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Hot and Cold Snorkeling tour


Certified Operator     Tour Operator: DIVE.IS     5 hours     Travel method: Self-Drive     Region: Capital Region

Your adventure begins with the snorkeling tour of Silfra. Silfra, the famous fissure between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates, provides an underwater experience unlike anywhere else on earth. Floating in the crystal clear glacial water will give you the sensation of flying as you pass through an expansive canyon created by the slow separation of the tectonic plates. 

You will be provided with a dry suit and an undergarment to keep you dry and warm while in the near-freezing water. We recommend that you wear thermal long-underwear and wool socks for additional warmth. Make sure to drink some of the Silfra water while you are snorkeling! Who knows when you will be able to drink water so pure again. 

After your 30-40 minute snorkeling session in Silfra, you can explore the Thingvellir area as you wish before moving on to Laugarvatn Fontana to warm up.  

Once you are hot you can continue on the Golden circle which both Thingvellir and Laugarvatn are on. You are only a stone's throw away from the famous hot spring Geysir and Gullfoss waterfall. Have a good trip!





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Minimum age: 12 years
Difficulty: Moderate



What is included

  • guided snorkeling trip
  • all necessary snorkeling equipment
  • hot chocolate and cookies after the snorkeling trip
  • entrance fee of 1.500 ISK per person into Silfra 
  • entrance fee at Laugarvatn Fontana Geothermal Baths

Important information

  • long underwear
  • thick socks
  • suitable clothes for the weather of the day
  • if you wear glasses, please bring contact lenses or your own prescription mask if you have one 
  • bathing suit and towel for your visit to Laugarvatn Fontana 



  Attention

Participants must:


  • have read, signed, and followed directions on the Snorkeling Silfra Medical Statement
  • sign our liability release form at the start of the tour
  • be between 150cm and 200cm in height
  • be between 45kg and 120kg in weight
  • fit within our dry suit size chart 
  • be minimum 12 years of age on the year
  • be comfortable in the water and be able to swim
  • be physically fit
  • be ready to wear a sometimes tight and constricting dry suit
  • be able to communicate in English or have a translator available at all times during the tour
  • not be pregnant

Please note
Participants are not allowed on tour without signing the Snorkeling Silfra Medical Statement and, if necessary, a physician’s approval which can be found on the second page of the Medical Statement document. Please read the Snorkeling Silfra Medical Statement prior to booking to make sure that you are eligible for the tour. Each participant must sign our liability release form at the start of the tour.  




  Meeting Point Information

Silfra snorkeling tour at Thingvellir National park
Thingvellir national park , Selfoss 801, IS

Laugavatn Fontana Geothermal Baths
Hverabraut, Laugarvatn 840, IS

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