Go snorkeling in Silfra
National park tours

Go snorkeling in Silfra

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Silfra
  • Snorkel between two tectonic plates
  • Enjoy a tasty cup of hot cocoa
What to expect

Go on an unforgettable adventure in Silfra. This crack between the North American and Eurasian continental plates is filled with incredible clear glacier water which gives it visibility of over 100 meters.

Put on your drysuit and follow your guide around the four parts of Silfra. Look down into the crack and around the tectonic plates, be amazed by the spectacular visibility. Feel the peaceful atmosphere the crystal clear ice-cold water filled with beautiful colors create.

Coming out of the water your guide will prepare a tasty cup of hot cocoa with some delicious cookies to warm you up.

Read more
What's included
  • 3-hour guided snorkeling trip
  • English speaking expert guide
  • All necessary snorkeling equipment
  • Hot chocolate and cookies
  • Entrance fee into Silfra
What's not included
  • Warm clothing (long thermal underwear, warm wool socks, hat, gloves and scarf)
  • Þingvellir National Park, selfoss 801, IS

Meeting point:

Snorkeling Silfra at Thingvellir National Park (look for Thingvellir Parking P5 on Google Maps), park your car at parking lot P5 and take a short walk to the Silfra parking lot.

What to remember
  • A minimum age of 12 years is required to participate
  • You have to be physically fit to join this tour
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate
  • You need to have a minimum height of 150cm and maximum height of 200cm and a minimum weight of 45kg and a maximum weight of 120kg to participate
  • For this tour it is important that you are able to swim and feel comfortable in the water
  • Keep in mind you have to wear a sometimes tight and constricting dry suit
  • It is important to have read, signed and followed directions on the Snorkeling Silfra Medical Statement
  • You need to sign the liability release form at the start of the tour
  • Please remember to bring warm clothing (long thermal underwear, warm wool socks, a hat, gloves and scarf)
  • On the day of the tour, you can park your car at the Þingvellir Parking P5 and walk to the meeting point from there
Read more
  • Departing daily
  • Times vary per day, check calendar for departure times
Read more
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

You might also like

Water Activities

Wallowing in the steamy waters of the Blue Lagoon is one of this 100% Iceland experiences that defin...

City tours

Discover the world's most northerly capital on this tour of Reykjavik. See Iceland's colourful corru...

National park tours

Iceland is famous for its glaciers but until recently, what lies underneath the Langjokull glacier h...

National park tours

Every winter, Iceland's mighty glaciers are covered in a healthy dusting of snow - ideal for zooming...

Panoramic tours

If you want to escape the city and see a bit more of Iceland, this trip is ideal. It introduces you ...


Boasting bountiful produce from both land and sea, Icelandic cuisine is as delicious as it is varied...