Helicopter Tour Over the Erupting Reykjanes Volcano


45 min


All Year



Minimum Age

2 Years


Get ready for an exhilarating adventure unlike anything you’ve experienced before! Take to the skies and witness the raw power of nature on an awe-inspiring helicopter tour over an erupting volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the primal forces of the Earth in action.

Board the helicopter at Reykjavík Domestic Airport and prepare for an extraordinary journey. As you ascend into the sky, the anticipation builds, knowing that you’re about to witness a spectacle of epic proportions. The helicopter takes you directly over the active volcano, offering you an unobstructed view of the mesmerizing lava flows and billowing plumes of smoke rising from the crater.

For approximately 40 minutes, you’ll be immersed in a surreal world where fire meets ice. The contrast between the fiery molten lava and the surrounding icy landscapes is truly a sight to behold. Marvel at the vibrant hues of red and orange as the molten rock cascades down the volcano’s slopes, leaving a trail of glowing lava in its wake.

This particular volcano started erupting on July 10th, 2023, following a series of earthquakes that heralded its awakening. It’s a unique opportunity to witness the raw energy of a volcanic eruption up close. Previous eruptions occurred in 2021 and 2022, making this site an active and captivating natural phenomenon.

As you soar above the volcano, the expert pilot will provide informative commentary, sharing fascinating facts about the geological processes at play. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the immense power and beauty of these volcanic landscapes.

Please note that this helicopter tour is a flight-only experience, offering you the best vantage point to witness the eruption from above. Due to safety considerations, there is no landing at the eruption site. However, this allows you to truly appreciate the grandeur and magnitude of the volcanic activity without any compromise.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to witness the forces that shape our planet. Book your helicopter tour now and prepare for an adventure that will leave you in awe of nature’s might. See the world from a whole new perspective as you soar above an erupting volcano on the Reykjanes Peninsula. Book your seat today and embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Iceland’s volcanic wonders!


  • 40 minute helicopter tour over the active volcano

Not included

  • Transport to and from Reykjavík Airport
  • Landing at the eruption site

Good to know

  • The volcano is a natural wonder and we cannot guarantee visible lava at the time of your tour.
  • This tour is weather dependent. If your tour gets cancelled by the provider because of weather or other unforeseen circumstances, you can reschedule or receive a full refund.
  • At least 4 people are needed for this tour to operate.
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before event
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 3 days or less before event
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 10% if booking is cancelled 14 days or less before event

What to bring

  • Camera

From 63,900 kr. /pp.

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