Geothermal Marvels 60-Minute Helicopter Adventure Tour

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Reykjavik Domestic Airport
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Experience the captivating marvels of Iceland's geothermal landscapes on this extraordinary helicopter tour. Soar above the vibrant volcanic terrain and gain an unparalleled perspective of the raw, untouched nature. This immersive journey is a must for nature enthusiasts and those yearning to witness the true power of the Earth's geothermal energy.

The tour kicks off at Reykjavik Domestic Airport. As you take off, your adventure begins with a flight over the remarkable Hellisheidi plateau, one of Iceland's most active volcanic regions. Gaze upon a mesmerizing panorama of moss-covered lava fields stretching to the horizon. 

Amidst this scenic backdrop, colorful basalt mountains rise, and steaming hot springs paint the landscape with their ethereal mist. The iconic geothermal power plants that fuel Reykjavik with renewable energy stand as a testament to the commitment to sustainability.

A highlight of this tour is the landing in the heart of the Hengill geothermal area, named after the Hengill volcano. This remote location is a true hidden gem, untouched by artificial structures. 

Marvel at the raw energy of the region as you stroll amidst hot springs and bubbling mud pots. In the summer, you might even spot sheep roaming the valleys, adding an authentic touch to your encounter with the wilderness.

It's important to note that this isn't a typical tourist attraction with safety ropes and man-made pathways. This is nature in its purest form, shaped by the forces of the Earth. 

Regardless of the season, this area captivates with its magical, vibrant views. On your return journey, you'll be treated to a scenic pass over Reykjavik, offering a unique aerial glimpse of the capital city.

Prepare for a 50-60 minute adventure that includes a 25-35 minute guided helicopter flight and a 15-minute landing by a remote geothermal area atop an ancient volcano. The total experience duration varies based on the helicopter type and prevailing weather conditions.

Embark on this geothermal helicopter tour for an unforgettable journey through geological wonders. Immerse yourself in the untouched beauty of Hengill, witness the dynamic interplay of colors, and gain an exclusive perspective of Reykjavik. 

Check availability now by selecting your preferred date and secure your spot in this awe-inspiring exploration.

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Guided helicopter flight with a 15-minute landing by a remote geothermal area on an old volcano


Sight Seeing
Helicopter Tour

What to bring

Good shoes, warm jacket, a hat and gloves.

Good to know

It does not get cold inside the helicopter (similar to sitting in a car), but it can get cold and windy on Icelandic mountaintops.

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