of the Silfra fissure. Listen to a comprehensive safety briefing and then descend to discover a mesmerizing underwater tableau.  Gaze at a ravine that stretches some 82 feet (25 meters) below the water's surface and then follow your guide to some of the fissure’s most scenic spots. Glide effortlessly between American and European continents and see jagged rocks and gaping voids that lead to the molten core of planet Earth. 

After approximately 40 minutes of exploration, return to sea level to dry off and relax during your journey to Reykjavik, where your tour concludes. 

Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.
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Reviews (63)

1 - 5 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MUST DO - who cares that the water is two degrees above freezing

This was the adventure/activity that my boyfriend and I were most looking forward to on our one week trip to Iceland. We decided for it to be our first stop on the day we did the Golden Circle. It was a perfect way to wake...More

Thank Alana K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful views but felt rushed

I would recommend this as an experience while in Iceland. I enjoyed it however we all felt that the snorkeling experience seemed rushed. We thought we’d have more time to enjoy the incredible views but actually the tour guide keeps encouraging you to swim, as...More

Thank Regina_Philange_J
Reviewed 27 June 2018
Thanks from MT

Thank you Luis, Manuel and Ivan for guiding us through the silfa fissure. Not only was snorkeling a great experience, but you made the adventure much more memorable. You were accommodating and fun. Thanks again!More

Thank sjball2776
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear sjball2776, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, we appreciate it! We will make sure to let our team at Silfra know how much you appreciated their services - we always love hearing that our customers enjoyed their tour with us...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile
Vlad and Alex - great guides!

This tour was great! Cold...but great! What a unique experience. Vlad and Alex were our guides - they were informative, funny, and happy to take pictures.More

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

Hey Kaitlin D, Thank you for rating us, we appreciate it! There is no deying that Silfra is really cold, the water is always at 2-4¨C, but the experience of floating along with the current and seeing colors like never before makes facing the cold...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile
Certainly a thing to do!

Amazing place, worth every penny. The guide was nice and helpful. Even had a hot chocolate at the end of the tour to warm up! Shame that the pictures taken are circa 35€ for the lot...More

Thank Kermit1990
Corentin H, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear Amandine B, We thank you for taking the time to write us this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour that much. It is true that this place worth the visit, to snorkel between 2 tectonic plates is once in...More

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