Fagradalsfjall Volcano Helicopter Tour from Reykjavik

A helicopter pilot dares to fly near Fagradalsfjall 2022 eruption.
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Reykjavík, Iceland
40 minutes
All year
Minimum age
2 years old


Experience the aftermath of the recent eruption of Fagradalsfjall volcano from above with this jaw-dropping helicopter tour! If you're staying in the Reykjavik area, make the most of this opportunity!

For this excursion, you will first head to Reykjavik Domestic Airport, conveniently located just a five minutes drive from the city center. Here, you’ll meet your friendly pilot, who has a lot of experience embarking on such thrilling journeys; they will brief you on the route before guiding you to the helicopter.

Taking off from the runway is an unforgettable sight. From the windows, you’ll be awed as the city shrinks beneath you and a colorful patchwork of vivid tin roofs unfolds. From this height, you’ll be able to see features such as Hallgrimskirkja church and the Harpa Concert Hall as if they were toy miniatures.

Then you will set out across the volcanic landscapes of the Reykjanes peninsula. As you soar over this barren wilderness, you’ll soon find yourself at the recent eruption site.

As you soar over this barren wilderness, you can see where the earth opened up and marvel at the new black lava that's covering the area. Your pilot will take you on a journey around the recent eruption site in Meradalir valley, where you can see the solidified lava that surrounds the area. The lava is still hot and smoke is still coming off the lava in places.

After circling this awe-inspiring place several times, you can enjoy the Mordor-like landscapes from the air before heading back for a touchdown in Reykjavik. Grab your limited seat on this helicopter tour of Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.

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Good to know

All flights are weather dependent and flights must abide by the rules and regulations set in place by the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management. The volcano is a natural wonder and we cannot guarantee visible lava at the time of your tour. If your flight is canceled due to weather or other factors, your flight will be rescheduled or refunded.

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