SILFRA ICELAND SNORKELING

SILFRA IN THINGVELLIR

THE TOUR

Silfra is one of the top dive sites in the world and situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Thingvellir, only about 50 km from Reykjavik. Silfra is a freshwater fissure about 60-63 meter deep, where you can almost see end to end as the water is so clear. The water is so pristine it feels like flying.

By snorkeling in drysuit you will get protection from the cold water if the fissure as the drysuit is constructed from layers of insulating fabric. However, in the summer time, we always recommend you rather to take the wetsuit as you will have so much more fun. Adventure Vikings is the only Icelandic company that offers wetsuit snorkeling in Silfra and we can assure you that you won’t regret snorkeling in the wetsuit. Instead of just floating heavily on the surface like you do in a drysuit you will be able to dive into the fissure in the wetsuit. No diving experience or diving licence is needed.

PRICE & AVAILABILITY

Price: 16.900 ISK (included in price is guide and all necessary equipment for snorkeling) and 19.900 ISK (included in price is pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, guide and all necessary equipment for snorkeling).

With Pickup:
Summer Departures: 
8:30 to 8:45 and 14:00 to 14:15 (from 1. April to 30. September)
Winter Departures: 
10:00 to 10:15 (from 1. October to 31. March)

Without Pickup:
Meeting time at the Information Center in Þingvellir National Park (https://goo.gl/maps/J2vLU) is approx. 45 min. – 1 hour later

Duration: 4 – 5 hours

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EXTRAS

GoPro   –   5900 ISK

Prerequisites:

Be at least 150 cm (4’11)
Be at least 50 kg (121 lb)
Be able to swim
Not be pregnant
Minimum age 16

Minimum participants: Two people
Maximum participants: 8 people per guide

Rank: Easy.

WHAT TO BRING

We will provide you with all necessary gear required for snorkeling. You will however have to bring:

  • Clothes suited to dress under a drysuit
    - such as long warm underwear or sweat suit, warm socks
  • Warm clothes to wear prior and after the snorkeling
  • Towel
  • Lunch or Snack
  • Camera
  • You can rent a GoPro camera by us
 

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