The Silfra Fissure is a captivating underwater geological formation located within Þingvellir National Park in Iceland. It is a popular destination for divers and snorkelers due to its unique characteristics. The fissure is a rift between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, allowing for crystal-clear glacial water to flow through.
The water in Silfra is some of the purest in the world, providing excellent visibility and a surreal underwater experience. Divers and snorkelers can glide between the continents, admiring the vibrant colors, rock formations, and otherworldly feeling of being suspended between two tectonic plates. Silfra Fissure offers an extraordinary opportunity to explore the dynamic geology of Iceland’s landscapes in a way that’s both exhilarating and serene.
Explore a hidden underground world in the wilderness of Reykjavik, and witness first hand the magical rock formations left behind by volcanic eruptions. Probe the dark lava tunnels and then snorkel in the unique fissures of Silfra.