The first paragraph in the handbook states that knowing how to swim independently is a requirement, as does the second. DO NOT REMOVE. Silfra Fissure Snorkeling Tour - Into The Blue. I am an instructor from the Czech Republic, I have been working and diving in various places around the world for the past 6 years. Sometimes fish venture into Silfra from Þingvallavatn lake, but they will quickly swim back, as they don’t like chilly glacier waters. Please be ready in the Silfra car park to meet your guide 15 MINUTES before your tour is due to begin. I have gained a lot of experience in scuba diving and Search & Rescue missions, so I'm no stranger to harsh, cold and hazardous environments. London, United Kingdom 5 contributions 1 helpful vote. %%EOF The Adventurer’s Domestic Handbook is everything you need to bring home and hearth to your table. <<384F91BBAB68DA49BD9D32A94A9D8096>]/Prev 629621>> Please be ready in the Silfra car park to meet your guide 15 MINUTES before your tour is due to begin. Awesome snorkeling adventures! ... however snorkelling with Arctic Adventures was above and beyond my expectations, I couldn't have hoped fir a better experience. 0000001647 00000 n We kindly ask you to be at the Silfra car park 15 Minutes prior to your tour starts. h�b```��l"?�@(����``�ap޶Zp���/�3廂�%"u��Nո��`�*tM�B��.�ײ�&=圲>d�A�N�I���隃�;�R�S.6����3��A�'7���h=%��2�z>3;���A�'�E��mln6���}*�V��xMxw��$���M{$�OJ�{��;��ko���)jA'��h��v ��٢�0�@@PPP���Zִ���[PH�&ÌP����RR�,( My Experience Snorkeling the Silfra in Iceland with Arctic Adventures. Arctic Adventures: Unbelievable experience - See 4,715 traveler ... they are now refusing to refund me for the snorkeling portion of the trip. But it is good to know that there is always a small risk that water can enter the dry suit. 56K likes. My commercial diving background combined with years of dive instruction in both cold and tropical countries gives me a great knowledge base to make sure you have a great time on your adventure here in our beautiful Iceland. The water comes from the Langjökull glacier which keeps it nice and cool, and very refreshing! Snorkeling at the Silfra Fissure in Thingvellier National Park in Iceland, arranged by Arctic Adventures. Pick up: For those who have chosen to be picked up in Reykjavík, the pick-up time is at 08:30 am / 12:00 pm. I'd definitely recommend anyone and everyone to do this because you wont regret it! Picking everyone up can take up to 30 minutes, your patience is greatly appreciated!Available pick-up points: Arctic Adventures’s pick-up list. The maximum height is 200 cm, and the maximum weight is 120 kg. Find & book snorkeling trips in Arctic: check out the dive center, location, duration, price, inclusions and cancellation policy. Arctic Adventures offers pick up service from selected Reykjavík pick up points. Discover (and save!) Diesel Engineer to Dive Guide, Tom is a versatile dude from the UK who will guide you through our beautiful dive locations. My name is Louis and I’ve been staring at the edge of the water long as I can remember, never really knowing why. Touch the moving lava rocks and get a feel for the power and uniqueness of Icelandic nature in complete calm. This sprawling 153-page handbook contains 15 subclasses, 29 NPCs, 17 stat blocks, 15 magic items, 20 marriage … The minimum height is 150 cm, and the minimum weight is 45 kg. 81 0 obj <> endobj A historical site, national park in Iceland and a UNESCO heritage site. 0000003349 00000 n Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian booked on the same tour.English: It is important that you can both understand and communicate in English in order to participate in the tour. Arctic Adventures, Reykjavík, Iceland. This field is dynamically populated from settings on the page. Afterward, we'll drive to Thingvellir National Park for an afternoon of snorkeling between the Eurasian and American tectonic plates. it's a wonderful place with lots of activities to try. 0000003892 00000 n Browse through our selection of activity tours, multi-day packages and other adventure tours. 0000009093 00000 n 0000185023 00000 n SuperSaver: Small Group Silfra Snorkeling and Lava Caving Adventure . Save. (A link to this same handbook can also be found in the FAQ section of the tour description). Need glasses? My guide was Matt and he was very attentive, and that is a good thing for me specially because I kinda freak out for a second twice and he would immediately realized it and asked me if I was okay and got closer so that made me feel so much better and confident to go on. Pick-Up Information. We guided over 300 000 happy … Read more. 0000066919 00000 n 0 We are a bunch of outdoor and adventure fanatics committed to the mission of mixing business and adventure! The visibility at Silfra is without comparison reaching somewhere around 150 meters. Fortunately, we got our guide Nebo who gave his best efforts to explain everything, from the preparations and instructions to teaching us how to snorkel. It is important that you can both understand and communicate in English in order to participate in the tour. No, you don’t need any previous experience to snorkel, but it is important that you can swim independently and that you are comfortable in the water. If you choose the Reykjavik pick-up option, then you