Trip difficulty: 3 out of 5 possible. Rated: Moderate
Snorkeling: After the horseback riding, there will be time to have some lunch before moving on to the Thingvellir National Park for the snorkeling. Silfra fissure where we will be snorkeling is located in Thingvellir National Park. Snorkeling in Silfra is truly one of the things you should not miss while in Iceland. Silfras otherworldly scenery and the remarkable colors of blue are sure to take your breath away. Enjoy the feeling of being weightless as you drift down the fissure in the clear water with over 80 meters visibility beneath the surface. Snorkeling in Silfra is an unwinding and unusual option for the adventurous traveler.
Horseback riding: After the snorkeling, there will be time to have some lunch at Laxnes (either bring your own or you can buy on site) before moving on to Laxnes riding center is located just out of Reykjavik in the outskirts of Mosfellsbær town. After putting on the riding gear and getting familiar with the horses, we take off riding through the lava fields where the formations take on fairytale like shapes of all kinds.
Pick up: Please be ready at 07:30 for pick up outside your accommodation in the Reykjavík area. It may take 30 minutes for pick up to arrive so please be patient.
Requirements: You can view the requirements on the online medical form all snorkelers must fill out before going on the tour which is sent by email upon booking. If answered YES on any questions in section 2 you must fill in the approval form signed by your Physician. Must be 16 years or older.
Need glasses? You cannot wear your glasses underneath the goggles so if you have prescription goggles, please bring those. If not, we advise you to get contact lenses before you join us for snorkeling.
Disclaimer: All trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Dive Silfra & its partners (in this case Laxnes) do 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 all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.
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