Fri 19.Jul'19 13:00
GLACIER LAGOONS EXPLORER – HELICOPTER TOUR
Become a certified glacier lagoon expert on this thrilling helicopter tour. Europe‘s largest glacier Vatnajökull is the source of various glacial lagoons, among them are Fjallsárlón and Jökulsárlón which we will view from the air along with the crystalline ice blocks scattered across the Diamond Beach. We land by Grænalón where you can stand and walk where once was a vast glacial lake, engulfed by massive glacial walls. Along the way you‘ll also get a bird‘s eye view of Öræfajökull volcano and mt. Hvannadalshnjúkur, Iceland‘s highest peak. Strap in for a ride you‘ll never forget!
(INCL. 50-60 MIN. FIGHT TIME AND ONE LANDING.
MINIMUM 4 PASSENGERS REQUIRED.
NOTE: PILOT-GUIDED HELICOPTER TOUR WITH PANORAMIC VIEW FOR ALL PASSENGERS. WE RECOMMEND YOU BRING WARM CLOTHES AND CLOSED/WATERPROOF SHOES ON THIS TOUR.
Meeting point: Skaftafell Airport, 15 min before tour starts. Skaftafell is located 327km (203 miles) from Reykjavík. The nearest towns to Skaftafell are Kirkjubæjarklaustur, 69km to the west and Höfn, 130km to the east.
Atlantsflug has been in operation since 2004 and is the original flightseeing company in Skaftafell national park. Our private airstrip is located in the heart of Skaftafell national park just east of the junction to the park. Our 3 locations allow us easy access to the highlands and glaciers on the south coast, ensuring the best possible viewing opportunities for the amazing sights Iceland has to offer.
Atlantsflug is a small, family-owned operation. Jón, the owner and founder of Atlantsflug, started out flying over Skaftafell national park over 20 years ago. What started out as a passion for aviation, the outdoors, and adventure has turned into a career dedicated to flightseeing operations in Skaftafell.
Today we can offer 3 locations to departure from; Reykjavík, Bakki and Skaftafell. For over 20 years we have been offering sightseeing flights over the highlands of Iceland. You are more than welcome aboard.