Take to the skies above the capital of Iceland, and see Reykjavík and its surroundings in the most exciting way possible: in a Flying Buggy (Ultralight Aircraft introductional flight). Those who want to go flightseeing, but want an added dose of adrenaline, should make sure they book this thrilling ride.
The experience begins when you are picked up at your accommodation and taken to Grund airfield, by Úlfarsell Mountain just outside of Reykjavík. Here, you will meet your private flying instructor, who will introduce you to your two-seat Ultraflight Aircraft.
No doubt your adrenaline will already be pumping when they introduce you to the aircraft and the safety instructions.
The beauty of this experience is that you can take it however you want to; only one person (student) fits alongside the pilot instructor. You can, therefore, opt for a relaxing cruise over the most scenic part of your surroundings, or else a thrilling whizz through the sky, with dips, tricks and other aerial acrobatics.
Regardless of how you go about taking your introductional Flying Buggy ride, you will expose yourself to beautiful nature. You will see lava landscapes spreading away from the city, rows of mountains and volcanoes, ocean views with a dramatic coastline, and steaming geothermal areas.
From a distance you will get to admire great landmarks such as the concert hall Harpa and the church Hallgrímskirkja. You’ll also see the many little islands that dot Faxaflói Bay.
You may make a touchdown part way through your journey, to admire the landscape from a whole new perspective, and to have a moment where you can gather your senses enough to take some photos.
On your return journey, weather conditions allowing, your pilot may let you take control of the joystick, under careful instruction.
Your overall flying time will be approximately twenty minutes, by the end of which you will be tingling with the exhilaration of free flight and in awe of the majesty of the sights you saw.
Don’t miss this thrilling way to experience Reykjavík, its surrounding nature and the freedom of flight. Check availability by choosing a date.
Under 18 years old need parents written permission.
Passenger weight limits: min. 20 kg. – max. 110 kg. (44-242 pounds)
An Ultralight Aircraft Flight (Flying Buggy) is a legitimate Introductory flight operated by licensed and experienced Ultralight Instructor pilots.