Snorkeling Silfra Tour with Pick up

Explore the underwater world of Iceland. Snorkel between the North American and Eurasian continental plates- the best snorkeling tour in Iceland. Free pick-up from Reykjavik!

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Explore the underwater world of Iceland. Snorkel between the North American and Eurasian continental plates- the best snorkeling tour in Iceland. Free pick up from Reykjavik!

Silfra Snorkeling in Iceland- Clearest Water in the World

Visit Iceland for a truly unique underwater excursion! Traverse molten lava and discover mesmerizing canyons hidden in the depths, then immerse yourself in crystal clear waters that connect two continents. Snorkeling here is an unforgettable experience you won't find anywhere else - so come explore all of its spectacular secrets beneath the sea!

Move Your Eyes on Some Highlights of Silfra Snorkeling Tour

  • Silfra fissure
  • Thingvellir is also famous National Park
  • Tectonic plates
  • Hot chocolate and Cookies
  • A Dry suit and Undergarments
  • Silfra cathedral
  • Underwater Photos
  • Hot Bath
  • Glacial water traveling underground lava rock
  • Our guide

A visit to Iceland is not complete without a once in a lifetime, awe-inspiring experience of snorkeling in the glacial waters of Silfra. This tour offers visitors an unforgettable journey throughout the adjacent natural beauty of Thingvellir National Park, along with the chance to observe pristine aquatic wildlife from the safety of their submerged masks.

After being picked up from Reykjavik, participants will receive a full briefing on instructions and safety. Visitors can expect an included dive suit, weighted belt and fins that are provided via layers as they shift from cold to warm temperatures between exploring both silfra fissure and silfra lagoon.

Furthermore, expert guides will be at your side throughout the entire time for assistance; after all, there is no better way to explore Iceland that is fills with glacial water, tectonic plates and rift valley in this snorkeling adventure!

ITINERARY- A Planned Route

Journey Starts from REYKJAVIK to Thingvellir

Reykjavik and Thingvellir National Park are two icons of Iceland, located just thirty minutes away from one another. It's the perfect spot to embark on a snorkeling between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The Silfra snorkeling journey, which is highly rated in Iceland, starts here.

This snorkeling silfra is a unique experience as snorkelers get to explore the glacial water rift between these two continents. You'll be able to witness incredible sights beneath the surface, such as crystal clear fresh water that is over 100 meters deep in some spots! The tour also provides snorkelers with overalls and bright colored hoods for an even more spectacular trip underwater. The atmosphere of this magical place will leave you breathless - and not from snorkeling!

If you are coming with your own transportation, you can meet us at Thingvellir national park.

Snorkeling in Silfra Fissure

As you travel through the Silfra fissure, you will be able to snorkel and explore the crystal clear glacial water. This water runs from the Langjökull glacier, which is about 50 km away. The water has been filtered through lava for 100-200 years. You can also touch the moving lava rocks.

This experience will allow you to get a feel for the power and uniqueness of Icelandic nature in complete calm. The visibility at Silfra reaches 150 meters. Snorkeling Silfra is a fissure that you must visit in Iceland.

All participants must carry necessary snorkeling equipment such as a drysuit, breathing mask and so on.

Our experienced and well-qualified specialist diving guides will make your silfra snorkeling experience memorable. From the moment you get all necessary snorkeling equipment and information that you need, to the time when you dip your toes into silfra's chilly fissure water, our professional diving guides will be with you every step of the way.

You can also take underground water pictures because of the clearest water.  With the snorkeling tour you can experience freezing water, life under the water.

Reach 15 Minutes Before at Silfra Tour Pick Up Service

Our dive vans will be available with all equipment and guides at the Silfra Tour Meet location. Those who have pick up service from Reykjavik, we will pick them up around 8:30 am.

Near to the opening of Thingvellir lake, we will step into a world of unparalleled beauty - Silfra Cathedral. Marvel at exotic geological formations and drift weightlessly through surreal swirls of glacial silt, feeling like you're soaring above majestic boulders - all from 23m below!

Prerequisites of Snorkeling Tour

  • You are not eligible to participate in the tour if you are pregnant.
  • You need to sign at Snorkeling Handbook for to ensure that you are medically fit.
  • The minimum age for the tour is 12 years, but they need to be accompanied by their parents on the same tour.
  • Food is not included so the snorkels need to bring their own.
  • Silfra Admission Fee is application to enter national park and and silfra lagoon.

You can enjoy tour through Iceland all year. Silfra lagoon is the end point of the tour. Discover the wonders of Iceland's unique geology with a 5-hour snorkeling tour at Silfra from Reykjavik!

Take an exciting journey to Thingvellir National Park and explore the crystal clear waters in between two massive continental plates. Plus, including round trip transport is included so you won't have to worry about a thing - just dive right into adventure!

What to Bring

  • Clothes to change after swimming in the water.
  • Dry Suit
  • Towel
  • A warm socks

After snorkeling & other adventures, our guide will offer hot chocolate and cookies to all snorkelers.


How to prepare for this silfra fissure tour?

All the information related to silfra snorkeling, guidelines and itinerary is available here.

Can I take A camera with me on this tour?

Yes, you can bring your own camera to take a snapshot of the clearest water, national parks, glacial water and underground water in Iceland.

What are minimum requirement to participate in Silfra Snorkeling


Your age should be a minimum 12 years and you know how to swim independently.

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