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The Silfra fissure is a water-filled crack between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, where the two continents drift apart from each other. Water travels from the Langjökull glacier through porous lava rock during a journey that takes between 30 and 100 years before seeping into the fissure.

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Thingvellir National Park, Silfra, Iceland
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Snorkeling Between Continents in Silfra with Photos Included

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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Top-Rated Snorkeling Silfra Tour Self-Drive

Top-Rated Snorkeling Silfra Tour Self-Drive

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Silfra is one of the world’s most dramatic snorkeling sites—it’s a glacier meltwater-filled rift formed by the drift of the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates. This tour makes snorkeling the rift as easy as possible by including a guide, dry suit and snorkeling equipment, and Silfra entrance fees. After you’ve snorkeled, you’re offered hot chocolate and cookies.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00
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Top-Rated Snorkeling Silfra Tour with Pick up
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Top-Rated Snorkeling Silfra Tour with Pick up

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Experience Iceland’s incredible geology from underwater on a 5-hour snorkeling tour at Silfra from Reykjavik, including round-trip transport. Travel to Silfra, a water-filled fissure between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates at Thingvellir National Park. Then, don a dry suit and snorkel through the ultra-clear waters, admiring the luminous plants and rocks at the only place on earth where you can snorkel between continental plates. All equipment, and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Silfra Wetsuit Snorkeling - Meet on location | Free Photos
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Silfra Wetsuit Snorkeling - Meet on location | Free Photos

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 While most people don't associate Iceland with snorkeling, the cool Nordic country actually offers plenty of underwater marvels -- you'll just need a wetsuit. With this experience, a professional guide will take you to Silfra, a fissure between North America and Europe in Thingvellir National Park that marks where the two continental plates are slowly drifting apart. You and your group will get a chance to spend around 40 minutes in the water before heading back to shore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Silfra Drysuit Snorkeling with pick up | Free Photos
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Silfra Drysuit Snorkeling with pick up | Free Photos

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The Silfra fissure is a unique location in Iceland where people can swim between two tectonic plates. Join a small group for a snorkeling experience in the fissure on this half-day tour from Reykjavik. Don your gear and dive into the crevice for unparalleled views of the underwater world. While you explore, your guide takes photos of you and your group so you can enjoy the memories for years to come.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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SuperSaver: Small Group Silfra Snorkeling & Lava Caving Adventure from Reykjavik

SuperSaver: Small Group Silfra Snorkeling & Lava Caving Adventure from Reykjavik

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Spend an adventurous day exploring two of Iceland's most unique geological features during this full-day tour from Reykjavik. First, wander through the otherworldly Raufarhólshellir lava tunnel, with its colorful rock formations. Then, visit Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a snorkeling adventure. Swim in the impressive Silfra fissure, for a chance to snorkel between the tectonic plates of America and Eurasia. Round-trip transportation from downtown Reykjavik and all necessary gear are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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4 Day Blue Ice Cave, South Coast, Golden Circle, Snæfellsnes & Northern Lights

4 Day Blue Ice Cave, South Coast, Golden Circle, Snæfellsnes & Northern Lights

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Discover the natural wonders of Iceland on this epic tour, taking in all the highlights of southern Iceland. Explore the wild landscapes and fishing villages of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula; take in the highlights of the Golden Circle route; and stop at South Coast sites including Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss, and Diamond Beach. Along the way, enjoy a glacier hike in the Skaftafell National Park and visit an ice cave.
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  • 4 days
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Silfra Wetsuit Snorkeling with pick up | Free Photos
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Silfra Wetsuit Snorkeling with pick up | Free Photos

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Iceland is the only place in the world where you can swim between two tectonic plates. Join a small group and head to the Silfra Fissure, located in the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park, where you can snorkel between the North American and Eurasian plates. Don your snorkel gear, including a wetsuit, for your excursion and dive in the fissure for unparalleled views of this underwater world.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Scuba Diving in Silfra Fissure | Free Photos

Scuba Diving in Silfra Fissure | Free Photos

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Scuba dive between two tectonic plates during this unique experience in Iceland. Join a small group and head to the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park to gear up for your dive. Explore the Silfra Fissure, including the Big Crack, hall, and cathedral, with your scuba instructor and enjoy unparalleled views of this underwater world.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Snorkeling in Silfra and Fly Over Iceland Virtual Experience

Snorkeling in Silfra and Fly Over Iceland Virtual Experience

Silfra fissure exists due to the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates separating around 2 centimeters a year – leaving a rift in the landscape between them. This rift is filled with glacial water from Langjökull glacier that has been filtered through lava fields for decades before reaching Silfra – making the water exceptionally clear and drinkable. Special effects, including wind, mist and scents, combine with the ride’s motion to create an unforgettable experience. Before your flight begins, you’ll be immersed in the magic of Iceland in pre-ride events. Our flight guides, a storyteller and resident troll Sú Vitra will lead you through two unique adventures that’ll ignite your imagination with stories of Iceland, its people and the natural forces at work.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Cold & Hot: Adventure Spa Tour Combo: Silfra & Sky Lagoon Self-Drive

Cold & Hot: Adventure Spa Tour Combo: Silfra & Sky Lagoon Self-Drive

Silfra fissure is one of the top dive sites in the world, situated in Thingvellir National Park, only about 50 kilometers from Reykjavik. You can either head to the Sky Lagoon after the tour or move your reservation for another time and day that suits your travel plans best!
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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