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Itinerary

After selecting a departure time between 10am and 2pm, you’ll make your own way to Iceland's UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park and greet your guide at the information office.

Here, you’ll receive all the equipment necessary for snorkeling, including dry suits to wear over your clothes, and receive a thorough safety briefing from your PADI-certified instructor.

Once you feel ready to plunge into the turquoise waters surrounding the Silfra Fissure, you’ll don your snorkel and swim in the crystal-clear water for approximately 40 minutes. Gaze to the bottom of the 82-foot (24-meter) ravine, which bridges the gap between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates.

Throughout your snorkeling experience, you'll receive personalized attention in a small group of 10. Conclude at your original departure point in Thingvellir National Park.

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Thingvellir National Park
Arctic Adventures
Overview

Swim between two continents on this 2-hour snorkeling tour of the Silfra Fissure in Thingvellir National Park. Choose from multiple daily departure times and head to the UNESCO-listed national park to snorkel in the turquoise lake where the North American and Eurasian plates meet. Alongside a PADI-certified guide, you’ll explore the underwater wonderland of Thingvellir National Park, part of Iceland’s Golden Circle, and receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 10 people.

Highlights
  • 2-hour snorkeling tour of the Silfra Fissure in Thingvellir National Park in Iceland's Golden Circle
  • Swim between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates in the UNESCO-listed park
  • Receive personalized attention from a PADI-certified guide in a small-group of 10
  • Choose from multiple daily departure times
  • All necessary equipment is included
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Once in a lifetime experience

This was SO cool. I highly recommend. Make sure to dress warm because the water is quite cold, but they give you a dry suit and gear. The guides were fantastic and knowledgeable.

Thank Madeline T
Reviewed 6 days ago
Great Experience!!!

On June 29th, 2018 I turned 50. My husband and I planned a trip to Iceland to celebrate. A friend of mine, who had been to Iceland, suggested this snorkeling trip as she said it was a fantastic experience. This is something that I would...More

1  Thank angelaferrucci
Reviewed 1 week ago
Snorkeling Silfra, taking your breath away !!

We booked way in advance a snorkeling tour with Arctic Adventures which was very convenient to do: choosing a time slot and a day which is convenient, cancelation rules transparant and customer friendly. And last but not least instructions and youtube instruction films set the...More

Thank HollandWanderer
Reviewed 5 July 2018
Disappointed with the lack of information

We had booked the Lava Caves and Snorkelling 3 months in advance of our trip. We had read all the information that was send to us prior and ensured we were prepared with the appropriate clothing. Two weeks prior to our trip I had learned...More

Thank stinavisser10
Reviewed 20 May 2018
Once in a life time experience! The Silfra was spectacular!

This is a very cool and exciting activity to do in Iceland. Our guide, Christina, was excellent. She explained everything thoroughly and was even funny! Your clothes do not get wet at all in the dry suit, only your face, hair, and hands. What you...More

1  Thank Jacqueline D
Freyja G, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Dear Jacqueline D, Thank you for taking the time to write us this wonderful review. Silfra is a beautiful tour as you say and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed it as much as we do. I will make sure to pass this...More

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