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Dive Review of DIVE.IS in
Other Locations/Silfra, Iceland

DIVE.IS: "Unworldly scenery, 300-foot viz, and delicious water", Jun, 2016,

by Harvey S. Cohen, NJ, US (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 8 Helpful votes). Report 8963.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Andeman & Nicobar Islands, Gulf of Eilat, Bali, Komodo, Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, Fiji, Palau, Coral Sea, Galapagos, many Caribbean locations, New Jersey, Florida, National Aquarium, Dutch Springs
Closest Airport Reykjavik Getting There Fly from almost anywhere in the world.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm
Water Temp 35 to 39 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 300 to 300 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 60 foot max. Stay between guide and chaser.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments If you have a camera, they recommend you bring it only on the second dive. The DM also pho ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I booked on the Dive.Is Web site well in advance. They're very popular during the summer months, so I'd advise you do the same.
Everything went perfectly smoothly. They picked me up on schedule at my B&B for the scenic hour ride to the dive site. I was assigned to a group of just 3 divers, with a DM guide and an apprentice DM chaser. The other divers were from Copenhagen and Seattle, and we all enjoyed chatting during the ride.
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