Golden Circle small group tour and snorkeling at Silfra
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Golden Circle small group tour and snorkeling at Silfra

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£166.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 10 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Snorkle between two continents in a once-in-a-lifetime-experience
  • Explore the famous Golden Circle
  • Visit a UNESCO world heritage park, Thingvellir National Park
What to expect

Your day starts when your professional and friendly guide picks you up on a comfortable minibus to go snorkeling in Silfra and explore the famous Golden Circle. Silfra Fissure The Silfra Fissure is located in Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Once the minibus arrives there, you will take a short journey through the volcanic, moss-laden fields of the park.

Once in the water, your eyes will meet the incredible shades of blue so prevalent in the fissure, as well as the natural under-water flora canyon walls. As you are swimming you will have the opportunity to move across continents, as you will be switching back and forth from both the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, which is one of Thingvellir’s most famous characteristics. Swimming further, you will meet Silfra Hall, which is the widest section on the fissure and the majestic Silfra Cathedral, its deepest section. Even more, the stunning shallow oasis will be presented before your eyes at the end, “Real Blue Lagoon”.

You will then move on to the Gullfoss waterfall. The melting water from Iceland´s second biggest glacier, Langjökull, falls into a deep canyon forming the majestic “Golden Falls”. On a sunny day, you can see the glacier Langjökull in the distance and enjoy a rainbow in the mist of the waterfall, an Instagram blockbuster waiting to happen!

Then on to the Geysir geothermal area hosts hundreds of colorful hot springs and two geysers, erupting hot springs. One is called “Geysir” and name giving for all the geysers in the world. Today, however, it erupts very seldom. The other geyser is called “Strokkur” and erupts every 5 minutes up to 40 meters.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Wi-Fi and Icelandic music on board
    • English Speaking Guide
    • Small group (max 6 people per guide on the water)
    • Certified Snorkeling Guide
    • Free GoPro Underwater Photos
    • All Necessary Snorkeling Equipment
    • Warm Undersuit and Drysuit
    • Hot drinks and cookies after the tour
    What's not included
    • Warm clothes (first layer)
    • Waterproof clothing (second layer)
    • Hiking boots
    Where
    Meeting point:
    Pick up is from designated locations in Reykjavík. Pick up from Keflavík airport or outside of the greater capital area is not available.IMPORTANT: Please confirm the pick-up time (and place) directly with the local operator at least 48 hours before the event. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking.
    What to remember
    • The tour operator has to adjust timings to the short daylight and we always try to avoid big crowds
    • To participate in the tour you must:
    • Be comfortable in the water and be able to swim
    • Communicate in English at the time of the tour
    • Be physically fit
    • Not be pregnant
    • You must be ready to wear a tight and constricting dry suit to protect your body from the cold
    • You must be a minimum of 150 cm and a maximum of 200 cm in height and weigh between 45 and 120 kilos
    • You must be a maximum of 69 years of age to participate in this tour. If you are over 60 years of age, you need a medical waiver
    • You must be a minimum of 12 years of age to participate in this tour. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian booked on the same tour
    • If you are over 45 and partake/have partaken in pipe smoking or heavy alcohol intake, you need a medical waiver
    • Please note that should you have any neurological, circulatory or respiratory problems or underlying diseases, battled any illnesses or have any physical problems you might have to turn in a physician's allowance to participate in this tour.
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    Provider
    Troll Expeditions
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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