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  1. Iceland
  2. Southern Region, Iceland
  3. Selfoss
  4. Silfra

Silfra Fissure Snorkeling Tour with Underwater Photos

Product ID: 166737
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Be the envy of all your friends and snorkel between the tectonic plates of North America and Europe at the Silfra Fissure in Þingvellir National Park.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Snorkel where the tectonic plates of 2 continents are drifting apart
  • Marvel at the amazing colors of the glacier meltwater
  • Get back to wild nature in Þingvellir National Park
  • Benefit from free souvenir photos of your unique experience
Full description
Take part in a once-in-a-lifetime experience and snorkel at a site National Geographic called one of the top dive sites in the world.

Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Þingvellir National Park, the Silfra Fissure lies in a valley where the tectonic plates of North America and Europe drift further apart every year. Gear up in all the necessary snorkeling equipment provided, including neoprene hoods and gloves, a thermal under suit, dry suit and your own mask, snorkel and fins.

Then, swim through the pure, filtered glacial meltwater for the ultimate bucket list experience! Only a few spots are available each day, so secure your place now!
  • Guided snorkeling at the Silfra Fissure
  • Certified PADI dive guide
  • Small group activity
  • Dry suit and other snorkeling equipment to keep you warm and dry
  • Hot drinks and cookies at the end of the experience
  • Free GoPro photos of the experience
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the company's parking lot at Silfra in Thingvellir National Park. You can park your car at P5 parking lot at Thingvellir and walk to the Tröll Snorkel Meeting Point.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
Know before you go
• Pregnant women are not permitted to take part
• You must be physically fit to take part
• You must be comfortable in the water and able to swim
• You must be at least 12 years old
• You must be able to communicate in English
• You must weigh between 45 kilograms (99 pounds) and 120 kilograms (264 pounds)
• You must be at least 145 centimeters and no more than 200 centimeters tall
• Be prepared to wear a sometimes tight and constricting dry suit
• All participants must read, sign and follow the directions on the medical statement form linked in the voucher information section
• You will need to get medical clearance from a doctor in order to participate if you are over 60 years old
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Product ID: 166737