SILFRA - IN THE NATIONAL PARK, THINGVELLIR
Silfra ravine is a crack filled with very cold waters from about 2°- 4° celcius and crystal clear water with about 150 meters visibility. This spectacular dive sites is an experience every diver will appreciate. It has been named one of the three best fresh water diving sites in the world. There are caves in Silfra, in those caves you can dive down to about 60+ meters.
Apart from the cold water you can expect very strong current, but you dive with the current which makes the dive more enjoyable. There is a platform with steps for easy entrance. The first stage of the dive is the Silfra Hall then swimming over shallows will take you to the Silfra Cathedral. The final part of the dive is the extremely beautiful Blue Lagoon - The name refers to the multiple strong blue colors you will experience in the dive.Click here to see a video from Silfra
The National Park of Thingvellir is known for its divine nature and is the most frequent visited tourist site in Iceland. The first general assembly in Iceland was established in Thingvellir around 930 and the park has a major significance in the countries history. It has been said that Thingvellir is a national wonder in an international scale for its geologic history and of the Lake Thingvellir which Silfra Ravine is a part of.
This unique dive site is something that a diver needs to experience for himself.
Check out our dive tour to Silfra - Dive Between The Continents
See more information about Thingvellir at www.thingvellir.is.
For more information about the Blue Lagoon see www.bluelagoon.com