Snorkeling Silfra Day Tour

All year Daily About 5 hours Reykjavík with pick up included Easy Min 12 years old

Experience the colorful world hidden below Iceland’s surface and enjoy floating weightlessly in the crystal clear water of Silfra Fissure, in this snorkeling tour located at Thingvellir National Park.

The Silfra snorkeling tour provides a very unique opportunity for a thrilling adventure, that will not be easily forgotten.

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.

Snorkeling in the slight current of the freezing cold water and above astonishing colors give a unique perspective of Iceland that should not be missed.

Tour highlights

  • Snorkeling tour in Silfra Fissure in Lake Thingvallavatn
  •  Snorkeling between continental plates
  • Thingvellir National Park

Included

  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel or guesthouse in Reykjavík
  • Guided 30-40 minutes snorkeling tour in the Silfra fissure
  • All necessary snorkeling equipment is provided
  • Hot choclate and cookies after the snorkeling
  • Admission into Silfra is included in tour

Not included

Food and drink are not included (unless stated), so please be prepared to bring your own or purchase refreshments.

Good to know

Please note that pick up can start up to one hour before scheduled departure time.

  • Participants must:
    Be at least 12 years old, weigh 45kg and be 150cm tall.
    Be physically fit and comfortable in water and be able to swim proficiently
    Be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit
    Pregnant people can unfortunately not take part in this tour

If you have your own transportation, you also have the option of meeting directly at Thingvellir National Park.

This tour is conducted alongside the Diving in Silfra Day Tour. If you would like to snorkel while your friends or family dive, you can still enjoy the day together.

Please remember to wear water- and windproof clothing (including shoes) that will keep you warm and dry.

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