Snorkeling Silfra Selfdrive Tour

Snorkeling Silfra Selfrive Tour
Snorkeling Silfra Selfrive Tour
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  • Duration3 Hours
  • Group size6 pax
  • Meeting LocationÞingvellir National Park

Tour description

Snorkeling Silfra Selfdrive Tour 

This is a selfdrive tour. 

The tour starts at Silfra at the time stated above on this ticket; please be 15 min early. If you arrive after the time, your place on tour cannot be guaranteed.

Please follow the map on page 2 of this ticket. Driving time to Silfra from Reykjavík is ca. 1 hour. If you are early, you can stop at the Thingvellir Information Center, which has a gift shop, cafe, and restrooms. Please note that the National Park charges a 500 ISK fee for car parking to be paid at the meter in the parking lot.


Silfra is a fissure between the North American and Eurasian continental plates. Silfra constantly fills with glacial water trickling through underground lava rock for 30 years. This remarkable crack between two tectonic plates is filled with the clearest water on our planet, allowing for over 100 meters of visibility.

On the snorkeling tour, we will dress you in a dry suit and guide you through the four parts of the Silfra fissure. Floating through Silfra’s crystal clear water is an otherworldly experience; the near-freezing water, stunning colors, and flying sensations provide a unique environment for liquid meditation that you will never forget.

Participants must:

  1. Have read, signed, and followed directions on the Snorkeling Silfra Medical Statement
  2. Sign our liability release form at the start of the tour
  3. Be between 150cm and 200cm in height
  4. Be between 45kg and 120kg in weight
  5. Fit within our dry suit size chart 
  6. Be a minimum of 12 years of age on the year
  7. Be comfortable in the water and be able to swim
  8. Be physically fit
  9. Be ready to wear a sometimes tight and constricting dry suit
  10. Be able to communicate in English or have a translator available at all times during the tour
  11. Not be pregnant

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 before booking to ensure you are eligible for the tour. Each participant must sign our liability release form at the start of the tour. 

Cancellation policy

We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if the booking is canceled 2 days or less before the event. 10% of the tour amount is not refundable. 

What's Included

  • Guided snorkeling trip
  • All necessary snorkeling equipment
  • Hot chocolate and cookies after the snorkeling trip
  • Entrance fee into Silfra

Good To Know

  • Please bring your warm long underwear, warm woolen socks, change of clothing and towel
  • Please bring your contact lenses if you wear glasses

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

Snorkeling in Iceland in the fissure between the continents is a must-do for everyone curious about the underwater world and hungry for unique experiences.

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