will return to Reykjavík around 13:30 pm / 17:30 pm approximately.). Picking everyone up can take up to 30 minutes, your patience is greatly appreciated!Available pick-up points: Arctic Adventures’s pick-up lis...). Participants need to be comfortable in the water and be able to swim. Enjoy an amazing snorkeling experience as you drift peacefully in the comfort of a warm drysuit accompanied by our highly skilled guides. Driving directions to the meeting locationIf you are meeting us on location, the meeting point is Silfra car park in Thingvellir National Park. Read our Snorkeling in Silfra Handbook for how to prepare for your adventure. When snorkelling in Iceland you will be wearing a dry suit, hood and gloves made of neoprene, along with fins, mask and snorkel. Amazingly, there are places within Silfra where it … The tour takes places at Silfra Fissure which is located in Thingvellir National Park. The water might be cold here in Iceland, but the crystal clear 100-meter visibility makes you forget that you can’t feel your face anymore. You are not able to participate in the snorkelling tour if you are pregnant. 0000011298 00000 n As if this wasn't alluring enough, Silfra Fissure is also the only place in the universe where you can go snorkeling in between the continental plates. 0000192734 00000 n Silfra, which is situated in the heart of Þingvellir, the site of the world’s oldest parliament, is an otherworldly scene. You will, however, be in separate groups with separate guides, and won’t be in the water exactly at the same time. ... We were delighted to travel with you :) Best Regards, Viktorija Arctic Adventures. USD. Arctic Adventures. Read our Snorkeling in Silfra Handbook for how to prepare for your adventure. Yes, you must be able to swim independently without a lifejacket, and you must be comfortable in the water. Leggi le recensioni, scopri altre esperienze o contatta Arctic Adventures su Tripadvisor. All rights reserved. 0000013574 00000 n When I was planning my 3 day Iceland road trip (layover on my way to Egypt), I knew a few activities that I desperately wanted to do: Waterfalls, Blue Lagoon, and the Silfra Snorkeling. It is required to read the snorkeling handbook prior to joining the tour. All participants must have read and followed directions in the Snorkeling in Silfra Handbook. 0000028555 00000 n The water temperature is 2-4 degrees C (35-37 degrees F) all year round. 0000032461 00000 n Take your Icelandic geology exploration to another level as you explore the crystal clear glacial water that runs from Langjökull glacier about 50 km away, water that has been filtering through lava for 100-200 years. 121 0 obj <>stream You will be wearing a snorkeling mask while in the water and you won’t be able to wear your glasses underneath. Arctic Adventures, Reykjavík, Iceland. Some have described the feeling of snorkeling in Silfra like flying and others experience an ultimate state of meditation. If you experience an error with logging into the customer portal or can't find your booking, please contact us on Facebook Messenger, or send us a message here below. SuperSaver: Small Group Silfra Snorkeling and Lava Caving Adventure provided by Arctic Adventures. googling for the lowest price), we opted to do the Into the Blue Tour with Arctic Adventures. Don’t forget to ask for Steven’s animal fact of the day! If you plan to drive and meet us on location, the meeting point is at the Silfra car park, in Thingvellir National Park. Always connected to the ocean, I've worked as a beach lifeguard, skipper in salvage RIB boats, commercial diver and finally as a recreational diving instructor around the Canary Islands. For our very first competition on Worldwide Snorkel Adventures, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Mares to give away a pair of their X-One... More Posts E-Newsletter Sign up! (Scuba, Snorkeling, Diving, Scuba Diver, Scuba Diving, Diver's Handbook, Fishing) (English Edition) eBook: Young, Gary: Amazon.it: Kindle Store You are unable to participate if you are pregnant, due to the small risk of cold water entering the suit. Tough and with years of cold water experience under his belt you will enter the water safe and with that feeling of achievement that will have you high fiving Kuba on completion of your tour. I still don't know where my next adventure will be, but I know that there is a lot more to explore in this amazing country. trailer %PDF-1.5 %���� She will also entertain you at site with Celtic music, sure to make you dance a jig and stay warm. Snorkeling in Silfra Fissure has been rated one of the Top 5 activities in the world by Trip Advisor! 