In the summer season between April 1st and September 30th we offer the Snorkel Silfra & Horseback Riding Combo Tour. This is a great tour for the whole family as no experience is needed to snorkel or ride horses.
On this tour you will first visit the most popular snorkeling dive site in Iceland: the magical fissure Silfra, located in Þingvellir National Park. During your snorkel you will explore the four main parts of Silfra. You will float through Big Crack, Silfra’s narrowest section and where the continental plates are so close you can almost touch them. The fissure then widens into Silfra Hall. Here the full spectrum of Silfra’s colours and clarity become all the more apparent. At this point if you look at just the right angle you can see all the way to Thingvallavatn, over 150m away. Near to the opening to Thingvallavatn we will enter the Silfra Cathedral; as the depth reaches 23m you feel like you are flying over the boulders and glacial silt. Your snorkel is finished in the endless visibility of Silfra Lagoon.
After the snorkeling you’ll head back to Reykjavik where you´ll have time for lunch before getting pickup for our afternoon Laxnes special. If you prefer though, you can request a dropoff directly at Laxnes farm where lunch is available and you can mingle with the horses, enjoy a drink or surf the net on our free wifi. Please note though that the gap between tours is roughly 2 hours.
After the ride you´ll then be dropped off in Reykjavik.
NOTE ABOUT PICK UP:
Pick up in Reykjavík begins 1,5 hours earlier than the tour times show below.
This tour is operated in cooperation with Dive.is
Laxnes & Silfra
We strongly recommend bringing long underwear, thick socks, suitable clothes for the weather of the day and contact lenses if you wear glasses. Silfra is quite cold and having something dry and warm to change into never hurts.