Diving in Iceland

Diving in Iceland is unique and varied. Although this country is located near the Arctic circle, but thanks to warm waters of the Gulfstream it became very popular among divers. The most popular dive site in Iceland is Silfra – a lava canyon that is located in the crack between the lithosphere layers. There is plenty of other interesting dive sites such as underwater volcano Skrytan, Garden Gardur and hot springs of the Kleifarvatn lake.

Location: North part of the Atlantic Ocean, Norway Sea

What to see: Volcanoes, geysers, hot springs, fascinating relief forms

Depth: 4-65m/13-213ft

Currents: 1knot

Visibility: 30-100m/99-328ft

Season for diving: The most comfortable time for diving is from May to September. Water temperature averages between 2-14C/35-57F.

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