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Silfra Fissure Snorkeling Tour with Underwater Photos

Silfra Fissure Snorkeling Tour with Underwater Photos

From US$ 137.88 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
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
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Instant confirmation
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. 

  • Access to Silfra
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport for activity duration: Other water transport
  • Hot chocolate
  • Hot chocolate
  • Wetsuit
  • Photos taken by the guide
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 12 years
    • Pregnant women
    • People under 3 ft 9 in (120 cm)
    • People over 6 ft 6 in (200 cm)
    • People over 65 years
    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 313 reviews

    Review summary

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    Our tour guide, Mike, was amazing! He was so patient and explained things very well. We kept a comfortable pace and the pictures he took came out fabulous!! I highly recommend this tour - the fissure is absolutely breathtaking and you really can’t appreciate the unique beauty without seeing it in person!

    August 29, 2021

    The face was cold going in, but every other body part was warm in the suit. The water is clear and easy to see everything, especially the deep parts. It’s definitely an opportunity you can’t pass up on: when will you snorkel in ice cold water again, especially in between two tectonic plates? Thank you to Anna (Anna Lena?) for providing a great experience. She was informative and funny. An approachable guide that joked around with me and my college friends.

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    August 27, 2021

    Amazing tour! Everyone was nice, helped us to get dressed and stay dry :) while enjoyed the amazing underwater landscape! Good to know that they give you a warm suit to wear under the dry suit, so if the weather is fine is not required to have too many warm clothes. Cool pictures, shared really fast! We really enjoyed the day!

    August 25, 2021

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