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Silfra: Snorkeling with Underwater Photos Without Transport

Product ID: 78785
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Snorkel and immerse yourself in the bright blue and crystal clear waters of Silfra, one of the top dive sites in the world, where visibility reaches up to 100 meters. Meet your guide and group directly at the site in Silfra.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel between two continents, ending the tour in "the real blue lagoon"
  • Experience one of the purest and clearest waters you’ll find on the planet
  • View Silfra from the surface while the slow current carries you through the stunning underwater landscape
Full description
Drysuit snorkeling in Silfra rift, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Thingvellir National Park, is definitely an out-of-this-world adventure and a hidden natural wonder with 100 meters of underwater visibility and bright colors make the experience almost unrealistic. The pristine water in Silfra is one of the purest and clearest waters you’ll find on the planet.

When snorkeling in Silfra, you are traveling between two continents, ending the tour in a lagoon often called "the real blue lagoon" because of the bright blue color of its water. Snorkeling in Silfra rift, where you are guided into this magnificent scenery, is a total must-see for all nature and adventure thirsty individuals and groups. You will view Silfra from the surface while the slow current carries you through the stunning underwater landscape. You will stay dry underneath your drysuit or, for the more adventurous, choose the wetsuit to feel the natural cool waters.
Includes
  • Snorkeling tour
  • Wetsuit or drysuit (depending on option selected)
  • English speaking guide
  • Free photos of your experience
  • Hot chocolate
What’s Not Included
  • Bathing suit
  • Warm clothes
  • Towel
  • Round-trip transportation to Reykjavik
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
  • People under 4 ft 8 in (145 cm)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is Silfra parking lot in Thingvellir National Park. Park your car at “Thingvellir P5” and walk 400 yards back along the road until you reach a smaller parking lot with all the snorkel and dive vans.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Waterproof camera
Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Be at minimum 45kg (99 lbs) / maximum 120kg (264 lbs)
• Be at minimum 145cm (4’9) tall / maximum 200cm (6’7) tall
• Glasses not allowed. Contacts lenses required or, if you own one, a prescription diving mask.
• You must be able to swim
• You don't need to be certified diver, this tour is for everyone who feels comfortable in the water
• If pregnant, you are not allowed on this tour
• Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
• Warm undergarment clothing is advised (fleece/wool sweater, pants and thick socks)
• Suitable clothes for the weather of the day
• Additional things to bring: towel, lunch or snack, camera
• You can rent a GoPro camera (6900 ISK)

From £79.10 per person

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Product ID: 78785