6.1K likes. Scuba Diving Center. Since I joined Arctic Adventures I've experienced first-hand the many wondrous sights of Iceland, which I believe all divers should experience on their adventures, so come and join me at Silfra or snowmobiling on the glacier sometime. With an emphasis on eco tourism and environmentally friendly trips, we want to offer the best for our customers to experience in the unique Icelandic nature. COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this experience is taking. Goran is a passionate diver and loves to get into a dry suit for extreme water sports, he is also our trusted man in the lab concocting strong glue mixtures to repair and maintain our very large fleet of dry suits. Please contact us to find out your closest pick Available pick-up points: Arctic Adventures's pick-up list. Snorkelling Silfra fissure in Thingvellir park in Iceland with Arctic Adventures 0000072269 00000 n Arctic Adventures is Iceland's largest tour operator, … We provide dry suits so that your body stays dry, and you will also wear undergarments to keep you warm. Snorkeling in the ocean by the Arctic island of Grímsey is a unique experience. It is a fantastic experience. Diving and Adventure guiding for me has been my career now for 15 years and there is no greater joy than sharing an awesome environment both underwater, up a mountain or in a cave with like minded travellers. However, we don’t recommend that you use them for changing, as it can result in long queues. At that time, I was already a diver and the decision to abandon my "normal" life to come back to the ocean and have the possibility to travel was easy to take. Click here for driving directions to where you can park your car (parking “Thingvellir P5”). Some snorkelling tours match with a dive tour, and then you will be in the same area at the same time. No. Aug 2, 2012 - This Pin was discovered by Erin Weaver. Read our Snorkeling in Silfra Handbook for how to prepare for your adventure. Hi, my name is Koldo and I'm from a small coastal city in the Basque Country. The good sense of humor definitely enhanced the overall trip experience. Join one of our snorkeling tours to Silfra Fissure, the only place in the world where you can snorkel between two continental plates. 0000004412 00000 n Our father taught me and my brothers how to dive at a very young age with the result that we all ended up becoming instructors. 0000017691 00000 n Beyond Land Adventures. Weight limit: 45-120 kgHeight limit: 150 cm -200 cmAge Limit: 12 years old...). We specialize in adventure tours in Iceland, Canada, Scandinavia & Baltics. Tom also helps us out with equipment repairs and just being an all-round nice guy. Make your next big adventure a rare one! Wool or fleece is the best material to wear. I am a Hungarian-born, professional diver and snowmobiling guide. Pick up: For those who have chosen to be picked up in Reykjavík, the pick-up time is at 08:30 am / 12:00 pm. Mar 9, 2016 - 316 Likes, 8 Comments - Arctic Adventures Iceland (@arcticadventures) on Instagram: “We go snorkeling and diving in Silfra fissure all year around! Book online. We use high quality neoprene dry suits from Waterproof International and O´Three. �`�P�>�?�VbW�VA&���S '�ф��M=�W�8X8r�}8ԙo2 ;�8_ x�ጴc.Ï���Rvl��� �7mSs�2`�`Y!$��ab�������3J�3t3�6p:��a�g�א�p�H��5�>041d;7p2�. Arctic Adventures: Snorkeling - See 4,734 traveler reviews, 3,015 candid photos, and great deals for Reykjavik, Iceland, at Tripadvisor. by Carly "Wayward" Heyward June 18, 2018. written by Carly "Wayward" Heyward June 18, 2018. 0000024508 00000 n Yes, the tour is directed in English and therefore you need to be able to understand English to participate. Kindly note that your hands and face will get wet, which is completely normal and not actually that cold. Scuba Steve, our Resident Zoologist (British). To meet your guide: Walk 400m back along the road until you reach a smaller car park with all the snorkel and dive vans, and look for your guide. Silfra, frequently rated as one of the world’s top ten dive sites, is located between the tectonic plates of Eur...). Snorkeling & Lava Caves in Iceland at Silfra Fissure, 186 We drove our humble little SADcar, Sputnik, to Þingvellir National Park for … Because of the dry suit sizes, there are height-weight limitations. With an emphasis on eco tourism and environmentally friendly trips, we want to offer the best for our customers to experience in the unique Icelandic nature. But below, supernatural shades of blue, perfect visibility and incredible rock formations make up a magical sub-aquatic paradise. Our cold-water queen of the north, coming from Scotland. However, your dive in Silfra will be from about 7 to 12 m, and the maximum diving depth that is permitted is 18 m. Reviewed on March 14, 2020 by Matthew From our post-trip system, Reviewed on March 13, 2020 by Isa From our post-trip system, Reviewed on March 09, 2020 by Cinthya From our post-trip system. Note that the National Park charges a small parking fee of 500 ISK. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian booked on the same tour. Arctic Adventures is a family owned power sports dealership in Rosendale, NY. Snorkeling at Silfra Fissure has been rated one of the top 5 activities in the world by Trip Advisor! 0000032994 00000 n Arctic Adventures: Snorkeling in Silfra - See 7,696 traveler reviews, 3,015 candid photos, and great deals for Reykjavik, Iceland, at Tripadvisor. They helped us all put our suites on and then they separated us into 3 groups, because each guide can only have 6 in the group. With no vista unreachable, Kuba is our versatile around Iceland dive guide. Arctic Adventures is Iceland's largest tour operator, founded in 1983. 