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Silfra: Wetsuit Snorkeling with Pickup and Underwater Photos

Product ID: 74057
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Wetsuit snorkeling in Silfra is the thing you must do when you visit Iceland. Silfra is one of the top dive sites in the world. In wetsuits, you can freedive down and see Silfra from a different angle than by drysuit snorkeling.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Icelandic

Pickup included

Allocated hotels and designated bus stops in Reykjavik City. • 1 Mar to 30 September: 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM (pick up 75 minutes prior) • 1 to 31 October: 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM (pick up 75 minutes prior) • 1 November to 28 February: 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM (pick up starts 75 minutes prior)
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Snorkel in Silfra and travel between the American and European continental plates
  • See 100 meters of underwater visibility and bright colors, making this experience almost unrealistic
  • Be guided into this magnificent scenery is a total must-see for all nature and adventure thirsty individuals and groups
  • Freedive down and see Silfra in a different angle then from drysuit snorkeling
Full description
This wetsuit snorkeling tour in Silfra rift located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Thingvellir National Park is definitely an out of this world adventure and a hidden natural wonder, where the 100 meter 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 the 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 have more freedom in terms of movements and are able to free dive by holding your breath. The wetsuits used are 6 millimeter in thickness and isolate the body well from the cold water.

However, when wearing wetsuit, water always gets underneath the suit, which slowly warms up. You´ll need to bring a bathing suit to wear underneath the wetsuit. This local tour operator is the only snorkeling company in Iceland that offers wetsuit and the guide are all locals and Silfra has been their playground for years.
Includes
  • Snorkeling tour
  • All snorkeling equipment
  • English-speaking guide
  • Free photos of your experience
  • Hot chocolate
What’s Not Included
  • Bathing suits
  • Warm clothes
  • Towels
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Swimwear
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Prerequisites: be at least 145 cm (4'8")
• Be at least 45 kg (99 lb)
• Be able to swim
• Not be pregnant
• Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
• What to bring: Bathing suits, warm clothes (fleece/wool sweater and pants, thick socks), towels, suitable clothes for the weather of the day, lunch or snack and camera
• You can rent a GoPro camera from the local tour operator (6900 ISK)
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 34 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.9/5

Organized by

Adventure Vikings

Product ID: 74057