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From Reykjavik: Diving in Silfra with Underwater Photos

Product ID: 384187
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Don't miss your chance to drysuit dive in Silfra. Dive into the crystal-clear waters and explore the dramatic underwater landscape of the Silfra Fissure. Hang out underwater between continental plates.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 - 5 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup optional

Pick-up is between 7:15 AM and 7:45 AM, and is available from some hotels and designated bus stops in Reykjavik

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Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from a small-group experience with three divers or less
  • Explore the crystal-clear waters and dramatic underwater landscape
  • Warm up with hot chocolate after the dive
Full description
Silfra Fissure is located in Thingvellir National Park, between the world's two largest continental plates, the North American and Eurasian. The 35 to 39-degree Fahrenheit glacier water has been filtered through the lava from Langjökull Glacier for between 30 and 100 years.

Your PADI drysuit-certified guide will lead you through the Big Crack, Silfra Hall, the Cathedral, and Silfra Lagoon. The depth of the fissure is about 65 feet at the deepest point and from the beginning to the end, the cathedral is about 320 feet long.

You can see right across from the one end to the other, especially towards the end in the Silfra Lagoon. After your once-in-a-lifetime diving experience, warm up with a hot chocolate and take in the views of some of Iceland's finest scenery.
Includes
  • Entry to Silfra
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Reykjavik
  • All gear for drysuit diving
  • Certified dive instructor
  • Underwater photos
  • One long drysuit dive between continents
  • SCUBA equipment
  • Hot chocolate after the dive
What’s Not Included
  • Warm clothes and wool socks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 6 ft 6 in (200 cm)
  • People under 99 lbs (45 kg)
  • People under 4 ft 8 in (145 cm)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Park at “Thingvellir P5” & walk 400m back along the road until you reach a smaller car park with all the snorkel & dive vans. Please be there, ready to meet your guide 5-10 min before your tour is due to begin. Stick to main roads & dont take any short cuts to Silfra, especially in winter.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Thermal clothing
Know before you go
• This activity is limited to PAID-certified divers with drysuit dive certification
• Height and weight restrictions apply

From US$ 250.71 per person

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Adventure Vikings

Product ID: 384187