The Wonders of Snæfellsnes Helicopter Tour

Discover the magic of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula with this breathtaking helicopter ride across one of west Iceland's most awe-inspiring regions!

Flying over this peninsula, with Snæfellsjökull ever present from the window, you'll find the surreal beauty and natural drama of Snæfellsnes even more captivating than fiction. The peninsula is often touted as one of Iceland's most mystic areas and you'll quickly discover why!  

Your own adventure will begin at the tour rendezvous point, Hangar 6, beside Reykjavik Domestic Airport. You will meet the rest of your group and your friendly pilot, a highly trained and experienced professional, who will soon run through the day's action-packed itinerary.

They will show your group the proposed route on a map and introduce the helicopter you will be flying in. To guarantee security and comfort in the aircraft, the helicopter fleet is fitted with the most modern equipment and expertly maintained.

When everyone is ready, it's time for take-off! You will fly north-west from Reykjavík toward the Peninsula, flying over a myriad of dried lava plateaus, farmland and mountain ranges. Your pilot will share various points of interest along your journey.

When you finally reach Snæfellsness, you will be privy to numerous natural wonders. Snæfellsjökull National Park is a truly unique area, made up of stunning cliff-faces, cascading waterfalls and volcanic shorelines.

It is the glacier volcano itself, Snæfellsjökull, that dominates the landscape, however. As you fly close to the volcanoes 1446m summit, you will have incredible views of both the Reykjanes Peninsula to the south, and to the north, the Westfjords. You will also gain an incredible panorama of the Bay of Breiðafjörður and its thousands of little islands and many quaint fishing villages. 

Throughout your flight, there will a number of stops, made at the pilot's discretion. There will be a meal stop at a charming country hotel, and refreshments are offered along the way. Your overall journey time will be approximately 4 hours. 

Make the most of your trip to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula by booking your flight today, and you too could experience the incredible landscapes waiting hidden in Iceland's west. Check availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Helicopter
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Golden Circle, Gullfoss, Hengill, Þingvellir, Langjökull
Pickup information:
  • Starting 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.
What to bring:
  • Warm clothing.



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