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Snorkeling Trips to Silfra

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Thingvellir National Park | Silfra, Thingvellir, Iceland
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It was absolutely amazing

Incredible place, amazing snorkelling and the best guide ever. Richard, thank you so much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Егор Х
Amazing!

Did the snorkeling tour and aside from our hands nearly freezing off, we loved every minute of it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lori B
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Snorkelling Trips to Silfra in the National Park Thingvellir are operated by DIVE.IS. We conduct a variety of different Snorkeling Day Tours, such as the all time bestseller, the Snorkeling Silfra Day Tour or a number of Combo Tours where you can...more
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Thingvellir National Park | Silfra, Thingvellir, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible place, amazing snorkelling and the best guide ever. Richard, thank you so much! Потрясающее место, замечательный снорклинг и невероятный гид! Ричард, огромное спасибо за все!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the snorkeling tour and aside from our hands nearly freezing off, we loved every minute of it! The dry suits were excellent as far as protection and condition. The website prepared us in advance for what to wear and expect. Our guide, Ants and...More

Thank Lori B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was awesome and our guide (Fraser) was hilarious! I didn’t even feel cold and the biscuits at the end were delicious!

Thank Alison J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day snorkling at Silfra. Richard the guide was paitient and very helpfull when getting the equipment sorted out. Hot chocolate and free photos after the dive = world class service.

Thank Kristian V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A once-in-a-lifetime snorkeling trip. The guides (AJ) were fantastic and provide everything you need. It is chilly but actually pretty comfortable with the dry suit on! Worth every penny.

Thank Kimberly T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was scared about going into water that was just above freezing (2 degrees Celsius), but this is so phenomenal. They do a great job of putting you in a dry suit, so that you will be protected and covered - everything except your face....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've done wet suit SCUBA diving before in early fall in a lake in the middle of the mountains... very cold, and very neat. But snorkeling the Silfra fissure was really something else. I'll leave a review for the tour operator we chose (Iceland Adventure...More

Thank KTYYC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say, this was one of the best things I have done in a really long time. Given the fact that I absolutely despise cold water... or pretty much anything cold for that matter, I was super nervous before I went in. My...More

Thank Alyssa B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't let the thought of being cold stop you! I have snorkeled in some beautiful reefs in Bali, Thailand. Fiji and the Great Barrier Reef and somehow this beats them all Although there is no fish, the rock formations that you can see so clear...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We did this on our last day and what a way to finish our trip to Iceland and it was amazing!!!! One of the things that helped make this a great trip was our guide/ instructor Bart - he was friendly/ personable/ knowledgeable & enthusiastic,...More

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16 May 2018|
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Response from boots666 | Reviewed this property |
We booked through Bus Travel Iceland and it was awesome highly recommend. There are lots of companies who will book for you and they all seem to use the same dive teams. Hope you do it and enjoy as much as we did, have fun.
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2 May 2018|
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Response from boots666 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you must although the suits are very buoyant there is a strong current at one point that you are required to swim so you do not float out to the lake. I am a good swimmer and I would not have felt safe if I was not able... More
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kiwizoe
1 April 2018|
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Response from boots666 | Reviewed this property |
Takes about 3 hours for the snorkelling but the rest of your party could do the walk along the rift valley to kill time till your done.
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