Small Group Silfra Snorkelling Adventure From Þingvellir

Swim between two continent and go snorkelling in one of the world's top dives, the crystal clear water of Silfra fissure located in the heart of Thingvellir National Park. Floating above the separation between Europe and America, you'll literally be swimming between continents. Thingvellir is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

Along with the waterfall Gullfoss and the Geysir geothermal area, Thingvellir forms the popular Golden Circle and is a truly beautiful and essential place to visit.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Activities: Snorkelling
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Minimum age: 12 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: South Iceland, Þingvellir, Silfra
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 09:00, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 13:00

You meet us at the departure location.
Silfra parking lot in Thingvellir National Park
  • Small group guarantee

  • Experienced snorkeling guide (Dive Master)

  • All necessary specialized snorkelling gear

  • Specially made down suit to keep you warm in the glacier water

  • Food & drinks

  • Reykjavik pick up service

What to bring:
  • Warm undergarments (fleece/wool sweater and pants)

  • Warm wool socks

  • Change of clothing (just in case)

  • Small towel

Good to know:

Prior to diving or snorkelling, you will be provided with the document; "Diving and Snorkelling in Silfra Fissure: A Handbook to Prepare You for your Adventure".

This handbook will guide you through the entire process of snorkelling and diving at Silfra, from how to put on a drysuit to information about the fissure itself. The handbook will also contain a questionnaire asking whether you have suffered, or currently suffer, from issues relating to the tour, such as lung disease or allergies to the cold.

If you answer yes to any of these preconditions, you may need medical clearance from a doctor before joining, or you may be refused outright. If you have any queries regarding your eligibility for these tours, please don't hesitate to contact the tour operator directly. You will also sign a liability waiver within the handbook itself. The following regulations must be met:

be at least 150cm tall

be at least 45kg

be at least 16 years of age

be comfortable in water and be able to swim

be physically fit

be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit

not be pregnant

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