On this scenic helicopter tour we explore the majestic vistas surrounding the Skaftafell National Park area, home to Europe‘s largest glacier, most prolific volcanoes and richest river deltas. Along with being one of Iceland‘s most powerful volcanoes, Öræfajökull also boasts Mt. Hvannadalshnjúkur, the highest peak in Iceland at an impressive 2110 m. On this tour we explore the areas with the best conditions of the day, ensuring aerial sightseeing that will leave you in awe.
APPROX. 15 MINUTES
4 PASSENGERS REQUIRED.
PILOT-GUIDED HELICOPTER TOUR WITH PANORAMIC VIEW FOR ALL PASSENGERS. ROUTE MARKED ON THE MAP IS ONLY AN EXAMPLE AND CAN CHANGE TO ENSURE YOU GET THE BEST EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE.
Meeting point: Skaftafell Terminal – Tour Center, 15 min before the tour starts. Skaftafell is located 327 km. (203 miles) from Reykjavík. The nearest town to Skaftafell is Kirkjubæjarklaustur, 69km to the west. To the east is Höfn, 130 km. (81 miles).
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.