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All Year


The experience of snorkeling in Silfra is otherworldly and probably the most exciting adventure you will do in Iceland. It does not require any certification or previous snorkeling experience, the only requirements are that you can swim independently and are in good physical shape.You will begin your day by being picked up at your hotel in Reykjavik and driven to Thingvellir National park.

Please read thoroughly this section and evaluate if you accept the following for the Silfra snorkeling tour

  • Snorkeling in silfra fissure involves a moderate level of exercise
  • The dry suit has seals on the neck and wrists that stop water from getting in. a very good thing when entering the glacial water but these needs to b quite tight and if you are claustrophobic this might be a little uncomfortable.
  • The time spent snorkeling is about 30 – 45 minutes and the water temperature is 2′ Celsius so its best to eat and drink before the tour starts.
  • Although you might have realized since this is a snorkeling tour we still want to mention that your face, hair and hands will get wet during this activity.
  • Outside temperatures in Iceland can be quite cold. After all we are in the so called country Iceland. You will spend up to 3 hours outside. Dress accordingly and make sure you have warm thermals, winter coat, hat and gloves during winter time.
  • Participants cannot wear any type of jewelry in the water as sharp items can break the suit.
  • There are no locker rooms at Silfra. Please do not bring any valuable items that you don’t need on the tour.

You are not allowed to snorkel if you have any of the following conditions.

  • Inability to perform moderate exercise (swimming 500m and walking 600m)
  • Current or previous heart disease, heart surgery or heart attack
  • Current lung disease
  • Previous pneumothorax (collapsed lung), chest disease or chest surgery)
  • Head injury with loss of consiousness during recent years
  • Thrombocytopenia or other blood dsorders
  • Colostomy or ileostomy
  • Recent Epilepsy or conditions resulting in sudden unconsciousness
  • Obesity
  • Raynaud’s Syndrome
  • If you have any of the following conditions below you will need to provide a doctor’s letter before the tour.
  • Higher or lower blood pressure then normal
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma (mild to severe)
  • Head/back/injure that might event sporting activities

Note: Pregnant women are not allowed to snorkel in Silfra


✔ MUST: Thin thermals wool layers, fleece or synthetic

✔ MUST: Warm Socks in wool or fleece

Max Weight for Women 110 KG

Max Weight for Men 120 Kg


All tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. The Operator does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions.

Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that our activities carry an inherent risk.


All Year




12 Years






Crystal Clear Water
Snorkel between North American and Eurasian tectonic Plates
Thingvellir National Park
Silfra Fissure


Snorkeling Tour
Certified Dive Master Guide
All Necessary Safety Equipment
Pickup & return transfer from bus stops downtown

(please check what bus stop is closest to your hotel) www.busstop.is


21,490 ISK


We had the best time on this tour and was definitely one of the highlights of our trip! The views were breathtaking and loved seeing the frozen lake. Our guides Louis and Valentin were such a good laugh and loved hearing about their life in Iceland. Only wish we’d booked a longer excursion!

Arianne M.

Best time ever! Great tour guide with great energy 😆 Highly recommend for anyone that’s looking for a bit more excitement in Iceland 🔝 I had a wonderful time, thank you!

Aviya G.


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All hotels downtown are at a no-pick up zone by the city. Therefore you will need to walk to the nearest bus stop. You can check on www.busstop.is for available busstops. You can also search them on Google Maps.

No, Everyone can drive them. Before each tour starts, will our team explain how to operate the vehicles and explain all details so you are ready to hit the roads.

If you are two people and want to share a bike. In the booking widget, you will put two persons in sharing. If you have an odd number or a solo traveller you will need to put 1 in solo rider.

Yes, if you both have a valid driver license you swap drivers to share the experience.

Yes, we do! On our daily tours do we offer optional transfer service for the price of 3000 ISK per person. Please, note that we do offer transfer from all bus stops in downtown area. See more info here www.busstop.is *** Pick up service is at 09:00, 13:00,17:00,20:00 – the Pick up window is 30 min.

The gear that is provided includes warm overalls, rain gear (if needed), helmet, gloves & Balaclavas. Gear Size: we have gear for children & adults from XSmall – 3XL

We suggest that you dress warm & accordingly to the weather on the day of the tour. This is Iceland so layer up. We will provide all you need for the tour but on cold days it's good to come with good underneath layers.

All drivers must be 17 years of age to drive the ATV or buggies and a fully valid driving license in their home country. Minimum age as a passenger is 6 years of age.

220kg/530lbs per person as a solo driver. Combined weight per ATV/ Buggy = 240kg/530 lbs(double rider)

Yes, children can join as a passenger – they must be at least 6 years of age and in company of an adult. Children age between 6-16 get a 25% discount.

You can reschedule your tour anytime with a 24hr notice.

Full refund if cancelled with 24hr of notice. Less then 24hr no refund.
No Refund for no-shows and cancellations on location.
No Refund for showing up under the influence.

Our address is Lambhagavegur 19, 113 Reykjavik. Your best option is to put Safari Quads in google maps and the estimate time is a 15 minute drive from downtown Reykjavik. You will need to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to departure time. Showing up late and missing the departure will result in no refund and we don't like that! And YES there is free parking @ our basecamp :) Please send us an email if you have any questions regarding meeting us on location.

We do not recommend women who are pregnant participate in our tours. If you are traveling in a group, you are welcome to travel with them and stay at our base camp while the group goes on the snowmobile part of the tour.

  1. Reschedule for another day.
  2. Find another tour to do and use the deposit for it.
  3. Receive a full refund.

Short answer: No, before and during activities. Driving under the consumption of alcohol or illicit drugs is prohibited. If we suspect that a participant is intoxicated, we will prohibit them from joining the activity.

All drivers must be 17+ years old and with a full valid driver's license. Passengers do not need a license. If you have a special request, will we do our best to accommodate your needs for our tours please contact safari@safari.is

Yes, there will be a professionally trained guide on all our tours.

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