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Strytan Divecenter

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| Hjalteyri Village, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Best cold water dives ever

We have been diving here with 3 dive buddies from Holland. This dive location and team is a real... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian S
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Nootdorp, The Netherlands
An amazing experience!

My husband and I spent a fabulous day with Erlendur and Saevor in January. We dived only once as it... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Sue B
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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| Hjalteyri Village, Akureyri 600, Iceland

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been diving here with 3 dive buddies from Holland. This dive location and team is a real hidden treasure. In the north of Iceland and some 4-5 hours from Reykjavik but really worth the drive. The dive center is located in an old...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

My husband and I spent a fabulous day with Erlendur and Saevor in January. We dived only once as it was very cold but would have loved to do more as the thermal chimneys, sea life and plants are fascinating. We had an amazing day...More

Thank Sue B
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Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Hi Sue & Paul, It was great to have you around and we hope that you come back again soon! Then hopefully you can do a lot more dives in a bit warmer water and even more whales! But just be happy that you are...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Run by Erlendur and his daughter Saevor, highly knowledgeable guides and custodians of this wonderful fiord. The ladies who skipper the boat and provide surface cover were very friendly and great fun to interact with. The thermal chimney dive is great and nice to do...More

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Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

It was great to read your review Graham and I am glad that you liked it too stay with us! We had an amazing time with you guys and you are fantastic divers! Hopefully you'll manage to come back too us even though everything is...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

During my Iceland ring road trip, I went diving in Silfra (duh). There, my Belgian instructor referred me to Strytan as another must do Iceland dive. So about a week later, I arrived in the north and I booked 2 dives... And although it is...More

Thank Thomas V
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Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi Thomas, It was great to read your review and we are glad that you liked it so much to stay with us! We enjoyed diving with you and hope that you might come and dive with us once more.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful experience with this dive company. Saevor was great with her tips and instruction, as I am a less experienced diver. The sea life was truly wonderful, especially meeting Stephanie the wolffish. My trip was pushed back a few days due to...More

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Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you! It is great to hear that you enjoyed spending time with us as much as we enjoyed spending time with you! It is always bad when the weather starts teasing us early in the autumn but we are happy that you could do...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We went early in the morning for a whale watching journey : perfect moment ! The whales were so close to us. The night before, we went to the hot pot and everything was perfect. We hope to come back one day for a dive.

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Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

It is fantastic to hear back from you Jean and we hope that you can join us agian for some dry suit dives! I'll work on my french for you!

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

There are too many unique things to list. It's really a special experience to meet Erlendur and Saevor and to dive the underwater geothermal chimneys and springs, meet pet wolf fish (man's best underwater friend), whales, see northern marine flora and fauna, check out the...More

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Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

It's great to hear back from you and we are happy that you enjoyed your time here! We hope that you can come again and do more dive with us and get to know more of our underwater world here around Iceland! With our best...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Strytan Divecenter has amazing and wonderful and unique dives to offer adventurous divers. The sites are less than ten minutes from the dive center. Their gear is brand new and reliable, their staff helpful and informative, and the setting in the bay very relaxing from...More

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Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you Theo! It was great to have you here and we loved diving with you! We hope that you'll come back to us soon and do some more dives with us! Have a great time travelling around Iceland! Love from everyone at Strýtan x

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Diving in iceland? Are you nuts? Yes and it was amazing! We did two dives at Strytan. The first was to experience cold water (protip: it is cold, but not in the drysuit) just outside the dive center. After Carlos took us to the museum...More

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Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you Siert for your review! It was great to have you guys here and we hope that you enjoyed your stay with us and in Iceland! We hope that you come back soon and you'll be able to dive Strýtan with us and enjoy...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Erlendur Bogason is an amazing guide, arms length from the whales and he is very knowledgeable about the area and about whales in general. We will be back to do more with Erlendur, one of a kind! ❤❤

1  Thank HuniHunfjord
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Sævör Dagný E, Manager at Strytan Divecenter, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you Húni! We are excited to have you back and hope it's going to be soon!

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It's a great dive center, but they are very specific on the skills a person needs. They require dry suit certification (and recommend 10 dry suit dives). They let me go with only 4 dry suit dives, but were observing my... More
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