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Volcanoes and Glaciers

Duration: 2 – 2.5 hours

Join us for a spectacular helicopter flight over Iceland's famous volcanic areas, including sites of recent and major eruptions like Eyjafjallajökull and the Westman Islands. This tour is ideal for those who want “the big picture” of the island’s fascinating geology all in a short time from central Reykjavik.
Price per person:
135900 ISK
Product Id:
All Year
2 – 2.5 hours
Type of tour:
Sightseeing Flights
Travel By:
Travel by helicopter


  • Helicopter tour (2 – 2.5 hrs)
  • Taxes and service fee

Not Included:

  • Pick up/drop off

Tour prices & details:

See information about this tour’s prices, departures,  pick-up times (if applicable) and other details in the "PRICES & INFO" tab above.


  • Eyjafjallajökull volcano
  • Myrdalsjökull glacier
  • Hengill geothermal area

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PLEASE NOTE: This day tour is run by one of our trusted local tour operators. After booking, your voucher will include the operator’s name, contact information and other important details. We only offer tours by companies that are licensed by the Iceland Tourist Board.


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Tour details

Our aerial sightseeing starts with the now dormant Eyjafjallajökull volcano that made international headlines for its eruption in 2010. We’ll then fly over the Mýrdalsjökull glacier that sits atop another brooding volcano, Katla. Other volcanic sights on our flight path include Hekla, the island’s most active volcano, the Westman Islands, site of a major eruption in 1973 and Surtsey Island, which emerged from the sea in the early 1960s. We’ll also cross over the mountainous Hengill area, where geothermal heat is being harnessed to provide clean, sustainable energy.

This tour starts and ends at the Reykjavik Domestic Airport, just minutes by taxi from downtown hotels.


Nordic Visitor works only with trusted local tour operators licensed by the Icelandic Tourist Board.


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