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Snorkeling Between Continents in Silfra with Photos Included

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Iceland, Iceland
Snorkeling Between Continents in Silfra with Photos Included

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Explore one of Iceland’s unique geological features during this tour. Snorkel between the North American and European tectonic plates at the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park. This area is known as the Silfra Fissure and is home to a number of unique marine species as well as incredible shades of blue. All necessary snorkeling equipment is provided as well as GoPro photos taken during the excursion.
  • Snorkel in the Silfra Fissure at Thingvellir National Park
  • Explore the marine life between the North American and European plates
  • All necessary snorkeling equipment and thermal wetsuit are provided
  • Enjoy GoPro photos of your snorkel experience taken by your guide
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Professional English Speaking Guide
Guided snorkeling tour in Silfra Fissure
Free GoPro photos from the tour (underwater and out of the water)
Small-group guaranteed & personal experience
Certified PADI dive / Dive-master Guide for Snorkeling Tour
Drysuit and all other snorkeling equipment that will keep you warm and dry
Hot drinks and cookies after snorkeling
Parking fees
Vallarvegur , Vallarvegur, Iceland

Departure Point: Meeting point is at Silfra Parking lot - located in Thingvellir National Park. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time of the tour. Directions: Park your car at P5 - Parking 5 at Thingvellir National Park - From there you can walk to the Silfra Parking Lot.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Have read, signed, and followed directions on the Snorkeling Silfra Medical Statement Form – You can sign the form at the meeting location.
  • Be comfortable in water and be able to swim.
  • Communicate in English at the time of the tour.
  • Be physically fit.
  • Not be pregnant.
  • You must be ready to wear a tight and constricting dry suit to protect your body from the cold.
  • You must be a minimum of 150 cm and a maximum of 200 cm in height and weigh between 45 and 120 kilos along with being physically fit.
  • - You must be a maximum of 69 years of age to participate in this tour. If you are over 60 years of age, you need a medical waiver, available on page 2 of the Medical Statement.
  • You must be a minimum of 12 years of age to participate in this tour. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian booked on the same tour.
  • If you are over 45 and partake/have partaken in pipe smoking or heavy alcohol intake, you need a medical waiver.
  • Please note that should you have any neurological, circulatory or respiratory problems or underlying diseases, battled any illnesses or have any physical problems you might have to turn in a physicians allowance to participate in this tour.
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not suitable for people over 65 years old
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
  • OPERATED BY Troll Expeditions
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 cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on sanitization during Snorkeling Between Continents in Silfra with Photos Included?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Snorkeling Between Continents in Silfra with Photos Included?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Amazing tour and guide
, Nov 2021
We both had an amazing time on this excursion. Victor who was our guide for the whole tour was amazing, very friendly and energetic. Very informative and had lots of knowledge. Would highly recommend this excursion to anyone !!
Experience of a lifetime!
, Nov 2021
This tour was fantastic! Our guide Mino was great and made the trip even better. This is a must do while visiting Iceland. The dry suits kept us warm and dry the whole time. They are definitely a process to get into, but Mino was very patient and helpful. They are super tight and restrictive, I think this might be what the claustrophobia disclaimer is about, but I got used to it once we started moving. The only thing left to the elements is your face, but it gets numb rather quickly and you won’t even feel it anymore lol. The silfra is stunning, the clarity and colors are phenomenal. The water is crisp and refreshing, well worth taking a sip. The hot chocolate and snack bars were great to come back to after getting out of the water. I went to the local market afterward and bought all the snack bars they had to take back home and share with everyone! I honestly can’t even find the words to truly express what this experience was like, but it was certainly not like anything I’ve ever done before. I 100% recommend Troll Tours with Mino!
Top memory
, Oct 2021
Great experience with an excellent guide. Mino was calm, fun, friendly, informative and experienced. 👍 We really loved it and will return home with this tour at the top of our memories.
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Great snorkeling!
, Oct 2021
Kevin was a wonderful guide! Funny, competent, and knowledgeable. He answered all our questions and took lots of great photos. A super fun time!
My guide, Ronan, was...
, Oct 2021
My guide, Ronan, was funny and helpful. It was an amazing experience that everyone should try. I thought the child would be too much, but it wasn't as bad as I envisioned. The view was beautiful.
Snorkeling was wonderful!...
, Oct 2021
Snorkeling was wonderful! Bea guided us with a lot of fun into our equipment and through the water. Would love to do it again some other time :)
Definitely worth your time, but prepare for cold
, Oct 2021
Superbly run tour and awesome guide. Really smooth outfitting with equipment. Didn't take great photos though
An Experience to remember for ever!
, Oct 2021
It was an amazing experience that we will never forget. At first we were excited and a bit nervous, but our guide Victor did a great job in explaining everything and making the event as comfortable asnpossible.
Spectacular and beautiful
, Oct 2021
Pablo was funny and informative. He was great at making sure we were all doing well the entire time whether in the water or just putting on our gear. Pablo was an amazing tour guide and made sure we got incredible pictures. He also gave us history facts and tips for Iceland travel!
, Oct 2021
Everything was seamless. The directions tell you where to park. Can’t miss them in the lot. They get you all geared up and explain everything very well. 100% worth doing if you’re in Iceland!! Nowhere else in the world can you swim between plate tectonics.

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