Sightseeing Flight over Vatnajökull Volcanic Eruption Sites
Why take this tour?
Fly over Vatnajökull and see the Grímsvötn eruption site from above on this 45-minute tour from Skaftafell. Grímsvötn is a basaltic volcano located on the northwestern side of the Vatnajökull ice cap. It has the highest eruption frequency of all volcanoes in Iceland. The most recent eruptions in Grímsvötn were in 2011, 2004, 1998 and 1996. Choose from multiple departure times to suit your schedule.
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Mobile tickets accepted
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
We offer sightseeing flights by helicopter and fixed wing aircraft from our stations in Skaftafell Terminal which provide a breathtakingly spectacular view of glaciers, volcanoes, riverbeds and Iceland‘s unspoiled highland wonders. In Skaftafell we operate all year round from our own airfield Skaftafell Terminal–Tour Center, the largest privately owned airport in Iceland. Atlantsflug has been operating since 2004 and is built upon decades of experience flying over the South of Iceland ensuring the greatest sights and highest quality service, comfort and safety. We offer flexible solutions with any private and charter requests, and we specialize in aerial photography tours on specifically equipped aircraft with openable windows. We‘re looking forward to having you aboard!
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