0000002891 00000 n Weight limit: 45-120 kgHeight limit: 150 cm -200 cmAge Limit: 12 years old minimum. Silfra is truly a mesmerizing site and Into the Blue offers a relaxing but exotic trip in a highly unique and captivating environment. Whether you are an experienced snorkeler or a beginner this dive is an absolutely mesmerizing experience! Vacation Home Rental. Senior Guide/Diving Guide (Snorkel Queen). You will always find me with a big smile ready and waiting to dive into the water with you! 0000015568 00000 n On top of this, he was by our side the whole time, releasing this positive energy which really made the whole experience better. Snorkeling in Iceland is one of the most rewarding activities you can do. Age limit: 12 years old. Return time: You will return to Reykjavík around 17:00 pm approximately. Arctic Adventures is Iceland's largest tour operator, founded in 1983. I spent years traveling and working in different countries, mostly warm, before moving to Iceland where I have been living for over a year. Snorkeling in Silfra fissure is often called liquid meditation and you will understand why when you try it! Note that you can always update your pick-up / drop-off location through our customer portal: https://my.adventures.is You can press the login button in your confirmation email for an easy login to the customer portal. Ali brings with her a ton of cold-water diving experience and can handle even the coldest day like a pro. 0000111673 00000 n © Copyright 2021. The guides were very easy going and funny. I get the name “Captain Light” as I not only run diving for Arctic but during our beautiful winters I also hunt for the Northern Lights. Scuba Diving: The Ultimate Beginners Crash Course To Scuba Underwater Adventures! Arctic Adventures offre Gita di un giorno da Reykjavik per piccoli gruppi, snorkeling a Silfra e avventura speleologica vulcanica. xref Wether it's inside Ice Caves, on top of glaciers, driving over geothermal fields and snowmobiling, Kuba is the man. Since I joined Arctic Adventures I've experienced first-hand the many wondrous sights of Iceland, which I believe all divers should experience on their adventures, so come and join me at Silfra or snowmobiling on the glacier sometime. We've sent you an email to confirm your subscription. Everyone was nice, pretty funny and just made every step of the experience fun. 0000191318 00000 n I get to meet new people and take smiling faces into the water every day and share with them what I love to do! Paul Constable wrote a review Jan 2019. Choose the deposit or full payment option in the third step of your checkout. We provide an undergarment and neoprene dry suit from Waterproof and 0’Three. I did not have high expectations due to the water and air beings so cold. Silfra Snorkeling in Iceland ~ Arctic Adventures Review. 81 41 I'm Giulia, 28 years old and I come from Italy where I grew up until 2012 when everything changed. Silfra is truly a mesmerizing site and Into the Blue offers a relaxing but exotic trip in a highly unique and captivating environment. Thank you both! 0000109098 00000 n “Snorkeling in Silfra from Thingvellir” - Never include pick up We only serve the pick-up locations specified in our pick-up list. All relevant information for the tour can be found in our snorkelling, Silfra Scuba Diving Tour - Deep Into The Blue, Half-Day Diving Adventure - Many Locations. After carefully researching our options (aka. 0000004921 00000 n The park sits on a rift valley caused by the separation of two continental plates, with rocky cliffs and fissures like the huge Almannagjá fault. Mr. Fix-it, as we call him, will make sure you stay dry during your adventures in Iceland. In this separation sits the amazing Silfra fissure. 0000001116 00000 n Yes, there are 2 toilet facilities at Silfra. Participants need to be comfortable in the water and be able to swim. Please be ready in the Silfra car park to meet your guide 15 MINUTES before your tour is due to begin. Due to restrictions, we are not allowed to pick up from hotels in the city centre, or from private Air BnBs. Arctic Adventures is an Icelandic adventure and activity company. All relevant information for the tour can be found in our snorkelling handbook. Driving directions to the meeting locationIf you are meeting us ...). 0000004005 00000 n 0000011129 00000 n The ocean around Grímsey island has been a rich fishing ground for centuries and the area around the island is full of life with a great celp forest on the bottom, the home of many different fish such as cod, haddock, star fish, plaice and pollock. If you can't find it please check your spam folder. Arctic Adventures: Unique experience - See 4,718 traveler reviews, 3,013 candid photos, and great deals for Reykjavik, Iceland, at Tripadvisor. Rent Mission Beach. Alternatively, you can pay full price and get a 5% early bird discount! -- … 0000003846 00000 n You will also be given fins, mask and snorkel. Discover the secret underwater canyon between two continents that makes Iceland a most unusual and fascinating snorkeling destination. Would 100% recommend. We use high-quality neoprene dry suits from Waterproof International and O´Three. The leader of the pack, Steven will endeavour to make sure all your adventures at Silfra run smoothly and with that element of fun you need on a holiday. This equipment will make it not only possible but also very enjoyable, to stay in the water despite the low temperature. 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