Bjarnagjá is one of the special places for freediving in Iceland which are great all year round, no matter how the weather is. Only about 50 km. from Reykjavik, Bjarnagjá is an inland freshwater/saltwater fillsure about 22 meters deep.  It has very good visibility. Freediving in 7mm freedive suit will provide very good protection from the cold.

Freedive Iceland is the only Icelandic company offering freediving tours accompanied by certified freedive professionals and we can ssure you that freediving with us will be a memorable experience.  No freediving experience or licence is needed. We freedive with consideration to our customers ability. this is a very special place in the sense that you dive in a mix of fresh water and sea water and can see the layers meet.

We will provide you with all necessary gear required for freediving.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION We meet in a small town called Grindavík (45 min drive from Reykjavik)
Please arrive by 9:30 AM. (10:30 AM from 1. oct. until 31. march)
RETURN TIME Approximately 14:30.
WEAR Comfortable clothing.
Professional guide All freedive gear needed
Hot cocoa afterwards

When all have arrived at meeting point we drive together to Bjarnagjá which is 5 min drive from Grindavík. Put on our freedive gear and jump in. Visibility is good and very easy to have fun there.

Our guides are all local people so we should be able to answer all your questions about the surroundings


8.30 AM – 9.30 AM: Transportation

You drive to Grindavík, should not take more that 45-60 minutes.
  • Good roads all the way and all markings are good
  • You drive past the Blue lagoon
  • We meet at N1 gas station on your right side when you enter town.

10.30 AM – 11.30 AM: Getting ready

Drive from meeting point to Bjarnagjá. It takes 5-10 minutes depending on conditions.  There we check out the place,  put out the buoy and line, gear up and geet ready.

11.30 AM – 13.30 PM: Freedive time

Enter the water and have a blast for up to two hours

13.30 PM – 14.00 PM: Last and least

Go out of the water and change into normal gear.

14.00 PM – 15.00 PM: Return home

For us to provide you with the best fit of equipment on our tours

we will need little info from you:

We need to know your Height, your weight and your shoesize!

Also! If you are asking for pickup in the Reykjavik area we need to know where you are staying.

So, when you are making the order you can put this info into the “additional information” box which will appear as soon as you hit “Book now” button