Silfra is one of the top dive sites in the world and situated in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Thingvellir, only about 50 km from Reykjavik. Silfra is a freshwater fissure about 60-63 meter deep, where you can almost see end to end as the water is so clear. The water is so pristine it feels like flying.

By snorkeling in drysuit you will get protection from the cold water if the fissure as the drysuit is constructed from layers of insulating fabric. However we always recommend you rather to take the wetsuit as you will have so much more fun. Adventurebox is the only Icelandic company that offers wetsuit snorkeling in Silfra and we can assure you that you won’t regret snorkeling in the wetsuit. Instead of just floating heavily on the surface like you do in a drysuit you will be able to dive into the fissure in the wetsuit. No diving experience or diving licence is needed.

Price: 17.900 ISK (included in price is pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, guide and all necessary equipment for snorkeling).

With Pickup:
Summer Departures: 9:00 to 9:15 (from 1. April to 30. September)
Winter Departures: 10:00 to 10:15 (from 1. October to 31. March)

Without Pickup:
Meeting time at the Information Center in Þingvellir National Park is approx. 45 min. – 1 hour later

Duration: 4 – 5 hours

Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 155 cm (5’1)
  • Be at least 50 kg (121 lb)
  • Be able to swim
  • Not be pregnant
  • Minimum age 16

Minimum participants: Two people (contact us if you are travelling alone as we might already have a small group departing at your desired date).

Maximum participants: 8 people per guide

Rank: Easy.

We will provide you with all necessary gear required for snorkeling. You will however have to bring:

  • Clothes suited to dress under a drysuit such as long warm underwear or sweat suit, warm socks
  • Warm clothes to wear prior and after the snorkeling
  • Towel
  • Lunch or Snack
  • Camera
  • You can rent a GoPro camera by us

GoPro   –   5900 ISK

Check out these combination tours:

Snorkeling and Caving

Snorkeling and The Golden Circle

Snorkeling and Horseback Riding

Snorkeling and ATV

You can also rent snorkeling equipment from us if you are experienced snorkeler or diver