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Snorkeling in Silfra Fissure & Horseback Riding | Free photos
Snorkeling in Silfra Fissure & Horseback Riding | Free photos

Snorkeling in Silfra Fissure & Horseback Riding | Free photos

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Reykjavík, Iceland
9 hours
All year
Minimum age
14 years old

Snorkeling and Horseback Riding is a perfect combination for those who want to experience a great outdoor day in Iceland. You’ll enjoy snorkeling in the freshwater fissure Silfra, which is known to be one of the best dive sites in the world. And you will enjoy riding an Icelandic horse known for their five gaits.

This is a pure nature trip. You’ll be snorkeling in either wetsuit or drysuit all depending on your wishes. By wearing the wetsuit you will be able to dive underneath the surface of Silfra and we really recommend this choice rather than the drysuit as you will get more out of the tour instead of just floating on the surface. Silfra is a freshwater fissure, about 60-63 metres where it is deepest,   you can almost see end to end as the water is so clear. Silfra is situated at the UNESCO World Heritage site, Thingvellir.

The horseback riding will take place at the friendly family run farm Laxnes where you’ll ride on the Icelandic horse which has five gaits. You will enjoy the Icelandic nature at the same time you are getting to know these small friendly horses.


Underwater photos
Certified snorkel guide
Hot chocolate after snorkeling
Equipment for horse riding
Equipment for snorkeling
Pick up and drop off in Reykjavik (including transfer to horse stables)

What to bring

Wear/ bring outdoor clothing, thermals/ base layers, thick socks, a hat, gloves and a scarf
Recommended to bring a change of clothes
Swimsuit and Towel (if you choose to go in a wetsuit)
Don't wear glasses, instead bring contact lenses or glasses and your own prescription mask (if you have one)
You can wear glasses for the horse riding

Good to know

Prerequisites for this tour:

All participants must know how to swim and be comfortable in water

All participants must be able to communicate in English

Minimum age is 14 years, please reach out regarding younger participants. If you are over 65 years of age, you need a medical waiver. Please contact the operator for further information and application papers.

Be at minimum 145cm (4’9) tall / maximum 200cm (6’7) tall, and be at minimum 45kg (99 lbs) / maximum 120kg (264 lbs)

No Back Problems

No Serious Medical Conditions

No Expectant Mothers

Be physically fit

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