A volcanic gorge in Iceland's interior

Forces Of Nature - Highlands Dive Expedition

Through the moon and back

Iceland's unlimited diving adventure

This unique expedition takes you to a series of little or completely unexplored dive sites of incredible variety, ranging from bird cliffs to lava fissures and volcanic craters. Besides the unusual – and unusually beautiful – dives, you will twice traverse the interior of Iceland, a landscape like no other on Earth!

The tour begins with a dive in Davíðsgjá underwater lava fissure. This mystical dive site, located on the edge of the Arctic charr’s protected spawning grounds in Lake Thingvallavatn, is the perfect alternative to Silfra for those who already know the ‘Lady of Silver’ personally. For those who don’t, there is the option to dive Silfra instead.

In the interior of Iceland we will dive into some craters and crooks around the Fjallbak nature reserve area. Among the phenomena observed there are weird lava formations, beautiful colours, and floating rocks! We will also dive another volcanic crater filled with pristine sapphire blue water discovered only few summers ago by your guide.

On land this tour will offer you breathtaking sight-seeing opportunities. You won’t know where to look as mountains, glaciers, lakes, lava fields and waterfalls of all varieties compete for your attention. The highlights of what you will see on land include Landmannalaugar, Eldgjá, Langisjór, multiple glaciers, a lush oasis of green flowering vegetation and crystal clear ponds within a deserted lava field. The absolutely unique and stunning landscape of Iceland’s interior may indeed have you wondering at times if you are in fact still on earth!

Tour Details

  • Upon Request

  • 8 days

  • Minimum 6 divers

  • Maximum 7 divers

Safety requirements

Participants must:
  • be a certified diver at the level of PADI Open Water or equivalent

  • have dry suit diving certification and a logged dry suit dive within two years of the tour date OR have at least 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of the tour date and be able to provide written proof from a diving instructor of these dry suit dives

  • have read, signed, and followed directions on the Diving Silfra Medical Statement PDF

  • have our Diving 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 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 17 years of age (signature of legal guardian required for under 18 year old participants)

  • be physically fit

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

  • be able to communicate in English

  • not be pregnant

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