Fagradalsfjall Volcano Helicopter Tour from Reykjavík

1 hour
The Fagradalsfjall volcano as seen from a helicopter window

Come see the widespread lava fields, colossal craters, and an abundance of colors the new eruption started on 10 July 2023 created.

Take off from Reykjavík and fly to the Fagradalsfjall volcano area on the Reykjanes peninsula. Seeing this natural wonder with your own eyes is truly remarkable and one of the things you must do when in Iceland.

The 2021 eruption started on 19 March and lasted for six months, creating a large lava plateau and numerous craters. The eruption was the first on the Reykjanes peninsula since the 14th century and followed three weeks of over 50,000 earthquakes in the area.

On 3 August 2022 a new eruption started and a new crater started forming and new lava got added to the already extensive lava plateau.

On this flight, you get to explore the area from the air, get a bird’s eye view of the area, see all the beautiful colors, and massive size of the craters, and enjoy the surrounding scenery.

The total duration of the tour is approx. 40 minutes. Please note that there is no landing at the eruption site but we will give you the best viewing experience from the air.

The volcano is a natural wonder and we cannot guarantee visible lava at the time of your tour. All our flights are weather dependent. If we have to cancel your flight due to weather or other factors out of our control, we will try to reschedule your flight or give you a full refund.

DeparturesAll year
Duration40 minutes
Minimum age2 years
Starts fromReykjavík

What’s included?

40 minute helicopter ride

Guidance in English

Meals & refreshments

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