Quick info

Tour name: Snorkeling Silfra, Caves & Volcanoes

Age limit: 12 Years

Duration: 8 hours

Physical rating: Easy

Pick up: Available from Reykjavík

On this trip you will snorkel through one of the world’s most fantastic snorkel and dive sites, Silfra. Silfra has astoundingly clear water (over 100 meters), and is a crack between the Eurasian and North American continental plates.

After snorkeling we will explore lava caves that were created thousands of years ago and are full of utterly weird and wonderful rock formations as well as a splattering of amazing colors.


  • Free hotel pick up and return
  • Guided snorkeling trip
  • Guided cave tour
  • All necessary equipment
  • Hot choclate and cookies between Snorkeling in Silfra and Lava Caving
  • Entrance fee into Silfra

What to bring

  • For snorkeling: long thermal underwear, thick socks, suitably warm clothes for the weather of the day
  • For caving: good shoes (e.g. hiking boots), water resistant pants, extra layer of warm clothes

Participants must:

  • be at least 150cm tall
  • be comfortable in water and be able to swim
  • be physically fit
  • be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit
  • not be pregnant
  • feel comfortable in confined & dark spaces such as caves