Diving & Snorkeling


The Silfra fissure is very unique and one of the most popular diving sites in Iceland. Silfra is a fascinating site of wonder. There you can dive in naturally lava filtered 2° C water, with up to 100 meters of visibility. You will dive in a depth of a maximum of 18 meters.


DS-02 – Tour Description Silfra Diving Tour

Silfra is located in Þingvellir, a location rich in history and geology, a divide between the Eurasian and the North American tectonic plates. You will go on one dive and you will be accompanied by experienced diving guides around Silfra fissure on your exploration of this magnificent site. The clarity of the water and the rock formations are truly a marvel of nature. You will explore four parts of Silfra which include the Big Crack, The Silfra Hall, Silfra Cathedral and Silfra Lagoon, each with it‘s marvelous architecture and splendor.

Keep in mind that the water is very cold 2-4°C. Pick up is available from your accommodation in Reykjavík for an extra fee. You can also meet up with the guides directly at Þingvellir. Please read the requirements for the tour described below very carefully.

If you have friends or family who are not certified divers but would also like to experience Silfra, they would be very welcome to join the Snorkeling Silfra Day Tour.

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Book your Silfra diving tour here:

Season: All year
Departure Days:
Duration of the Tour: Approximately 3-5 hours (when booking with pick up in Reykjavik approx. 6 to 8 hours)

Included: Fully guided diving tour, all necessary diving equipment,  1 guided dive, hot chocolate and cookies after the tour, entrance fee into Silfra

Requirements of the tour:

This Silfra diving tour is an adventurous experience and participants must:

    • be a certified diver at the level of PADI Open Water or equivalent
    • have dry suit diving certification and a logged dry suit dive within two years of the tour date
      have at least 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of the tour date and be able to provide written proof from a diving instructor of these dry suit dives. The form for the instructor to sign can be downloaded here.
    • be at minimum 150cm / maximum 200cm
    • be at minimum 45kg / maximum 120kg
    • be at least 17 years of age (signature of legal guardian required for under 18 year old participants)
    • be physically fit
    • be able to communicate in English
    • be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit
    • not be pregnant

All participants age 60 or older and all participants under a doctor’s care for any ongoing medical condition must have a medical form signed by their physician. The medical form can be viewed and downloaded here.

Please note that each participant must sign our liability release form at the start of the tour. Our liability release form can be viewed here.

Please bring your SCUBA dive certification card, proof of dry suit certification or 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of tour date, long underwear, thick socks and a small towel. It is not possible to wear glasses – please bring contact lenses if needed

Start of the tour: Start from Reykjavik or meet on location. Please select the correct booking form below.

Please contact us if you have any question regarding this tour. Please include the tour code (DS-02). This Silfra diving tour is operated by one of our reliable partners.

Book your diving tour with meet on location here:


Book your Silfra diving tour with pick-up from Reykjavik here:


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