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Select a departure time to suit your schedule  from your central Reykjavik hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan destined or Thingvellir National Park. Receive a fascinating introduction to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site from your experienced guide, and hear of the mystifying Silfra fissure, a natural rift in the earth’s crust. 

On arrival, don your dry suit and snorkel and prepare to plunge into the crystalline depths of the Silfra fissure. Listen to a comprehensive safety briefing and then descend to discover a mesmerizing underwater tableau.  Gaze at a ravine that stretches some 82 feet (25 meters) below the water's surface and then follow your guide to some of the fissure’s most scenic spots. Glide effortlessly between American and European continents and see jagged rocks and gaping voids that lead to the molten core of planet Earth. 

After approximately 40 minutes of exploration, return to sea level to dry off and relax during your journey to Reykjavik, where your tour concludes. 

Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.
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Thingvellir National Park
Arctic Adventures
Discover the underwater wonderland that glitters beneath the surface of Thingvellir National Park during n incredible 5.5 hour snorkeling adventure tour  from Reykjavik. With a knowledgeable guide, travel to the UNESCO-listed national park and plunge into the crystal-clear waters to see a hypnotizing underwater tableau. Explore Silfra fissure, a rift in the earth‘s crust between the continents of North Ameria an Europe, and see a fascinating array of flora and fauna. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 6 participants per guide.
  • Snorkeling experience in Silfra fissure, located in Thingvellir National park from Reykjavik
  • Certified PADI diverguide / Divemaster
  • Admire the raw landscape of the UNESCO-listed national park
  • Visit Lake Thingvallavatn and snorkeling in the blue depts of Silfra fissure
  • Learn how the rift between the European and American tectonic plates slowly drifts apart by the force of nature
  • Small-group tour, limited to 6 people per guide, ensuring a more personalized experience
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Reviewed 27 June 2018
Thanks from MT

Thank you Luis, Manuel and Ivan for guiding us through the silfa fissure. Not only was snorkeling a great experience, but you made the adventure much more memorable. You were accommodating and fun. Thanks again!More

Thank sjball2776
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear sjball2776, Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, we appreciate it! We will make sure to let our team at Silfra know how much you appreciated their services - we always love hearing that our customers enjoyed their tour with us...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile
Vlad and Alex - great guides!

This tour was great! Cold...but great! What a unique experience. Vlad and Alex were our guides - they were informative, funny, and happy to take pictures.More

Thank Kaitlin D
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hey Kaitlin D, Thank you for rating us, we appreciate it! There is no deying that Silfra is really cold, the water is always at 2-4¨C, but the experience of floating along with the current and seeing colors like never before makes facing the cold...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile
Certainly a thing to do!

Amazing place, worth every penny. The guide was nice and helpful. Even had a hot chocolate at the end of the tour to warm up! Shame that the pictures taken are circa 35€ for the lot...More

Thank Kermit1990
Corentin H, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Dear Amandine B, We thank you for taking the time to write us this review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour that much. It is true that this place worth the visit, to snorkel between 2 tectonic plates is once in...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile
Don’t spend extra $$!!

The actual snorkeling was well worth it and worth every penny. The scenery was beautiful and it is a once in a life time experience. However, the pictures that they took were very poor. There is no way to tell who is who and they...More

Thank Chris O
Mariana L, Customer Care at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Chris O, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this feedback on your tour with us. We really appreciate input like yours to help us maintain or improve our service.We are sorry for the misunderstanding with the photos, we will make sure...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile
Snorkeling at Silfra

This was an absolutely amazing experience. Although it might seem expensive it is worth every penny. Even though the water was 2°C it didn't feel cold thanks to the dry suit provided.More

Thank JohnRfoster
Larissa W, Sales at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Dear JohnRfoster, thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience so much, this is exactly what we look to offer to our customers. Thank you for choosing us to go on this adventure with, we hope...More

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