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Silfra Snorkeling Group Tour

Our most popular Snorkeling tour

Snorkeling Silfra Group Tour

Get a great deal for your group!

Snorkeling in Silfra is a great group activity, whether it's an occasion for bonding with your family or team-building with your co-workers. The price for the group tour is for 18+ people but we can take much larger groups and find the right price for your group. Just contact us for details.

Did you know that everyone can snorkel, you do not need certifications, only to know how to swim. All snorkelers get a warm undersuit and a drysuit so everyone is dry and warm during the snorkel trip. Age limit is 12 years old so bring your teens to Silfra with you.

A snorkeling adventure in the famous Silfra fissure is an unforgettable experience, there is a reason Tripadvisor chose our Snorkeling Tour the No 4 experience in the world!
We can proudly state that DIVE.IS will offer you the best service level at Silfra. Let us tell you why:

  • We built our own changing room so that our guests have the opportunity to dress up inside a heated changing van.
  • After snorkeling in the cold water, we warm you up with hot cocoa and cookies.
  • Our guides are all experienced PADI divemasters and instructors that have been through professional training before running any of our tours.

Silfra is one of the most unique bodies of water on our planet. Glacial water filtered over many decades through underground lava rock trickels into the Silfra fissure. This water is exceptionally clear, so that snorkeling through it gives you the impression of flying through the air.

We think this tour is the perfect adventure for any group. We always take a maximum of 6 snorkelers into the water at a time, but for larger groups we can coordinate the groups of 6 so that everyone is done at approximately the same time. With the most experience in showing Silfra to our guests out of any tour operator in Iceland, we know how to make sure things go smoothly!

The group discount is offered only for the self-drive Snorkeling Silfra tour, meaning that you will meet us directly at the Silfra meeting point in Thingvellir National Park. We might be able to offer you transportation if needed.

After meeting at Silfra, we will dress you in your undergarments and drysuits to make sure you stay warm and dry in the water. You'll then spend about 30-40 minutes snorkeling through all of the parts of Silfra. A cup of hot chocolate and cookies await you upon returning to our vans.

Silfra fissure is located at Thingvellir National Park which is on the Golden circle, a very popular sightseeing route in Iceland. Other sightseeing locations on the Golden circle are Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring and Kerið crater.

animprobablelife 22.11.2018
One of the most memorable experiences of my life

THIS IS A MUST DO IN ICELAND. It’s amazing that you get to snorkel in water that took 50 years to flow into the fissure from the glacier (you get to drink it too). You’re snorkelling in between two tectonic plates which really is a one of a kind experience. The guys at Dive.is were timely with the pick up and kept us entertained the whole way. They help you with all the equipment so no stress if you haven’t snorkelled before. Our guide Jonas was super friendly and chill, and gave us a really informative briefing before we went into the water. Yes, it’s chilly but the view is amazing you really don’t notice the cold. This was without a doubt one of my favourite memories in Iceland.


Tour Details

  • This tour can be tailor made to fit the needs of your group

  • Approx. 3 hours at the site

  • All year round, daily. Available on request, we will find the best time for your group.

  • Maximum 6 snorkelers per snorkel guide, but we can accommodate multiple groups of 6

  • Free photos with all group tours

  • Price is based on 18+ people

  • Contact us at dive@dive.is for details and bookings

Please bring:

  • Long underwear
  • Thick socks
  • Suitable clothes for the weather of the day
  • Contact lenses if you wear glasses


  • Guided snorkeling trip
  • All necessary snorkeling equipment
  • Hot chocolate and cookies after the snorkeling trip
  • Entrance fee into Silfra


Transportation between Reykjavík and Silfra (we can make you an offer for food and/or transportation if needed)

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For your safety, all participants must:

  • have read, signed, and followed directions on the online Snorkeling Silfra Medical Statement (link provided in confirmation email) PDF

  • have our Snorkeling Medical form signed off by a doctor if they are age 60 or older PDF

  • sign our liability release form at the start of the snorkeling tour PDF

  • be at minimum 150cm / maximum 200cm

  • be at minimum 45kg / maximum 120kg

  • fit within our dry suit size chart PDF

  • be at least 12 years of age on the year and at least 45 kg / 99 lbs

  • be comfortable in water and be able to swim

  • be physically fit

  • be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit

  • be able to communicate in English

  • not be pregnant

  • eat well before the tour

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Experience the tour

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Guides on this tour

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Thingvellir National Park
801 Selfoss

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