Paragliding Adventure Self-Drive Tour | Departure from Reykjavik

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Reykjavík
Duration
12 hours
Difficulty
Moderate
Languages
English, Icelandic, French
Available
May. - Sep.
Minimum age:
18 years old

See the magnificent South Coast of Iceland from both the ground and above with this amazing paragliding self-drive tour. Those looking for unique activities to fully experience the beauty of the Icelandic nature should not miss this adventure.

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. Then you'll hit the road, driving past glaciers and waterfalls on your way to the village of Vík on the South Coast. 

On the way, you will make a few stops to admire the view as you drive on the Ring Road (Route 1). After booking, you will be provided with a recommended itinerary, pointing you to some of the South Coast's most beautiful attractions like the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss, and the black sand beach of Reynisfjara.

Once you get to the village of Vík, the highlight of your tour begins. There, you will meet your experienced tandem paragliding instructor pilot who will take you to the take-off location for your adventure. 

After brief instructions and safety checks, you will take off into the air. No prior knowledge of flying or paragliding is needed; all you have to do is follow the instructions, run down a gentle slope, and then you'll be in the air! You can just sit back in your harness and enjoy the views of black sand beaches, tall and mighty mountains, and vast lava fields from above. 

Should you want a keepsake of your fun and exciting day, you can purchase an SD card with in-flight HD videos and photos of your adventure in the air.

Travel the South Coast and get a bird's eye view of the stunning landscapes with this fantastic paragliding self-drive tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Included

All flying equipment provided
Expert piloting
Rental car with unlimited mileage on the car
Information package about your itinerary and suggestions for extra activities

Activities

Sightseeing
Hot Spring Bathing
Cultural Activity
Bird watching

Attractions

Skógafoss
Seljalandsfoss
Sólheimajökull
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
Seljavallalaug

What to bring

Food & Drinks
Warm and waterproof clothes
Swimsuit and a towel
Hiking boots or closed shoes
A thin hat to fit under your helmet and gloves

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.

Photography is fine, but bring your camera at your own risk. Your pilot will be equipped with a high definition video camera as well.

Please note that we only fly when the weather conditions are safe. If conditions are less than optimal as the take-off time approaches, you can either wait for conditions to become better or try the tour at another time.

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