Freediving in Silfra is an experience that you won’t forget especially if you love the underwater world!
National Geographic describes Silfra as one of the top dive sites in the world. You dont need any experience to do this tour. Find out for yourself as you glide between tectonic plates diving on pure, filtered crystal clear glacial meltwater.
You might wonder, freediving in Iceland in a glacial spring between two tectonic plates – Sign me up. Indeed our Freediving tour allows you to experience the freedom of emerging yourself in this unique activity in plain style and comfort.
Extremely warm wetsuits, our 2 piece Yamamoto neoprene wetsuits are 9 mm thick, they are the warmest suits in the range not compromising flexibility and comfort. During summer time you might want to flush the Silfra glacial water inside the suit, so good they are at keeping you warm (you won’t find better wetsuits in Iceland).
The extra equipment is top graded and gives you a unique experience, making it easy and smooth to dive and enjoy amazing sensation in this crystal clear maze.
You will have to bring your swimsuit and will change in a heated facility with all the space necessary for comfort in Silfra.
Our instructors will cover concepts and techniques like:
- Breathing techniques
- Ear equalization methods
- Efficient long apnea fins use
- Dive visualization
- Safety procedures
- Mammalian diving reflex
This activity is available for everyone that wants to try freediving Apnea – no experience required.
The maximum depth allowed by the park for underwater activities is 18meters, that is the average depth of the fissure, and its plenty of space and depth for you to dive, spin, cruise and dance under the water.
An extremely recommendable activity by our instructors for adventure seekers that love unique sensations since this is the most breathtaking(literally) way to experience this special place in the most historic landmark in Iceland.
This is the ultimate bucket list trip. Only available in Iceland.
Meeting point: Thingvellir park, next to P5 car park. No pickups.
Multilingual qualified guide
National Park Fee
Freediving full body suit + mask&snorkel +long fins + weight belt + hood + gloves + socks
Complimentary photos ( available 1-5 days after the tour)
Hot chocolate/coffee & cookies
Meet on Location only.
No certification/license needed for this tour.
Guided Freediving Apnea tour in Silfra Fissure – Silfra Hall, Silfra Cathedral, Big Crack, and Silfra Lagoon. Snorkeling in Silfra is truly once in a lifetime experience! National Geographic describes Silfra as one of the top dive sites in the world.
- A 9mm Wetsuit, weights, freediving fins and other equipment that will keep you warm and comfortable.
- One of the world’s top dive sites.
- Enjoy Freediving between the American and European continental plates
- The beautiful surrounding area of the Thingvellir UNESCO world heritage site.
- Crystal clear waters – amazing underwater visibility
- Free photos from the tour
- Heated van Space and storage
- Small-groups & personal experience (6pax per guide)
- Certified PADI Master Instructor
- Hot drinks and cookies after the trip