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Snorkeling Trips to Silfra

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Thingvellir National Park | Silfra, Thingvellir, Iceland
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Warm & Dry Snorkeling in Clear Glacier Water

The Snorkeling Tour in Silfra with Dive.IS is a well organized activity that will give you the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BHScogg
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Incredible experience snorkeling in crystal clear (and freezing!) waters

A very unique snorkeling experience in crystal clear waters. Although you're not technically... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Neha G
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Snorkelling Trips to Silfra in the National Park Thingvellir are operated by DIVE.IS. We conduct a variety of different Snorkeling Day Tours, such as the all time bestseller, the Snorkeling Silfra Day Tour or a number of Combo Tours where you can combine Snorkeling in Silfra with the Golden Circle or Caving in a lava tube or a visit to the Blue Lagoon or Horseback Riding or more...
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Thingvellir National Park | Silfra, Thingvellir, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

The Snorkeling Tour in Silfra with Dive.IS is a well organized activity that will give you the unique opportunity to swim between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Although a bit expensive, you are provided with all the necessary gear that you will require...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very unique snorkeling experience in crystal clear waters. Although you're not technically snorkeling between two tectonic plates, you get to see some cool geological features under the super clear water. Yes, it's cold and yes you will get slightly uncomfortable especially towards the end....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dreamt about this place, and since we arrived we were received with a welcoming mood. Quick paperwork and then Andi explained us tips and tricks about snorkeling at Silfra. He was guiding us in a really german way, tactic and efficient :D clearing doubt...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the snorkeling portion of the tour on the morning of June 2nd. Ele was our guide and she was amazing! I cannot say enough good things about her. She was friendly, funny, and helpful. She truly made the experience for me. The snorkeling...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Giancarlo was my diving guide and he was extremely helpful, informative about the geology of Thingvellir, and patient with me as I tried to figure out how to use the dry suit equipment. The suit I had trained with in the US was quite different...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a little hesitant about snorkeling because the water is a chilly 36 degrees, but Irish Richard got us suited up in our waterproof dry suits and had us laughing in no time. We were a little late because we went to the wrong...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want to start my saying our guide Steve was AMAZING. He was very informative, helpful, and a great time. This once in a lifetime experience is definitely one to put on top of your list if you are visiting Iceland. And if you can,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed snorkeling with DIVE.IS. Our guide, Fee, was phenomenal and she walked us through the whole process (getting equipment on, what to expect, and snorkeling through the rift). Booking online was easy, and all information needed to prepare for the activity was easily...More

Thank Jessica W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 5days travelling in uttarakhand (Corbett park & nannital) .it was an amazing tour.very thanks also to the professionalism of the driver pritpal he is a good and experienced driver. and thanks to explore India day tour. Is this company Make's my travel easy...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me start off by saying that this is an incredible experience for the right person, however this is definitely not for everyone. We went with a group of ten friends all in our mid twenties and active. Our thoughts of the experience were very...More

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Response from Kristian V | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa. The water is cold which is the only challenge. It’s not a physically demanding experience. Sound’s like you’ll be fine but make sure that you are ok with the instructions. Enjoy 👍
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Response from es488 | Reviewed this property |
We used dive.is give them a call or email on... dive@dive.is +(354) 578 6200
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Response from boots666 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you must although the suits are very buoyant there is a strong current at one point that you are required to swim so you do not float out to the lake. I am a good swimmer and I would not have felt safe if I was not able... More
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