On this breathtaking flight, you will fly over the vibrant Skaftafell valley surrounded by enormous glaciers and you'll fly close to Öræfajökull Volcano that is known for its soaring, ice-capped peak, the highest in Iceland. You don't want to miss this experience which tumbles over black basalt columns and the black sand beach to the south and west!
Duration: 15 min
Available: All year
Minimum: 2 passengers
- Skaftafell National Park
- Skeiðarársandur Black Beach
- Skeiðarárjökull Glacier
- Öræfajökull Glacier
Where to meet:
The tour is operated from Skaftafell Terminal – Tour Center. The best way to get there is to drive on road nr. 1 and turn off the road to the opposite side of Skaftafell National Park. GPS coordinates: 64°00’10.7″N 16°56’29.4″W
This tour is offered either
- as a helicopter tour or
- as an airplane tour.
The two versions have different prices. Please specify which option you prefer in checkout to see the correct price of the tour.
For further information: Contact Us
Youth (2-12): 14 625
Children (0-2): 0
This short 15-minute tour will take you on an enchanting tour over the spectacular scenery that surrounds the Skaftafell National Park, encompassing the jet-black sands of the volcanic Skeiðarársandur Beach – famed for its stunning glacial riverbeds and the iconic abstract patterns that populate its sands.
Alongside the famous Skeiðarárjökull glacier and the mighty Öræfajökull volcanic glacier that is dominated by Mt. Hvannadalshnjúkur – Iceland’s tallest peak.
It is an unforgettable ‘flash’ sightseeing experience that everyone is sure to appreciate – allowing you to cram some of Iceland’s most famous sights into a short period of time.
Map - (click to enlarge)
Disclaimer: Disclaimer: If the weather forecast is not looking promising at the time of the tour we: A) Try to change the time on the same day (e.g. go in the afternoon instead of the morning). B) Offer you to go on a different date (e.g. the day before or the day after). C) Try to change the location of the flight (e.g. go from Bakki airport instead of Reykjavík). If we are fully booked and can not offer options A, B or C then we always give a full refund!