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Dive Review of Dive Iceland/One Day Stop on a Cruise Ship in
Other Locations/General Travel/Silfra Crack, Iceland

Dive Iceland/One Day Stop on a Cruise Ship: "Best Viz in the World", Jul, 2015,

by Robert Halem, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 17 reports). Report 8505.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Everywhere warm
Closest Airport Getting There Pickup at cruise ship

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 39 to 39 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 250 to 300 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Stay away from the bottom, lots of silt.
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 Nothing special for photographers and nothing special to photograph except the topography. The guide was enthusiastic about taking my picture in the classic arms out pose. ... 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 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 3 stars
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Comments Diving the Silfra Crack is definitely one of those "Been there, done that, got the t-shirt" places. It is claimed to be the clearest water in the world and I believe it. It is certainly the best viz I have ever seen. But think about it....the viz is great because there is no particulat ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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