Silfra: Diving Between Tectonic Plates - Meet on Location

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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Experience the unique sensation of diving between two continents on this guided tour to Silfra in Thingvellir National Park. Be confident knowing that you are in the company of a professional as you explore the crystal-clear waters and four main parts of Silfra, the big crack, Silfra hall, Silfra Cathedral, and the Silfra Lagoon. Includes all necessary equipment, hotel pickup and drop-off, snacks, and hot beverages.
  • Experience the thrill of diving between two continents and explore Silfra's underwater world
  • Hassle-free roundtrip transport from your Reykjavík hotel
  • Includes all necessary equipment, as well as post-dive snacks and hot beverages
  • From your guide, learn about the site's geological features, and benefit from their guidance

What's Included

  • Guided diving trip
  • Hot chocolate and cookies
  • All necessary diving equipment
  • Silfra entrance fee of 1.500 ISK per person
  • Live guide that is a PADI instructor
  • Drysuit and warm undersuit
  • Heated changing van
  • Souvenir photos of your snorkeling tour (available to purchase)
  • Tips and gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • DIVE.IS Meeting Point
    806 Thingvellir, Iceland

    After you have entered Thingvellir National Park, turn onto road #361. Stay on this road for a few minutes and take the 3rd right where you will see the Silfra car park with our company vans. Drive a little further to parking lot P5 to park and walk back to meet our guides.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • All participants will need to fill out a medical form before participating in the tour. Please contact local operator in order to request the form via email.
  • All participant's height, weight and age information must be provided to local operator to ensure they bring the best fitting drysuit. The tour operator will contact you after booking to ask for this information.
  • Participants must be at minimum 17 years of age (signature of legal guardian required for under 18 year old participants)
  • Dry suits are worn over your own clothing. We recommend wearing long thermal underwear and thick wool socks as a base layer under the dry suit
  • Participants must be a certified diver at the level of PADI Open Water or equivalent
  • Participants must have dry suit diving certification and a logged dry suit dive within two years of the tour date OR 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.
  • Minimum height is 4ft 11in (150cm). Minimum weight is 100lbs (45kg).
  • Maximum height and weight is 6ft7in (200cm) and 264lbs (120kg).
  • Participants must be comfortable in water and able to swim, physically fit and healthy
  • Please note that that dry suits can sometimes feel quite tight and constricting
  • All participants must be able to communicate in English
  • Not suitable for pregnant women
  • Recommended to bring a change of clothes and warm undergarments
  • IMPORTANT - Participants over 60 years of age must have their doctor sign the approval form in order to participate
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 3 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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This is an absolute MUST for any Diver!
JohnMichael_H, Feb 2023
David was a phenomenal dive master. He was very patient, professional & encouraging! He is very knowledgeable and professional, but most importantly safe! He is a true credit to and their mission to bring diving to the masses.
Amazing Experience!
Glorimar_F, May 2021
What an amazing experience!!! A must see!!! I’m a beginner dry suit diver, and overall, but Ants made sure I was comfortable, and safe throughout the entire dive. He was super experienced, and I’m so happy that he made such a special moment fun and enjoyable. Thank you Ants!