Silfra Snorkelling

Starting from: Reykjavík, Silfra
Season: All year
Duration: 3-5 hours
Minimum age: 12 years old

Float between two continental plates, surrounded by the astonishing clarity of the water and the mesmerizing colors of this underwater world.

This tour is conducted alongside the Silfra Diving Tour.  If you would like to snorkel while your friends or family dive, you can still enjoy the day together!

NOTE ABOUT PICK UP SERVICE: Pick up service from Reykjavík is not available for all of the tours.  If you need transportation, please be sure to pick a tour that gives you the option of pick up in Reykjavík. Pick up in Reykjavík begins one hour EARLIER than the tour times shown below.

Pick up service is NOT included by default.  Pick up service is available only for the 09:00 am and 17:00 snorkeling tours (summer season), with pick up starting at 08:00 am and 16:00.

If you select the pick up from Reykjavik, during the one-hour drive, your guide will provide you with background information about the unique geology and cultural history of Silfra as well as the surrounding area of the UNESCO world heritage site – Thingvellir.

Upon arrival at Silfra, your guide will give you your dry suit and snorkeling equipment, and will explain how to use this equipment and how to ensure that you will be warm and comfortable during your 30 to 40 minute snorkeling tour of Silfra Hall, Silfra Cathedral, and Silfra Lagoon.


- Snorkelling guide
- All necessary snorkelling equipment
- Hot choclate and cookies after he trip
- Entrance fee of 1000 ISK for Silfra

To bring:

- Long underwear
- Thick socks
- Suitable clothes depending on the weather of the day

Requirements for participants:

- At least 150cm tall and weigh at least 45kg
- At least 12 years of age
- Be comfortable in water and able to swim
- Physically fit
- Be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit
- Not be pregnant