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Into the Blue / Snorkeling in Silfra

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Duration

3 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

Description

Book a tour of “Into the Blue / Snorkeling in Silfra” with us. A Galaxy always changes its route and views. With every change, it surprises the eyes of nature lovers. Likewise, our tour “Intro the Blue/Snorkeling in Silfra” is the continuation of beauty that changes its route and view with every tour we offer. Never miss our new touristic jewel, “Into the Blue/Snorkeling in Silfra”. 

How do We Join this tour, “Into the Blue/Snorkeling in Silfra?

You have to be at the Silfra car parking 15 minutes before we set on the tour. You will find a meeting point at the parking lot for “Into the Blue / Snorkeling in Silfra tour. To start sightseeing, you will see a visitor center and a viewpoint for Þingvellir on your right side. If you drive for 5-10 minutes on Road 36, you will see the information Centre on your left hand. Hereafter, you will take a turn right towards the national park area. If you keep on driving for 3-4minutes further, you will find the car parking on the right hand. The vehicles with Arctic Adventures logos will be available here. To include equipment, we recommend you bring glassesa snorkeling mask, a prescription mask, and contact lenses that will be useful while diving. 

What is Snorkelling in “Into the Blue/Snorkeling in Silfra?

Diving into water is amazing. You will enjoy it tremendously when Snorkelling becomes a part of your touristic diving. Snorkeling entertains swim in specially made dry suits through the crystal clear water. In this activity, you can both breathe through snorkels and have a view of the landscape within the water. Amazingly, this diving activity that we know as snorkeling will take place right between the tectonic plates. You will find these plates- European and American Plates in the clearest water in the world in “Into the Blue / Snorkeling in Silfra tour.

See the Icelandic geology as follows:

  •  Þingvellir 
  •  Silfra 
  •  Snorkeling 
  • Tectonic Plates of North American/Eurasia

To see the snorkeling in added form, you will reach Silfra that is located in the Thingvellir National Park. Its diving potential becomes increased because its water runs from the Langjokull glacier that is 50 km away. You will find this water being filtered through lava for years 100-200. You will find its visibility astounding which is reaching up to 150 meters. Be relaxed comfortably through the fissure, wear a dry suit. It will make you warm and enable you to explore the Icelandic beauty in a new spirit for the “Into the Blue / Snorkeling in Silfra tour. 

Disclaimer: Tourism Iceland does not accept any responsibility for any accident that is a part of the outdoor activity. You have to sign a waiver that states that the outdoor adventure is prone to likely risks. 

What do We Visit?

  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Silfra Fissure

Consider the Following to Bring

  • Please wear warm undergarment clothing. If you bring warm wool socks and a change of clothing (just in case), much useful.

Booking in advance

  • Cut off: 4 hours

Physical difficulty level

  • Moderate

Cancellation policy of Tour “Into the Blue/Snorkeling in Silfra”

  • Cancellation fee 100% if you cancel the booking 1 day or less before the event. 

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • All participants are required to read our Snorkelling Handbook prior to participation in the tour
  • In the handbook you will find important information about medical conditions and requirements
  • It is important that you can both understand and communicate in English in order to participate in the tour

Itinerary

Included/Excluded

  • Certified PADI Dive guide/Dive master
  • All necessary snorkeling gear; including a specially made suit to keep you warm and dry in the glacier water
  • The tectonic meeting place of America and Europe
  • Þingvellir National Park
  • The purest glacier water in the world
  • Up to 100 meters of underwater visibility
  • One of the world´s top ten dive sites

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Sophia

29/11/2021
Had a remarkable experience while traveling with TourismIceland. Everything was planned well. Thanks!
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Terry

29/11/2021
I had an amazing tour. Enjoyed a lot. Satisfied with tourism Iceland's services
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