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Into the Blue from Reykjavík


    Tour Operator: Arctic Adventures     5h 30m     Travel method: Mini Bus / Car     Region: Capital Region

Snorkeling in Silfra in Thingvellir National Park in Iceland

Trip difficulty: 3 out of 5 possible. Rated: Moderate Day trip directly from Reykjavik in Iceland.

Tour Highlights: Þingvellir National Park (Thingvellir National Park), Silfra Fissure, Snorkeling, North American and Eurasian tectonic plates.

Tour Details:
- Pick up: Please be ready in time. Please note that it can take 30 minutes for us to arrive. Please note that your vehicle will be marked with the Arctic Adventures logo.
- Wear glasses? You will be wearing snorkeling goggles while in the water and you won’t be able to wear your glasses underneath. So unless you are bringing your own prescription goggles we recommend that you acquire contact lenses for your snorkeling tour.
- What is snorkeling? Participants swim in specially made dry suits through the crystal clear water. We breath through snorkels to have an unobstructed view of the landscape beneath the water level.

On this tour you will be snorkeling between the tectonic plates of Europe and America in the clearest water in the world.

Silfra is located in Thingvellir National Park, and its water runs from the Langjökull glacier located 50 kilometers away, being filtered through lava for 100-200 years! 

The visibility at Silfra is astounding, reaching up to 150 meters. 

You will get the chance to relax as you comfortably drift through the fissure. You will be wearing a dry suit that will keep you warm and will allow you to take your Icelandic geology exploration to the next level.  

Disclaimer: All snorkeling trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents which are caused by its customers or can be traced to there own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.





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Minimum age: 12 years
Difficulty: Moderate



What is included

- Certified PADI Diveguide/Divemaster. 


- All necessary snorkeling gear; including a specially made suit to keep you warm and dry in the glacier water. 


  • The tectonic meeting place of America and Europe.
  • Þingvellir National Park
  • The purest glacier water in the world.
  • Up to 100 meters of underwater visibility.
  • One of the world´s top ten dive sites. 

Important information

Warm undergarment clothing (fleece/wool sweater and pants), warm wool socks and a change of clothing (just in case). 



  Attention

All participants are required to read our Snorkeling Handbook prior to participation in the tour. In the handbook you will find important information about medical conditions and requirements.


  • It is important that you can both understand and communicate in English in order to participate in the tour.  

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