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Drysuit Snorkeling in Silfra

Drysuit Snorkeling in Silfra

Silfra is one of the world’s top dive sites, located at Thingvellir.

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. The tour operator 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.

The tour is operated by DaytripFactory Partner

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Location / pickup or no pickup:  Pick up and or drop off at your hotel or guest house at extra cost. If no pick upp meet with the tour at the Information Center in Þingvellir National Park is approx. 45 min. – 1 hour after scheduled pick up (see at booking).

Included: guide and all necessary equipment for snorkeling.

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

Difficulti level: Easy and no snorkeling experience required.

What 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 tour operator

Tour operator: DaytripFactory Partner