Private snorkeling hot spring tour with DIVE.IS in Iceland

Private Snorkeling Hot Spring tour

A unique snorkeling experience

Snorkel in bubbles coming from a geothermal hot spring, similar to a champagne glass with no other people around.

Our private tours include a private guide, the snorkeling tour and all necessary equipment for snorkeling. During our private tours we usually go outside the busiest time (at Silfra) on a start time that fits your schedule, whether it is early in the morning or late in the evening.

Kleifarvatn is a lake in the stunning landscape of Reykjanes peninsula, only a short drive away from the newly erupting volcano in Geldingadalir. We snorkel over a hot spring about 2 meters below the surface. We’ve heard this sensation described as similar to ‘snorkeling in a glass of Champagne’. The fact that we are snorkeling in a caldera is also impressive.

On the snorkeling tour we will meet you at Seltún geothermal area.

We drive to Lake Kleifarvatn and dress you in a dry suit on the shore of the lake. Then we guide you over the hot spring, with its white and yellow sulfur deposits on the lake floor.

When back on land we will enjoy some refreshments at the shore before moving on to Seltún, a nearby high temperature geothermal area on land. In Seltún we will walk along the boiling mud pots and colorful sulfur deposits before saying our goodbyes.

If you choose the pick up option, your private guide will pick you up in Reykjavík and drive with you to Kleifarvatn. During the one-hour drive, your guide will provide you with background information about the unique geology and cultural history of Iceland.

If you want to avoid the crowds and have Lake Kleifarvatn all to yourself, this is the experience for you.

Tour Details

  • Private guide

  • Available on request. Start times that fit your schedule, day or night

  • 1 May - 30 September

  • Approx. 2.5 hours at the site

  • For up to 6 people

  • Pick up can be arranged for an extra fee

From ISK 170.000

Included:

  • Guided snorkeling trip
  • A start time that fits your needs, avoiding the crowds
  • All necessary snorkeling equipment
  • Hot chocolate and cookies after the snorkeling trip

Please bring:

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

This tour is depending availability. If we are able to go on the requested date and time, we will confirm the booking and send you a payment link for the total amount. You choose the day you want to go on this page, then choose the location and start time on the next page.

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Safety requirements

  • 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

  • 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

Covid-19 safety precautions

  • We are a certified partner of the Clean and Safe initiative
  • Only 6 passengers with a guide
  • Plenty of space at Silfra to uphold the 2 meter rule
  • Mandatory mask use on our transfer bus and within 2m at Silfra (if needed)
  • Customers bring their own COVID19 face mask
  • Hand sanitizer and disposable gloves are provided in our bus and at Silfra
  • All equipment and vehicles are thoroughly sanitized after every tour

Timeline of your tour

Experience the tour

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Guides on this tour

You might be guided by one of these nice guys

Lake Kleifarvatn

Reykjanes Peninsula

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Frequently asked questions about our Private Snorkeling Hot spring Day Tour

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