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Underwater photographers

Peter Rowlands
Peter Rowlands dived with us in 2005. He publishes a free online dive magazine. His articles are great and his photos fantastic.
Read his article on Silfra in our section Articles & Movies.
Have a look at Peter Rowlands website and download the latest issue of his magazine. Itĺs a good read!

Charles Hood
Charles Hood dived with us in 2005. He is an absolutly amazing photographer. His pictures of Silfra are ôout of this worldö. We use one of his shots of Silfra cathedral as our background image on this website as well as others in content.
His photos have been on countless magazine front pages of magazines.
Check out Charles Hoods website for his services as a commercial photgrapher and his stunning pictures from all over this world and beyond.

Neil Bennett
Neil Bennett dived with us in 2006. He works as and underwater journalist and his articles are printed in many different dive magazines all over the globe.
His photos of both Silfra and the marine life around Iceland are totally awesome and scattered all over this website.
Neil operates a Dive Center New Zealand.
Check out the sevenseasexplorer, Neilĺs website.

Jesper Kj°ller
Jesper Kj°ller dived with us in summer 2007. He is the editor of the danish dive magazine DYK and a PADI course director.
He is one of the best Scandinavian underwater photographers and his photos of both Strřtan and Silfra are stunning. An article about Diving in Iceland will be published in the April 2008 issue.
Visit both DYK's website and Jesper Kj°llers site www.coursedirector.com

Udo van Dongen
Udo van Dongen dived with us in summer 2008 and took photos for an article for the dutch dive magazine DUIK-magazine.
His photos of Silfra, Strřtan and Bjarnagjß are stunning.
He also has the eye for all those little creatures in the sea, he took some amazing macro photos of mating nudibranches in Gar­ur.
Check out his website at www.udovandongen.com

Surftipps for the Iceland traveler

Whale Watching with Elding
Elding is the leading Whale Watching operator in Iceland. We strongly recommend to go on a tour to see the whales, dolphins and sea birds up close. See also our Diving / Snorkeling and Whale Watching Combo Tour.
It's a unforgettable experience. www.elding.is

Horseback riding with ═shestar
═shestar is the leading Horseback Riding tour operator in Iceland. You will get very close to Icelandic nature and culture by sitting on the back of an Icelandic horse.

Russian speaking Travel Agency and Tour guides
We have worked together with Igor before and recommend him warmly to Russian travelers.

Reykjavik Bike Tours
Reykjavik Bike Tours offers fun and educational bicycle tours. A great way to explore the city.

Useful links for divers in general

Our online-guide to diving in a dry suit.
We wrote a guide for first time dry suit divers, so divers that are going to dive in a dry suit for the first time can prepare in forehand.

A divemaster report about diving in Iceland
Louis Kotze works as a dive master for DIVE.IS and wrote an insightful report about his dive experience in Iceland.

Diving Index
A great scuba diving directory with a long list of dive sites and dive centers all around the world.

Another nice diving directory with a list of dive sites and dive centers around the world.

Snorkeling Iceland offers snorkeling tours to Silfra that DIVE.IS operates.
Check out the Snorkeling Silfra website.

Surftipps for the Iceland traveler both in English and German

Other surftipps non-diving related

An old friend in Germany that hand crafts beautiful jewelery. Every piece unique. We strongly recommend Hony!

Accommodation in Iceland

Keflavik Airport Hotels
Accommodation in Keflavik near the international airport

Ratings on dive directories

Scuba Diving, Gear, Equipment - Top Scuba Sites TopDive 50
DiversSite.com Top50 Tauchszene Topliste

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