We are fully certified by VAKINN, the official quality and environmental system in Icelandic tourism run by the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Dive Silfra is a part of the Arctic Adventure Family and proudly shares the environmental policy with them and the rest of the family.
Our mission statement is simply: “Nature is the adventure”. Through it, we have tailored all our trips in such a way that we do not harm or affect nature. We always inform our clients of how to treat nature with respect and to pass through it without leaving a mark.
Iceland’s wilderness is unique in the way that it remains largely intact and undisturbed. With the rapid growth in adventure tourism, this fragile environment is being subjected to unprecedented strain. The Arctic Adventures family is committed to sharing its love and respect for our great outdoors with each of our guests through a one-of-a-kind experience. Leading by example, we continue to set standards in Iceland’s young adventure industry in the hope of promoting attitudes and practices that will keep our wilderness intact for future generations. We are continually striving towards new and creative ways to evolve our company in harmony with Iceland’s beautiful fragile nature. We are moving towards being a sustainable tour operator by seeking certification of Vakinn, the official quality and environmental system within Icelandic tourism.
As one of the largest tour companies in Iceland, Arctic Adventures understands that it has an obligation to protect and conserve the environment to the best of our ability. To not do so would not only be socially irresponsible and reckless, but it would be counterintuitive to the business of Arctic Adventures as our main demographic of clientele focuses on displaying the natural environment in its most pristine form. Because of this, Arctic Adventures adheres to a strict “leave no trace policy”.
Because of this all staff must: