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Snorkel between two continents during this incredible experience in Thingvellir National Park. After pickup from your Reykjavik hotel, travel to the UNESCO-listed national park. Then, wrestle into your provided dry suit and head out to Lake Thingvallavatn. Dive into the crystalline waters of the Silfra fissure, a rift in the earth’s crust between the American and European tectonic plates. You’ll spend an unforgettable 40 minutes snorkeling and taking in the sights below surface level. Numbers limited to eight people per guide to ensure a small-group experience.
Select a departure time from Reykjavik that best suits your schedule and travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan to Thingvellir National Park. Receive a fascinating introducing to the UNESCO World Heritage site from your certified guide, and hear all about the mystifying Silfra fissure, a natural rift in the earth‘s crust caused by the force of nature. Upon arrival to the park, don your dry suit and snorkel and prepare to plunge into the crystalline depths of Silfra fissure. Listen to a comprehensive safety briefing and then descend to discover a mesmerizing underwater tabelau. Gae at a ravine that stretches some 82 feet (25 meters) below the water‘s surface and then follow your guide to some of the fissure‘s most scenic spots. Glide effortlessly between the American and European continents and see jagged rocks and gaping voids that lead to the molten core of planet Earth. After approximately 40 minutes of exploration, return to sea level to dry off and relax during your journey back to Reykjavik, where your tour concludes.
- Small group guarantee
- Reykjavik pick up with return
- Certified Padi Diverguide / Divemaster
- Snorkeling experience in Silfra fissure
- Use of specialized snorkeling gear and dry-suit
- Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world-heritage site.
What's not included
- Food and drinks
- Instant Confirmation
- Small-group tour