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Day Trip from Reykjavik Small Group Silfra Snorkeling and Lava Caving Adventure

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  • Explore with a guide and a certified dive-master; you’ll be in good hands
  • Get good value by combining snorkeling and spelunking in one day
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Day Trip from Reykjavik Small Group Silfra Snorkeling and Lava Caving Adventure
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Day Trip from Reykjavik Small Group Silfra Snorkeling and Lava Caving Adventure
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Iceland is a global crossroads for outdoor adventure, but it can be hard to find experiences beyond mere sightseeing. On this adventure tour, visit Thingvellir National Park—a UNESCO World Heritage site—for a day of spelunking and snorkeling. Explore a lava tube and cave in one of the most volcanically active regions in Iceland, and then snorkel in the Silfra fissure, swimming between the American and Eurasian tectonic plates.
What to Expect
Make your way to a designated pickup point in central Reykjavik, where you climb aboard a climate-controlled minibus for the roughly hour-long journey to Thingvellir National Park. Listen to a quick safety briefing and introduction to the park, then get fitted for spelunking and snorkeling gear.

Follow your guide to underground lava fields through Gjabakkahellir or Leioarendi cave. Climb through a lava tube and take a tour of the cave. Marvel at layers of rock and lava deposits in one of the most active volcanic areas in the world.

After a lunch break (at your own expense), continue to the Silfra fissure, which lies between the tectonic plates that separate North America and Eurasia. Put on snorkeling gear and a wetsuit to explore the underground pool. Your guide takes you to the pool’s most scenic areas.

Finish the daylong adventure with a drop-off at the departure point.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018
Unforgettable and unique experience!

What an excellent experience! Our tour guide Palmi was great. He led us to each location and shared interesting facts about the caves, tectonic plates, and other interesting things about Iceland along the way. The cave experience: It's a short drive from Reykjavic, maybe about...More

Thank Glen G
Larissa W, Customer Service at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hey Glen G, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a thorough review, we appreciate it! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your tour with Pálmi so much. You picked one of our favorite tours, and it seems he did...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Wonderful Experience

My daughter and I, (18yrs old) did the small group snorkeling and we just loved it! The young men who where our guides were excellent, helpful and made sure everyone who was in our group felt safe, confident and warm. We did this in Feb/18....More

3  Thank PamBlanchardnogluten
Reviewed 25 February 2018
Amazing tour - a definite must do

Spent the day with Nick our amazing tour guide and a small group of people knocking things off my bucket list! The lava caving experience was terrific. It's a little scary at first but you quickly get comfortable and are able to take in the...More

Thank JetSetter16
Reviewed 23 February 2018
Geology Wonders

If you love geology, this is a great trip. First we went to the Lava tubes -see the lava flow lines and deposits. With the cold, the water that dripped into the tube created large icicle and drip flows. Next we traveled up to the...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 22 February 2018
WOW - An Amazing Adventure with Great Guides!

My friend and I were incredibly impressed with this day of adventure in Iceland. Snorkeling between two tectonic plates was on my bucket list and the experience did not disappoint. Lava caving - crawling into a hole in the snow to crawl through the cave...More

1  Thank Amy F
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