Whale Watching & Helicopter Flight | Combo Tour

Whale Watching & Helicopter Flight | Combo Tour
Helicopters present a whole new perspective on Iceland's eclectic landscape.
Helicopters make getting from one attraction to another a very easy affair.
Iceland is known the world over for its incredible whale watching.
An aerial view over Iceland's capital city, Reykjavik.
Whale watching vessels get right up close to these majestic animals.
Iceland's landscape takes on a whole new character from the air.

Embark on an epic flightseeing journey and experience Reykjavík city from an unmatched bird's eye point of view, before setting out to sea to encounter the whales that inhabit Iceland's oceans. If you're looking for an incredible combo tour in the land of ice and fire, this is it! 

Your tour starts at the Reykjavík Domestic Airport, located only a 5-minute drive from the city centre, where you meet your professional pilot for a quick briefing on the flight route. Then, you hop on board your helicopter and take off to enjoy a 30-45 minute tour of the capital's stunning surroundings of towering mountain ranges, lakes, and otherworldly lava fields.

Before heading back, your pilot will make a memorable touch down on top of one of Reykjavík's most iconic mountains, where you will enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the city itself.

At your flight's end, you have the choice of being picked up by a minibus at the hotel next to the airport, or making your own way to Reykjavík's Old Harbour, where the Whale Watching tour departs.

Before boarding the Whale Watching vessel, you will be shown to the floating Whale Watching Museum, which is located in an old ship that is permanently anchored by the pier.

For the duration of the Whale Watching tour, your expert guide will provide in-depth information about the surrounding landscapes and the magnificent marine animals of Faxaflói Bay that you are sure to encounter.

After the tour, you have the choice of being driven back to your accommodation or making use of your position to visit the buzzing city centre located right by the Old Harbor.

Don't miss out on this adventurous combo tour, where you'll soar high in the skies above Reykjavík before setting out to sea to meet the whales of Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Activities: Whale Watching, Sightseeing, Helicopter
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Reykjavík, Faxaflói, Reykjavík Airport, Reykjavík Harbour, Whales of Iceland
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 11:00.

Reykjavik's Domestic Airport

Please make your own way to Norðurflug Helicopter meeting point before 10:45 and then make sure to arrive at Elding's ticket office in the Old Harbour no later than 12:45 for the Whale Watching tour.

Please be at the tour start location in good time before departure. If you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.

  • 30-45 min helicopter tour over Reykjavík

  • 3-5 hour Whale Watching tour

  • Excellent guidance on both tours in English

  • Lunch

What to bring:
  • Warm Clothing

  • Sturdy footwear

  • Camera

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Free cancellation
No credit card fees
No booking fees