Riding & Diving Silfra, Thingvellir National Park

Þingvellir (Thingvellir) – literally means “Parliament Plains”. The Alþing general assembly was established around 930 and continued to convene there until 1798. Major events in the history of Iceland have taken place at Þingvellir. And therefore the place is held in high esteem. The Silfra fissure in Þingvellir national park and is a crack between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Meaning that you dive between the continental plates which drift apart about 2cm per year. The underwater visibility in the Silfra fissure is over 100 meters, which creates a unique underwater experience. Read More…

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