Silfra: Diving Between Tectonic Plates with Pick Up from Reykjavik

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From $276.00

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 5 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup from select hotels
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Under an hour from Reykjavik, the Silfra fissure divides the Eurasian and American tectonic plates. Gin-clear waters, with visibility of up to 330 feet (100 meters), draw scuba junkies from around the globe. Fit, dry-suit certified divers with recent logged dry-suit dives can join this small-group adventure. Your guide provides gear, including a dry suit, and leads you through the crack, hall, cathedral, and lagoon: Bring your own base layer.
  • Small-group guided Silfra dry-suit dive with transfers from Reykjavik
  • Enjoy dramatic underwater landscapes and epic visibility
  • Includes dive gear and dry suit: height and weight restrictions apply
  • Warm up after your dive with hot chocolate and cookies

What's Included

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

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

09:30 AM

Pickup details

Pick up service is available only within central Reykjavik at selected hotels and bus stops. Make sure to take this in consideration before booking your tour. If you are staying outside of the central Reykjavik area, please send us a message and we will tell you where to meet us. Please note we don't operate pickups outside of Reykjavik. Please be ready to be picked up at the time stated on your ticket.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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)
  • Participants must be minimum PADI Open Water and Drysuit certified 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: If you wish to be picked up from your central Reykjavik hotel or hostel, please provide details of the hotel/hostel in the relevant field at checkout. If you prefer to meet at the tour at the BSI Bus Terminal, please note this in the hotel field at checkout
  • 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
  • IMPORTANT - Participants over 60 years of age must have their doctor sign the approval form in order to participate
  • 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.

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Great Experience and Dive
Wesley_F, Jul 2022
Glad that I had gotten my dry suit certification before travelling. The dive is a great experience! My guide was very helpful in getting everything set up, and outlining the dive.