Snorkeling & Lava Tunnel tour

All year Mon-Wed-Fri About 7 hours Reykjavík with pick up included Easy Min 14 years old

This combo tour is perfect for those who seek adventure!

Combine both a snorkelling in Silfra and caving in Leiðarendi lava cave.

First, you’ll experience the colorful world hidden below Iceland’s surface and enjoy floating weightlessly in the crystal clear water of Silfra Fissure, located at Thingvellir National Park.

On the tour, participants will be guided through the four parts of Silfra fissure, The Big Crack, Silfra Hall, Silfra Cathedral and Silfra Lagoon, all whilst floating between the Eurasian and American continental plates.

Silfra is filled with glacial water that has been trickling through underground lava for approximately 30 years and the water is therefore very clear, resulting in an exceptional visibility of around 100 meters.

Once we’ve gotten warm and dry, we’ll head to the next half of the tour, lava caving.
The cave we’ll visit is called Leiðarendi. The 900 meter long lava tube offers unique rock formations, such as stalactites and shelves.

 

Tour highlights

  • Fantastic colors and rock formations in the lava cave
  • Snorkeling between continental plates

Included

  • Free photos during snorkeling
  • Hot chocolate after snorkeling (Vegan option available)
  • All snorkeling equipment
  • All caving equipment
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel or guesthouse
  • English speaking guide

Good to know

  • Pre-requisites for snorkeling: Be comfortable in water and be able to swim
    Must be physically fit
    Ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit
    Have read, signed, and followed directions on the Silfra Snorkeling Medical Statement
    Sign our liability release form at the start of the tour
    145cm (4’9) tall minimum / maximum 200cm (6’7) tall
    5kg (99 lbs) minimum / maximum 120kg (264 lbs)
    Age limit is 14 years of age
    Not be pregnant
    No glasses, so if you have a prescription mask, please bring it with you. If not, we advise you to get contact lenses before you join us for snorkeling.
  • Please bring: Clothes suited to dress under a drysuit such as long warm underwear or sweat suit, warm socks OR
    Clothes suited to dress under a wetsuit such as swimsuits
    Warm clothes to wear prior and after the snorkeling
    Water Resistant outer layer as it can be wet inside the cave
    Towel
    Lunch or Snack
    Camera
    You can rent a GoPro camera from us

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