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Silfra Fissure Snorkeling Tour with Underwater Photos

Silfra Fissure Snorkeling Tour with Underwater Photos

From US$ 139.27 per person

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

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • 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 that National Geographic called one of the top dive sites in the world.

Gear up in all the necessary snorkeling equipment provided, including neoprene hoods and gloves, a thermal undersuit, 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.

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. 

  • 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
    • Pregnant women
    • People under 3 ft 9 in (120 cm)
    • Children under 12 years
    • People over 65 years
    • People over 6 ft 6 in (200 cm)
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    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 60 years old or over
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 328 reviews

    Review summary

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    What an incredible experience! As long as you dress with enough appropriate layers under the dry suit, you actually will not get cold. The cold water has the potential to slowly seep through your gloves and hood, but I didn't even notice. Our guide gave a great word of advice...keep your hands behind your back and they will stay warm! I would do this adventure again and again. Our tour guide was awesome (Kevin). Having gone on the first tour of the day, we had the entire experience to ourselves. Hands-down, one of the top ten things we have ever done in our life. Highly recommended for all! Our successful attire under the dry suit: synthetic wicking layer, following by thin wool turtleneck, then Neoprene...this worked like a charm!

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    January 9, 2022

    Great tour. The drysuits keep out all water and it is nowhere near as cold as feared. The view into the Sifra column is awesome and our tour guide Anna-Lena was very attentive and took care of everyone very well. Would book this tour again and again, big thumbs up

    December 11, 2021

    Fede was an excellent guide! She explained so much about the Silfra and gave a detailed guide to how to enjoy and swim while wearing our dry suit. Definitely it was an unforgettable experience that will be cherished forever! Also, it's not as cold as you would have imagined, so get on board with the experience of your life!

    December 5, 2021

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