PADI Dry Suit Speciality

Dry Suit Course and Dive in Silfra

PADI Dry Suit course in Iceland!

Where better to get your Dry Suit license than the most famous cold water diving site in the world: Silfra, Iceland! This PADI Dry Suit Speciality course includes two dives with your final certification dive in the renown Silfra Fissure!  Silfra is located in Thingvellir, National Park which is where the North American and Eurasion tectonic plates collide.


  • Complimentary pick up from all major hotels, hostel and guesthouses in Reykjavík
  • Guidance by a certified PADi® Divemaster
  • PADI DRY Suit Specialty Manual and certification card
  • All dive equipment needed
  • Thingvellir Silfra Entrance fee (1000 ISK)
  • Hot chocolate and cookies
  • Drop off in Reykjavik


  • Warm socks 
  • Warm undergarments
  • Your waterproof camera
  • PADI or equivalent qualifications
  • A change of clothes (just in case)
  • Towel
Read more
Price from 54.900 ISK Pick-up is available from all major hotels, hostels and guesthouses in Reykjavík. Excited? Book Now!
Duration9-10 hours
Disclamer Please read our disclaimer

Availability: May to October only. This course requires two dives to be done in one day which is not always possible in the winter months.

Requirements: A minimum age limit of 17 is set by the National Park. Your PADI Open Water diving certification or equivalent from any recognised diving organisation. In order to participate in this course, you will also need to complete a PADI medical form, if you have any concerns about this prior to the course please ask us for a copy before committing to the course.

Difficulty: Demanding. This tour involves a little hiking with your equipment as we are diving in a National park classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site and as such we can’t build anything on site. The walk from the exit of the dive site is approx 500m.

Alternatives: Dive Silfra day tour for divers with 20 or more logged dives.


Read more

Take full advantage
of our experience

We've been around for decades and our experience will ensure that you get the best possible bang for your buck.

Our guides go through extensive training and make sure you feel safe and comfortable at all times.

We're part of Arctic Adventures, your adventure tour operator in Iceland since 1983. That's why you can easily combine our tours with various activities.

PADI Dry Suit Speciality 54.900 ISK
  • "Outstanding Dive"

    Dove Silfra with these folks; was one of my top 3 dives ever (in 30+) years of diving. - Pickup was on time. Drive (40 minutes or so) was comfortable and interesting. - Staff (Mike & Joe) were friendly, knowledgable, and extremely helpful. Very professional but still made it fun. - Dive was everything we had expected and more (and we flew 3000 miles for this, so expectations were already high). - Equipment was in great shape; stayed dry and warm, never noticed the cold. Drysuit was a little snug, but I'm a big guy. When you book, there's a form online to provide your measurements. Be specific, it matters. They put together the gear based on what you tell them, so use current measurements & be accurate. I didn't see any spare suits or thermal gear, so if what they brought hadn't fit I suspect I'd have been out of luck. I'm an experienced drysuit diver, the other 3 in our group had never been in one. No problems. Also worth mentioning a previous group showed up with their own drysuits and thermal garments, which weren't adequate to the cold. If you're bringing your own stuff, you might want to check ahead to make sure it'll do. - Briefing was great, felt like I was well prepared. One dive, 40 or so minutes long. It's a hike from the gear up location to the entry, and more so coming back. It was 100 meters or so walking to the entry, and probably 300 coming back. Be prepared for this; its in full gear, carrying your fins and mask. With the weight harness, integrated lead in the BCD, and steel tanks, it comes out to something like 50 pounds. - Would absolutely recommend this dive and this tour group.

    Maladryne, Kentucky

  • “Amazing experience! The most beautiful dive in the world.”

    Diving in Silfra was a unique diving experience. The light, colors and rockformations under water is so spectacular. The dive crew at Dive Silfra, Fee and Hodei, was very helpfull and made us feel comfortable despite the heavy equipment and cold water. They had a good sense of humor and were very professional. Best dive guides ever! Thank you for an amazing experience.

    Sofie C

  • “Once in a lifetime”

    My husband and I dove with Dan during the last day of our Icelandic road trip- and what a way to end! Neither of us had drysuit experience, and I had a lot of difficulty with buoyancy at first, but Dan was incredibly patient and supportive. The visibility was unbelievable! Although there's no sea life, the colors are unlike anything I've seen on any other dives. It's a must-do for any diver! Thank you for such an out-of-this-world experience!

    AmberSoutra, Brooklyn