Snorkeling Between Continents in Silfra with Photos Included

3 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 6
Mobile ticket


You'll arrive at Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Once there, you'll take a short journey through the volcanic, moss-laden fields of the park. Here, you will listen as your friendly and experienced PADI Divemaster guide.

Later, you'll receive all of the necessary equipment for snorkeling in Silfra, including neoprene hoods and gloves, a thermal drysuit, snorkel and fins. The equipment will keep you buoyant throughout your time in the fissure, as well as offering a protection against the water.

Once in the water, your eyes will meet the incredible shades of blue so prevalent in the fissure, as well as the natural under-water flora canyon walls. As you are swimming you will have the opportunity to swim across continents, as you will be switching back and forth from the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. After the tour GoPRO pictures will be sent to you by email for free.


  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Guided snorkeling tour in Silfra Fissure
  • Free GoPro photos from the tour (underwater and out of the water)
  • Small-group guaranteed & personal experience
  • Certified PADI dive / Dive-master Guide for Snorkeling Tour
  • Drysuit and all other snorkeling equipment that will keep you warm and dry
  • Hot chocolate/tea and chocolate bar after snorkeling

What to expect


Snorkel between the continents in the Silfra fishure is an amazing adventure, join us in the Þingvellir national park for a refreshing experience in the clearest glacier waters in Iceland.

Stop At:

• Silfra, Thingvellir Iceland

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Have read, signed, and followed directions on the Snorkeling Silfra Medical Statement Form – You can sign the form at the meeting location.
  • Be comfortable in water and be able to swim.
  • Communicate in English at the time of the tour.
  • Be physically fit.
  • You must be ready to wear a tight and constricting dry suit to protect your body from the cold.
  • You must be a minimum of 150 cm and a maximum of 200 cm in height and weigh between 45 and 120 kilos along with being physically fit.
  • You must be a maximum of 69 years of age to participate in this tour. If you are over 60 years of age, you need a medical waiver, available on page 2 of the Medical Statement.
  • You must be a minimum of 12 years of age to participate in this tour. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian booked on the same tour.
  • If you are over 45 and partake/have partaken in pipe smoking or heavy alcohol intake, you need a medical waiver.
  • Please note that should you have any neurological, circulatory or respiratory problems or underlying diseases, battled any illnesses or have any physical problems you might have to turn in a physicians allowance to participate in this tour.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not allowed for people over 69 years old
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2023

Great experience, nice hosts, good equipment, well run + the experience is breathtaking It wasn't as cold as I thought it would be, but I went in May so maybe it would be colder in the winter.

May 2023

Anaïs was a fantastic guide, very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour was very well put together and plenty of photos were taken. Would highly recommend.

May 2023

Great staff and a super experience!! Our guide Leo was a gem - complete competence with humor all together. Highly recommend this adventure 😊

May 2023

Must do when in Iceland. Very nice experience, very organised and the guide, Adam, made it an activity to be remembered! Highly recommended.

Andy H
May 2023

What an amazing experience !! Snorkelling at Silfra was top notch and a once in a lifetime experience !! Lou our guide was brilliant from start to finish and was extremely friendly and knowledgable .. we couldn’t of asked for a better last tour/trip for our last day in Iceland. If you haven’t b...

May 2023

You have to go snorkelling when in Iceland. I was not keen as I do not like cold water. Celia was a wonderful tour guide. She helped to dress us all in our warm under-clothes, then the dry suits, boots, gloves, fins, snorkels, etc. It takes a while to get fully dressed, but well worth it when...

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