Silfra: Snorkeling and Golden Circle Tour with Free Photos

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Silfra: Snorkeling and Golden Circle Tour with Free Photos

From US$ 204.11 per person

The snorkeling and Golden Circle tour gives you a wonderful experience of Icelandic nature. Drive around the wondrous island and see for yourself the diversity of this mind-boggling scenery.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Small group
Limited to 12 participants
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup at some hotels in downtown Reykjavík as well as designated bus stops. look out for a minivan with the local partner's logo on it. Pickup: Summer departures: 7:45 AM - 8:15 AM (from April 1 to October 31). Winter departures: 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM (from November 1 to March 31).

Experience

Highlights
  • Choose whether you snorkel in a wetsuit or drysuit
  • Snorkel in Silfra between two continents and travel between the American and European continental plates
  • See 100 meters under water where visibility and bright colors make the experience almost unrealistic
  • Visit the main places of the Golden Circle that characterize Icelandic beauty
Full description
How about starting the day with snorkeling in Silfra, a freshwater fissure known to be one of the best diving spots in the world and then drive around beautiful Iceland? Then try The Snorkeling and Golden Circle tour. You can choose whether you snorkel in a wetsuit or drysuit. The difference is in a wetsuit you can dive underneath the surface and explore more of the wonders of Silfra, a freshwater fissure around 60 meters deep. You will not need any experience in diving nor snorkeling. After snorkeling, you will be taken on the Golden Circle tour, which is the most popular tourist route in Iceland. Start at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Þingvellir, where Althing was established around 930. Þingvellir is where Europe and America meet. You will also visit the geothermal active valley Haukadalur where the hot spring geysers Geysir and Strokkur are, as well as the waterfall Gullfoss and the volcano crater Kerið. All the guides are locals and Icelandic nature has been their playground for years.
Includes
  • Snorkeling equipment including snorkel, mask, and fins
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snorkeling photos
  • Hot chocolate
  • Swimsuit
  • Warm clothes
  • Towel
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People under 3 ft 9 in (120 cm)
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Snacks
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Prerequisites:
  • You must be at least 150 cm (4 feet)
  • You must be at least 45 kg (99 pounds)
  • You must be able to swim
  • You must not be pregnant
  • Minimum age: 14
  • You can rent a GoPro camera (6900 ISK)
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Snorkeling the Silfra rift is the most memorable adventure of the trip to Iceland! Swimming in the beauty of the crystal clear, glacial water between two tectonic plates exceeded all expectations. Adventure Vikings provided a wonderful guide, Adam. He was welcoming, engaging, and encouraging. This tour is a must and will certainly be on the to-do list for the return trip.

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July 5, 2019

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