Geothermal Helicopter Tour

Enjoy our most popular tour over geothermal hot springs, colourful mountain ranges, power plants, lava fields and craters!

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Description

Land far away from the busier tourist areas to witness the raw, primeval energy rising up from the earth beneath. Start your trip from Reykjavik Domestic Airport, just 5 minutes drive from the centre of the city. Be ready to begin your trip with a fantastic view of Reykjavik area and watch it slip away as you make your way to colorful mountain ranges with hot springs right next to them.

When we fly over one of the most active volcanic areas in Iceland, the Hellisheiði plateau, you’ll see moss covered lava fields stretched out to the horizon, interspersed with colorful basalt mountains, steaming hot springs and the very geothermal power plants that supply Reykjavik it's renewable energy. On this sightseeing tour, we make sure to land off the beaten track and away from the crowds to witness the regions raw energy first-hand. In the landing place of Hengill geothermal area - named after the Hengill volcano - you can witness upfront the untouched Icelandic nature. We bring you close to hot springs and boiling mud pots, and you might even see some sheep wandering around the valley in the summer. Note that this is not a regular tourist site, there are no safety ropes etc. - it is just how nature created it. Furthermore, no matter the season or time of year, this area always brings magical, colorful and beautiful views. On our way back we make a scenic pass over Reykjavik, to give you a unique aerial view of Iceland's capital. 

What’s included

The total duration of the tour is 50-60 minutes. 25-50 minute guided helicopter flight and a 15 minute landing by a remote geothermal area on an old volcano. Depending on helicopter type and weather

What do I need to bring

We recommend that you wear good shoes, warm jacket, a hat and gloves. It does cold not get cold inside the helicopter (similar to sitting in a car) but it can get cold and windy on Icelandic mountain tops.
$ 351 1 Hour , Very easy

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