Airplane Tour of Eyjafjallajokull and the South Coast

Airplane Tour of Eyjafjallajokull and the South Coast
The waterfall Seljalandsfoss cascades over the South Coast cliffs, separating the lowland from the Icelandic Highlands.
See Seljalandsfoss Waterfall from a whole new perspective on your airplane tour in Iceland.
Eyjafjallajökull is an active volcano covered by a glacier in South Iceland.
Eyjafjallajökull in South Iceland erupted back in 2010.
The aircraft for the tour is small and personal, guaranteeing a unique Iceland sightseeing adventure.
Catch a glimpse of the Icelandic Higlands from your aircraft as you soar over the South Coast and beyond.

Climb aboard on this flight-seeing adventure of a lifetime, and soar over the infamous volcano Eyjafjallajökull and its incredible surroundings. If you wish to witness the nature of Iceland from a bird's point of view, this is the excursion for you. 

You will begin your high-flying adventure at Bakki Airport on the South Coast of Iceland. There, you will meet your local guide who will lead you to your winged transportation for the day. You'll then meet your highly experienced pilot, who will run through the tour itinerary and introduce you to the passenger aircraft.

All of the aircraft are small and seat only 5 to 9 passengers, guaranteeing a personal and intimate experience. Your pilot will also make sure to run through any safety procedures you will need to know before your ascend.

When you're ready to take off; brace yourself, for you are about to view Iceland's natural beauty as you've never seen it before. Your pilot will fly you over the crater and the extended tongue of the breathtaking glacier, Gígjökull. Fantastic lava fields surround this incredible area, and your pilot will be quick to teach you a little something about the fascinating geological makeup of the South Coast region.

From there, you will fly further along to see the magnificent, mountainous area of Þórsmörk, named after the ancient Norse god of thunder, Thor. Here, you will be able to witness first-hand the glacier tongue Mýrdalsjökull and the volcanic ice cap Eyjafjallajökull. You will as well soar over one of the most renowned attractions of the coast, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to see Iceland's natural beauty from high up above. Join this flight for the perfect bird’s eye view of the volcano, waterfalls, craters and glaciers that make this country so unique. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: May. - Sep.
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Airplane
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Þórsmörk, Seljalandsfoss, Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, Gígjökull, South Coast
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 08:00. 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00,

Bakki Airport
Please be at the tour start location in good time before departure. If you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.
  • English guide

  • 30-minute aircraft ride

  • Snacks

  • Pickup (meet on location)

What to bring:
  • Warm clothes

  • Camera

Good to know:

The right is reserved to cancel flights should weather conditions or other external factors make flying unsafe. Customers will try to be informed well in advance of any tour changes. Two passengers are the minimum requirement for booking this tour. If you are a solo traveller, please inform the operator in advance.

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No credit card fees
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