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Small-Group Silfra Wetsuit Snorkeling Experience - FREE Photos

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    What to Expect

    Be picked up from your Reykjavík accommodation (if option selected) in morning or afternoon, or meet at Thingvellir National Park, about 50 km from Reykjavik. Once you have met your PADI divemaster certified guide, he or she will be going through the procedure and safety measures of your tour. After, you will put on your gear and head to an exotic underwater canyon/fissure, Silfra, created as the continental plates drift apart at a rate of about 2 cm per year. Silfra is a freshwater fissure where you can see at least 100 meters ahead of you. The water here is so clear and pristine it feels like flying. The approximate time in the water is around 40 minutes. By snorkeling in wetsuit you will be more flexible to dive under and free-dive. Therefore you should bring your bathing suit to wear underneath the wetsuit. End the snorkeling tour by warming up with some hot chocolate before you head back.

    Stop At:

    • Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir Iceland
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Silfra meeting point, Vallarvegur, Iceland

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up is offered from selected Reykjavik pick up points.
    Pick up is 75 minutes prior tour start at the National park (drive takes about an hour).


    • Reykjavik Domestic Airport, Reykjavik Iceland

    Skarfabakki , BSI Bus Terminal , Bus stop 1 - City Hall , Bus stop 2 - The Pond, Bus stop 3 - Lækjargata, Bus stop 4 - Tryggvagata , Bus stop 5 - Harpa Concert Hall , Bus stop 8 - Hallgrímskirkja , Bus stop 9 - Snorrabraut , Bus stop 10 - Hlemmur Square , Bus stop 11 - Austurbær , Bus stop 12 - Höfðatorg , Bus stop 13 - Rauðarárstígur
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • National Park fees
    • PADI dive-master certified guide
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • FREE snorkeling photos
    • Hot chocolate after snorkeling
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pick up and drop off (if option not selected)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Participants over the age of 65 need to bring an physicians approval
    • Minimum age is 14 years, please reach out regarding younger participants
    • A maximum of 6 participants per guide
    • All participants must know how to swim and be comfortable in water
    • Guests are required to sign a liability release form at the start of the tour
    • From 1. Mar – 30. Oct: 9:00, 12:00 (Pick up starts 75 minutes prior)
    • From 1. Nov – 28 Feb: 10:00 & 13:00 (Pick up starts 75 minutes prior)
    • Duration 2 - 3 hours without pick up / 4 - 4,5 hours with transport from Reykjavik
    • NOT wear glasses, so if you have a prescription mask, please bring it with you. If not, we advise you to get contact lenses before you join us for snorkeling.
    • Its good to wear a swimsuit underneath the wetsuit and bring a towel
    • All participants must be able to communicate in English
    • Recommended to bring a change of clothes and woolen socks
    • IMPORTANT: If you wish to be picked up from your central Reykjavik hotel or hostel, please provide details of the hotel/hostel in the relevant field at checkout
    • NB! No pick up available for 15:00 tour
    • Be at minimum 145cm (4’9) tall / maximum 200cm (6’7) tall
    • Be at minimum 45kg (99 lbs) / maximum 120kg (264 lbs)
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    A fantastic experience with a fantastic guide named Piotr (Peter)! He explained everything very well and we felt safe. A general problem (not the fault of the guide) is the long waiting queue before entering the water. We waited in our suits outside in the cols wind and snow for
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    I have read much about the experience of diving in Silfra, watched videos, but nothing can live up to the real experience of being in the crystal clear water, being able to see up to the rocks that make up the walls of the fissure. The expert assistance provided by Adventure
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    Me and my sister booked a combo tour of Snorkelling at Silfra and Horse Riding, and were beyond impressed with Adventure Vikings. We did the wetsuit dive and even thought it was snowing and I've never been that cold in my life, the experience was indescribable. The water was so
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    Definately cold, definately different definately fun and worth while! Although it is cold being in a wetsuit, you soon forget about the temperature when you can dive down into the clearest waters! Deyan was an amazing guide, making sure everyone was comfortable, having a good
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    I went to snorkel silfra and chose the wetsuit option, it was extraordinary and worth every cent that the tour cost! The water and visibility was amazing and although the water was cold, you get used to really quickly and your fine. My guide was Piotr and he was really
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