Into the Blue - Snorkelling between the continents



Into the Blue - Snorkelling between the continents

Who would think that Iceland had one of the world's top dive sites? The crystal clear water of Silfra fissure offers up to 100m underwater visibility. It is located in Þingvellir National Park, on the rift between the American and Eurasian continents. Snorkelling here gives you a feeling of being weightless as you float down with the lazy current. It is relaxing and exotic at the same time. The water is cold but you are provided with a specially made thermal suit. Available daily all year.

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Location Silfra in Þingvellir National Park

Distance from Reykjavík is 50 km /  31 MI

Pick-up time: Pick up starts 1,5 hour before tour start. Please be ready in time and note that it can take 30 minutes for us to arrive.

Location time: You can also meet us on location at the Information Center at Þingvellir 15 minutes prior to your tour start. GPS 64°15’23.508″N 21°6’58.676″W (WGS84).

Highlights

  • Crystal clear water and excellent visibility
  • Snorkelling between two continents 
  • Þingvellir National Park (Thingvellir)
  • Silfra fissure
  • North American and Eurasian tectonic plates

Included

  • 30-40 minutes of snorkeling in Silfra with guide 
  • Snorkelling gear 
  • Thermal suit, a dry suit and a neonprene hoodie, gloves and shoes 
  • Certified PADI Diveguide / Divemaster
  • Silfra admission fee

Please bring with you

  • Lunch
  • Warm undergarment clothing (fleece/wool sweater and pants)
  • Warm socks
  • Towel
  • Change of clothing (just in case)

Information

  • Suitable for children 14 years or older - minimum height 150 cm
  • Minimum 1 and maximum 8 people per guide
  • Trip difficulty 2 out of 5
  • Glasses cannot be worn under the snorkelling goggles
 

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