Discover Iceland, the land of fire and ice. Experience one of the top cold water dive sites in the world at Silfra fissure where the visibility exceeds 100 metres.
It’s here where you dive between two continents in Thingvellir National Park, located on the Eurasian and American tectonic plate boundaries creating a unique and rugged landscape.
The long weekend break includes two dives at Silfra where the water is 2-4C year round, making a dry suit an essential part of your equipment. The adventure continues with local sightseeing along the Golden Circle route with the experienced and professional dive team.
In addition to the diving you’ll have a chance to take a dip in a geothermal pool, enjoy the sights and sounds of Reykjavik or relax in a local health spa. An unforgettable weekend break!
Day1: Fly to Reykjavik
Arrive Keflavik airport and transfer to your accommodation in Reykjavik. Check-in to the Center Hotel Plaza for a three night stay. Rest of the evening at leisure.
You have the option to visit the Blue Lagoon on the way to your hotel additional cost).
Day2: Dive Silfra fissure
This morning you will be collected in a luxurious 4x4 vehicle by the dive centre and transferred to Thingvellir National Park. Enjoy two dives in the famous crystal clear waters of Silfra, an unforgettable cold water adventure as you swim between two continents. The day includes equipment, warm food (soup, fresh bread and hot chocolate) and local sightseeing to spectacular volcanic scenery such as that found at Geysir.
Day3: Day at leisure
Day at leisure
Today gives you the chance to explore Reykjavik, enjoy a health spa or discover more sightseeing on a Golden Circle tour. All trips are optional extras and an additional cost will apply.
Day4: Return to the UK
Transfer back to the airport for your flight back to the UK landing later the same day.
You should note: Although not mandatory, we recommend a minimum experience of ten logged dry suit dives to participate in this trip. Diving is available in the winter months for the more hardy divers. Ask us for further details.
Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 4 daysfrom £945 pp
Duration and price excluding international flights: 4 daysfrom £645 pp
When to go: Jun-Sep
Included in the price/package:
Return flights from the UK
3 nights hotel (BB)
1 day/2 dives at Silfra
Sightseeing after diving
Set amongst the rugged topography in Thingvellir National Park, Silfra is one of the world’s top cold water dive sites and, with visibility of over 100 metres, is incredible for photography. Although best in the summer, this challenging site can be dived all year.
Thingvellir represents the political and natural foundations of Iceland and is one of the most frequently visited tourist sites, easily accessible from Reykjavik. It is an ancient site with a significant geological history and home to some extraordinary dive sites.
The capital of Iceland, Reykjavik is a small city with a friendly population. There’s plenty to do and see in the downtown area and the vibrant city is a great base from which to discover the diverse landscapes and activities available in Iceland throughout the year.
Excellent for: City stopover
Suggested accommodation is shown below.
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Conveniently located in the heart of the old town, this stylish mid-sized property is the ideal place to stay for a long weekend of diving and adventure around Reykjavik and southern Iceland.