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Snorkelling in Silfra Small-Group Adventure from Reykjavik

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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. 
    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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    Reviewed yesterday

    The dry suits made the 34 degree water totally doable and the guides were very professional, fun, and knowledgeable and the hot chocolate at the end was much appreciated!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Sara Z
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    A wonderful day. Julia was fantastic and great fun on the amazing Silfra snorkel trip and our drivers there and during the Golden Circle were both great characters, informative but not overbearing

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Whattoput1970
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were a group of 6 and took this trip. It was amazing! The van picked us up from a bus stop, which was close to our hotel and easy to find. We drove about an hour (with great scenery on the way). Our guide...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank tammye89
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Recommend highly if you love the water. It was not a cold 4 degrees C. Don’t expect to free dive as the buoyancy in the dry suit makes it nearly impossible. Don’t expect to touch two tectonics plates here as they are about 5km apart....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank William W
    Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

    What an amazing experience! With water so blue and glacier cold, it’s an event that will be a highlight of your trip to Iceland. The staff was patient with first-time snorkelers, funny about the encompassing gear, and knowledgeable about the site. Louis was an experienced...More

    Thank hmbecca
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