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Dive Review of Dive IS in
General Travel/Other Locations/Iceland

Dive IS: "Silfra Fissure, cold but amazing - another bucket list dive", May, 2019,

by Phil Hamilton, MA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 11303.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
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 1 stars
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Comments This was a "bucket list" dive; I had seen a presentation about diving in Iceland, and when the opportunity arose to make a 2-day stopover in Iceland on the return from diving in the UK, I had to do the Silfra Fissure dive.
The fissure is fed by glacial run-off that has been purified by filtering through the volcanic rock of the island. I've never dived in water so clear and pure (using mask defog is not permitted). The high point is t ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Dive IS   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Galapagos, Indonesia, Maldives, Caribbean, Sea of Cortez, Roatan, Utilla, Belize, Costa Rica, Curacao, Cozumel, Australia, California, New England, Fla keys, Philipines
Closest Airport Reykjavik Getting There A perk of traveling Icelandair from the US to Europe is that they encourage you to see Iceland with financial penalty for breaking your trip for up to 7 days.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 36-36°F / 2-2°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 250-300 Ft/ 76-91 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Guided tour, maximum depth 18 meters
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 No need for rinse tanks, this is fresh water and is pure enough to drink ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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