Our most popular snorkeling day tour!
Silfra fissure in Thingvellir, Iceland is considered one of the best freshwater snorkeling spots in the world. Here you get the unique opportunity to snorkel between two tectonic plates because Silfra is located in the rift valley between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The clear water and outstanding scenery make Silfra a fantastic location for snorkeling.
Minimum requirements for tour:
A minimum age of 16 to participate in this tour. Weight limit: 45-120kg. Height limit: 150cm – 200cm. You also must not be pregnant to participate in this tour
You will need to complete an online medical for this tour, this will be sent to you when making your booking but you can view the for anytime to assess your suitability before making the booking. It can be viewed using this link SILFRA SNORKELLING MEDICAL RELEASE
There is a current in Silfra and you must be comfortable swimming against the current when needed.
This is Glacial water and is extremely cold, this tour is only recommended for those in good physical condition with no pre existing medical conditions.
A set of long underwear and warm socks, also don’t forget your contact lenses as you won’t be able to wear glasses with the mask, everything else is provided for you as part of the tour.
All of our guides will have a camera with them and will take photo’s of you during the experience. Have some fun with the photos and then you have the option of purchasing them at the end. Speak to your guide on the day.
Pick up service:
We offer a pick up service for some of our departures, this is charged at 4000 ISK per person. Not all tours have a pick up available so please check when making your booking that this is an option if you need a pick up from Reykjavik hotels. Please note we only offer pick ups from the Reykjavik Hotels listed in the drop down menu
Meet on Location:
All tours start at Thingvellir Information Centre. Click here for driving directions to the meeting point. If you need a pick up from Reykjavik this can also be added into your tours when making the booking