Diving Silfra fissure in Iceland will go straight to your bucket list after watching this video.
A Facebook video featuring divers swimming between two continents has gone viral. The video, which was posted on Facebook by Hashem Al-Ghaili, was filmed at Silfra, a freshwater fissure between Europe and North America.
Silfra: Where you can Swim Between Two Continents in the Land of Ice and Fire. I must say that I have snorkelled and dived in many places all over the world, from the Caribbean to South East Asia, Africa and even Australia, but never had I done it in almost freezing water while in a dry suit. This experience was my first, making me feel very adventurous indeed! I was ready for Silfra! I woke.The Silfra crack or fissure is a rift that is part of a divergent tectonic boundary located between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Diving down the Silfra crack allows divers to be able to swim between continents and actually touch two tectonic plates at the same time. These two tectonic plates drift apart roughly 2cm per year.Aug 2, 2018 - Iceland is a Nordic European island country situated at the confluence of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. See more ideas about Iceland, Iceland travel, Arctic ocean. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Dismiss Visit. Iceland Collection by JC Mantooth. 2.
Snorkeling Trips to Silfra: Snorkeling between 2 continents - See 613 traveller reviews, 335 candid photos, and great deals for Thingvellir, Iceland, at Tripadvisor.Read More
Join the Best Diving Tours offered by Diving Island and enjoy the breathtaking experiences in one of the world’s most unique freshwater sites. Book a tour right now! Home; About; Silfra dive, a dive between continents. Dive between continents and tectonic plates in one of the world’s most unique freshwater sites. Book. 29.900 ISK per person. The tour. Silfra dive. Dive and glide between.Read More
Get the chance to swim between two continents, snorkelling in the clear waters of the Silfra fissure that marks the tectonic divide of America and Europe. Then, aboard a Superjeep, you’ll adventure out to Landmannalaugar, one of Iceland’s hidden national treasures. Endless vistas, dramatic waterfalls and a hot springs oasis awaits you. Your.Read More
Iceland is slowly being pulled in two. At a rate of 2.5 centimeters per year, the mid-Atlantic ridge is pulling apart the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. While most of this happens.Read More
The only place on earth where you can reasonably swim between the tectonic plates. Here, unlike anywhere else on the planet, in the freezing cold but crystal clear waters of Iceland's Silfra Fissure you can experience the feeling of flying as you float weightless through the no-mans-land between the North American and Eurasian continental plates. An experience uniquely Iceland and something.Read More
VIDEO: The Silfra fissure in Iceland is the crack between North America and Europe. It is the only place in the world where you can swim between two tectonic plates.Read More
I’m starting to get excited now as I’m staring at the divider between two continents, the North American plate on my left and the Eurasian plate on my right. From the entrance, it’s a short 30-meter swim into the Silfra Hall, which leads into a striking system of caves with depths of up to 45 meters. Here we enjoy a stunning swim over and.Read More
The tour time is between 2 and 2.5hrs from start to finish at Silfra, not including pick up and drop of times. The speed of the tour is dependent on the participants in the group and the number of people at Silfra, so if you are planning a second activity afterwards, please work on a maximum time frame of three hours. Please note that this is the duration of the tour on site at Silfra. If you.Read More
Look! I’m between 2 continents! Sure, I was a tad bit concerned about how freezing cold it was going to be to swim in glacier water while it’s also freezing cold outside, but Dive.is did a great job at preparing me for it both before I arrived, and once I got there. Here’s how the snorkeling tour process goes, and all of the awesome things you can expect to see!Read More
Diving in Silfra is a unique underwater experience. Diving between two continents is a stunning new diving video that has surfaced on the internet. A lone diver can be seen literally swimming his way between the connecting European and North American continental plates. This unique diving place is called Silfra Fissure. It is a popular.Read More