Diving & Whale Watching

Diver at the surface of waters in Silfra
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  • Diving Silfra Fissure
  • Whale Watching from Reykjavik old harbor


Iceland day tour for scuba divers who want to make the most out of a day. We will pick you up at your hotel in the morning and drive with you to the National Park Thingvellir where we will go scuba diving in Silfra. Afterwards we will drive back to Reykjavik and drop you off at the harbor, where you will have the time to eat something before you get on the Whale Watching boat. It’s an unforgettable trip into the world of whales and sea birds. The various types of whales commonly sighted include mink whales, white-beaked dolphins, harbor porpoises and the popular humpback whales. You will be accompanied by sea birds such as gannets, guillemots, cormorants,  arctic terns, and many more. The trip also takes you past several islands inhabited by colonies of puffins, providing a great photo opportunity!

Certified Tour Operator:



  • Summer
Duration: 10+ hours


  • Rated 5 out of 5 or Demanding


  • Yes

Minimum Age:

  • 18 years old


  • 3:1 per guide when diving
Price: ISK 53,180


  • Hotel pick up (special stops)
  • Guided dive in Silfra
  • Guided Whale Watching tour
  • All necessary equipment
  • Hot chocolate and cookies after diving in Silfra
  • Entrance fee of ISK 1.000,- into Silfra
  • Transport to whale watching harbor in Reykjavik

Not included:

  • Meals & Drinks
  • Transport back to your hotel from the whale watching harbor in downtown Reykjavik

What to bring:

  • Your SCUBA dive certification card (PADI Open Water or equivalent)
  • Proof of dry suit certification or 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of tour date
  • Long underwear
  • Thick socks
  • Suitable clothes for the weather of the day

Pickup times:

  • Starts 1 hour before scheduled tour
  • Bus and mini-bus transportation is limited to special stops for Reykjavík downtown area. Please make sure to be on time for scheduled pickup at the location nearest to your accommodation - see pickup stops here: https://busstop.is/. If you are unsure where your nearest stop is located, seek guidance at your hotel/hostel reception or contact us; info@cometoiceland.is.


  • 8:00


  • Every day

Good to know:

  • Participants are not allowed on tour without signing the Diving Silfra Medical Statement and, if necessary, a physician’s approval which can be found with the Medical Statement. Please read the Diving Silfra Medical Statement prior to booking to make sure that you are eligible for the tour.

Special Requirements:

  • Be physically fit
  • Participants must: be a certified diver at the level of PADI Open Water or equivalent
  • Have dry suit diving certification and a logged dry suit dive within two years of the tour date OR have at least 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of the tour date and be able to provide written proof from a diving instructor of these dry suit dives
  • Each participant must sign our liability release form at the start of the tour
  • Having read, signed, and followed directions on the Diving Silfra Medical Statement
  • Be at minimum 150 cm / maximum 200 cm
  • Be at minimum 45 kg / maximum 120 kg
  • Be at minimum 17 years of age (signature of legal guardian required for under 18 year old participants)
  • Be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit
  • Be able to communicate in English or have a translator available at all times during the tour
  • Not be pregnant

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