Helicopter Tour to the Active Volcano

Witness the new volcano in action from above

Explore the fiery heart of Iceland with our thrilling 30-minute helicopter tour departing from Reykjavik. Brace yourself for an unforgettable aerial adventure over the dynamic landscapes of the Reykjanes peninsula, where nature’s raw power is on full display.

As you soar above, witness the mesmerizing spectacle of an active volcano in action. This eruption, which commenced on March 16th, 2024, near the quaint town of Grindavik, has transformed the surrounding area into a molten canvas of wonder. Gaze down upon the surreal juxtaposition of bubbling lava flows against the serene backdrop of the Blue Lagoon, an iconic geothermal spa renowned for its azure waters.

As you glide through the skies, marvel at the industrial views of the Svartsengi powerplant, which harnesses the Earth’s geothermal energy to power communities and industries.

With this tour, you’ll witness firsthand the dynamic forces that shape Iceland’s rugged terrain, and gain a newfound appreciation for the raw beauty and resilience of nature. Don’t miss your chance to experience the thrill of flying over one of the world’s most active volcanic areas.

This tour is operated by Glacier Heli.
Starting point
~ 1 hour
Not included
Live tour guide
Group size
Minimum age
2 years
Qualified, energetic and fun guides for the best adventure!
We take immense pride in our exceptional team of local guides who are professionals, experts, and friendly. Their goal is to make your tour unforgettable.
57900 kr.

Tour highlights & itinerary

This is what awaits you
What's included & excluded
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entry or admission fee
  • Goods & services tax
  • Expert Guide
  • Landing at site
What do I need to bring
  • A smile and a camera (optional)
Important information
  • Cancellation policy: Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 2 days or less before departure
  • The flight time is 35 minutes. Preparation - approximately 5 minutes. We advise to arrive 10 minutes earlier if you would like to take photographs of the helicopter or use bathroom facilities.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Meeting point: ACE FBO Reykjavik, Nauthólsvegur 52, Reykjavík 102
  • The tour is subject to weather
  • Please note that for the helicopter flight to proceed, we require a minimum of 4 guests. However, if you're booking for fewer than 4 people, you can still secure your spot, and we will try to match you with other bookings.
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