Reykjavik City Helicopter Tour (Private)

The edge of Iceland's capital Reykjavík sits right by the roaring Atlantic Ocean, looking out across Faxaflói Bay.
Mt. Esja can be seen clearly from Reykjavík City, but try experiencing it from above in a helicopter for the ultimate Icelandic travel experience.
Close to Reykjavík City are stunning and dramatic mountain ranges, such as Bláfjöll and Esja.
Reykjavík's settlement began by what is now the old harbour of the capital.
Straight ahead from Reykjavík across the whale-inhabited Faxaflói Bay is the beloved mountain Esja and its neighbour, the Bláfjöll mountain range.
The blue of the Atlantic Ocean in sharp contrast to the snow-driven South Iceland shoreline.

Get to know the city of Reykjavík from an entirely new perspective, on this exhilarating and outstanding private helicopter tour. Anyone wishing to experience Iceland's capital for a bird's eye point of view should not let this opportunity pass. 

Your adventure begins with a pickup in Reykjavík City, as you will be brought to Reykjavík Domestic Airport close to the capital centre. This is where you will meet your highly qualified and experienced pilot and guide, who will introduce you to your aircraft and show you the flight route on a map.

Once you are ready for lift-off, you'll board the chopper, buckle up and finally rise above the Northernmost capital in the world. With Mt. Esja looming on one side and the blue mountain range Bláfjöll on the other, you will witness incredible panoramas of the city, as well as the vastness of the Reykjanes Peninsula. 

Your pilot knows all there is to know about Reykjavík, and will be sure to point out landmarks of interest, detail the cities' history and answer any queries you may have along the way. All you have to do is sit back, enjoy the ride, and take stunning photographs to your heart's content. 

You will be seeing all of the city's most beloved landmarks from above, including the glass dome of Perlan, Hallgrímskirkja Church and the grand concert hall Harpa, making sure to fly the full length and breadth of the city. You will see the coloured rooftops of the centre, yachts rocking serenely in Old Harbour and the wild Atlantic Ocean, roaring against the Reykjavik coastline and Faxaflói Bay.

Nothing can quite describe the feeling of looking down on a city, knowing that two-thirds of the countries' population lives there, although the city's residents won't look any bigger than ants as your soar over their abodes. 

So don't delay, grab your chance to fly high above Reykjavik City and its mountainous surroundings, so you too can experience the unique perspective that comes with private helicopter sightseeing. Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Helicopter
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Reykjavík, Faxaflói, Reykjanes, Bláfjöll, Hallgrímskirkja, Perlan, Esjan, Capital Region, Harpa – Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : Flexible

Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.

  • English guide

  • Pickup in Reykjavík

  • Private helicopter flight

What to bring:
  • Warm clothes

  • Good shoes

  • Camera

Good to know:

Please note that this tour is weather dependent. In case of extreme conditions, the route of the tour might be altered or an activity cancelled. If your tour is cancelled, you will receive a full refund.

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Reykjavik City Private Helicopter Tour

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