Helicopter Flight over Reykjanes Volcano in Iceland

Duration

Up to 1 hour

Availability

All year

Difficulty

Easy

Minimum Age

2 years

Overview

Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Reykjanes Peninsula with a helicopter tour that offers breathtaking views of the stunning volcanic landscape. Whether the volcano is actively erupting or has recently ceased, this tour promises an unforgettable adventure that allows you to witness the captivating aftermath of nature’s power.

You’ll meet your helicopter pilot at Reykjavík Airport, located only a few minute’s drive from the city center. They will go over the flight route with you and give you a quick safety briefing before you board the helicopter and take off.

As you ascend into the sky, the colorful houses of Reykjavík will gradually fade into the distance. The helicopter will navigate over the Skerjafjörður Fjord, offering a picturesque approach to the volcanic peninsula of Reykjanes.

Awakening after 700 years, the Reykjanes Volcanic System stirred in 2021 with the spectacular eruption of Fagradalsfjall Volcano. Subsequently, the region has witnessed multiple volcanic events, prompting continuous scientific monitoring. Experts suggest that Reykjanes has entered an enduring phase of volcanism, adding an extra layer of intrigue to your helicopter tour experience.

During your flight, you’ll have the opportunity to hover over the volcanic craters, capturing breathtaking views of the lava fields formed in the previous eruptions. This aerial perspective provides a unique understanding of the volcano’s size and the impact of its eruption.

Opting for a helicopter tour not only ensures the best possible view of the volcanic landscape but also eliminates the need for a challenging and time-consuming hike to the previous eruption sites. While those on foot face a demanding 1.5-hour trek through rocky terrain and uphill climbs, this helicopter tour allows you to reach the volcano within mere minutes.

Seize the opportunity to witness the beauty of the volcanic Reykjanes Peninsula. Book your spot now for a journey that promises unparalleled views of nature’s raw power, creating memories that will last a lifetime!

Included

  • 35-45 minutes flightseeing
  • English-speaking guide

Not included

  • Transport to and from the airport
  • Landing at the eruption site

Good to know

  • This tour is weather-dependent
  • Volcanoes are a natural phenomenon and a live eruption sighting cannot be guaranteed

What to bring

  • Camera

From 72,200 kr. /pp.

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