Self Drive Paragliding Adventure Day Tour from Reykjavik to Vik, South Iceland

Experience a tandem paragliding flight in combination with an amazing trip to Vik i Myrdal in South Iceland from Reykjaviik, all in a one day self drive tour throughout the summer months.

This is a one day self-drive tour with a licensed rental car in South Iceland. You will be picked up from your hotel or place of choice by a representative of the car rental company who will drive you to collect your vehicle.

You will drive on the Ring Road (Route 1) to Vik in South Iceland which is one of the most popular destinations along the Golden Circle route and on your way there make a few stops to admire the views. We provide a recommended itinerary and the highlight of your tour will be your tandem paragliding flight with one of our experienced tandem paragliding instructor pilots.

We love paragliding and want to share this with as many people as possible. Admiring the views of sea, mountains, black sand beaches and lava rocks from above will be an unforgettable memory you will bring home from your holiday in Iceland. Not many activities can compare to flying and we always put safety first so you can rest assured that you will be secure at all times and we will make sure you have a great time.

Before you set off on your self drive tour we'll give you detailed instructions about the meeting point in Vik, South Iceland Once we meet you there, we will take you to the take off location for your tandem paragliding adventure. After brief instructions, we will do all safety checks and then take off into the air. There's no need to have any prior knowledge of flying or paragliding, we'll do everything for you. All you have to do is follow the instructions, run down a gentle slope when we take off then sit back in your harness and enjoy the views. There's no jumping off cliffs or anything else that you might consider as extreme in the whole experience.

So if you are planning your trip to Iceland this summer and looking for activities and things to do to fully experience the beauty of the nature in a safe and unique way, you need not look any further. If you are staying in Reykjavik, visiting the South Coast is one of the top things to do and you can easily fit it within a day with the added bonus of flying with a tandem paraglider and experiencing all the fantastic views from above. The long summer days provide the perfect opportunity to enjoy the nice sceing drive, have enough time to stop at all the places of interest and also fit in the paragliding adventure.

We'll make sure you have a fun and unforgettable day, all you need to bring with you is your good mood and adventure spirit. We'll also provide you with an SD card with in-flight HD videos and photos.

Looking forward to seeing you in Vik, South Iceland soon.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: May. - Sep.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing, Hot Spring Bathing, Cultural Activity, Bird watching
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • Languages: English, Icelandic, French
  • Highlights: Seljalandsfoss , Sólheimajökull , Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach , Seljavallalaug pool , Skogarfoss (waterfall)
Pickup information:
  • Starting time : Day-Tour

Pickups commence at 8:30 am. 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.
  • All flying equipment provided

  • photo and video equipment

  • unlimited mileage on the car

  • information package about your itinerary and suggestions for extra activities

  • Food

  • Clothes

  • Fuel

What to bring:
  • Food & Drinks

  • Suitable clothes

  • Swimming gear

  • Hiking boots or closed shoes

Good to know:

Your pilot aims for 10-15 minutes in the air, but if conditions are slack, the tour may be shortened. Your pilot will inform you and you can choose not to fly.

South Iceland is breathtakingly beautiful so prepare to be amazed!

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