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VOLCANO ERUPTION IN ICELAND HELICOPTER TOUR

Fly over Iceland's latest volcanic eruption area in helicopter: Meradalir  -Geldingadalur in Reykjanes

Have you been left speechless by the images of the last volcanic eruption in Iceland? Do you want to see the effects of the eruption with your own eyes from above? We present you this magnificent helicopter tour to fly over the volcanic eruption area in Meradalir -  Geldingadalur, on the Reykjanes peninsula. The helicopter flight to the volcano eruption zone lasts about 35-45 minutes. You will be overflying the actual eruption area for approx 7-10 min.

Keep in mind that the demand for the helicopter tour to the eruption site of the Icelandic volcano is very high, so we recommend that you book it as soon as possible. Please notice that the vulcano is not currently active. The eruption lasted from the 3rd August 2022  until August 21, 2022. Nevertheless the volcano area itself is still very popular and worth to see as the impcat and impressions from the helicopter offers breathtaking views.

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VOLCANO ERUPTION AREA IN HELICOPTER TOUR DETAILS

Volcano eruption tour in Iceland

Level of difficulty: Easy (1 / 5)
Activity duration: About ·35-45 minutes
Minimum age required:  2 years old.
Price: 398 EUR per person. Children up to 12 years, 364 EUR.
Price includes: Helicopter flight from Reykjavík over the Meradalir  volcano eruption area Geldingadalur in Reykjanes, local taxes. This scenic flight is guided in English by the helicopter pilot.
Scheduled departures: Every day (depending on weather conditions) from Reykjavík Domestic Airport only for prebooked reservations. The address is Nauthóslvegur 58d (5 minutes by car from the city center). The base is located on the east side of the airport, behind the "Icelandair Reykjavik Natura" hotel.

 

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE VOLCANO ERUPTION IN ICELAND HELICOPTER TOUR  

On Friday, March 19th, 2021 the eruption of the Fagradalsfjall volcano started for the first time after of hundreds years of silence. This eruption lasted until September of 2021 and atracted hundreds of thousands of visitors. Than it stopped. But Iceland began to be a specatacle of nature again when the eruption started on 3rd August 2022 and lasted until 21st September 2022. This last eruption started in Meradalir Iceland was much bigger and scientist predictred it could last for decades. So we will see if it starts again or not.  The view of the eruption was unique and spectacular so it atracted thousands of tourist. Now we offer the helicopter flights to see the effects of both eruptions which can be truly seen only from above. This volcano is located on the Reykjanes Peninsula, where there are up to six volcanic systems, lined up side by side. The eruption of the volcano did not pose a threat to populated areas or infrastructure in Iceland, hence it is possible to fly over safely and admire the power of lava flowing over the land. The Reykjanes Peninsula is an area famous for beinng full of geothermal wonders. In fact, the peninsula is a UNESCO Global Geopark and is part of the global network of geoparks. The peninsula is made up of mountains of volcanic tuff that were formed in subglacial eruptions and several series of craters and volcanic systems. 

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RESERVE YOUR VOLCANO ERUPTION TOUR IN ICELAND  - CONTACT US TO BOOK YOUR PREFFERED DATE IF YOU WANT TO DEPART IN LESS THAN 5 DAYS. THE DEMAND FOR THESE TOURS IS VERY HIGH AND EVERY BOOKING NEEDS TO BE CONFIRMED INDIVIDUALLY. OR EVEN BETTER, YOU CAN CALL US HERE: +354 773 1127. THANKS! WE WILL ARRANGE THIS AMAZING EXPERIENCE FOR YOU :-)

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What should you bring? No matter what time of year you decide to travel to Iceland, it is always important to bring a proper waterproof jacket, warm clothes (waterproof pants like Gore-tex), good waterproof shoes, gloves, light hat, sunglasses, camera, food for the hike and water. If you want to go visit the eruption site on your own always check the newest information as new cracks can open and the polluting gases can increase or change in a short time. Scientists and the Department of Civil Protection and Emergencies are always monitoring the area closely and report back in case there is any update.

Important note: It is important that you book in advance and as soon as possible since there is a waiting list due to the large number of requests. There are scheduled departures every day but they are subject to weather conditions and airspace In addition, there could be other last minute restrictions, such as the closure of airspace due to the eruption of gases, which can affect the departure of the flight.

In addition to this incredible helicopter tour, we also offer the Fagradalsfjall volcano eruption in Iceland tour on foot and with an English-speaking guide. This tour includes the transfer by bus from Reykjavík, the hike to the area of the volcano eruption and the visit to other places of the Reykjanes peninsula.

Reykjanes peninsula, volcanic eruption site in Iceland

 

Responsibility All of the activities in the Icealadic nature happen according to the full and complete responsibility of the clients. ISLANDICA s.r.o. does not take responsibility for any incidents that occur involving the participants while on the volcanic excursion. NOTE: PASSENGER WEIGHT: Helicopter tour do have weight restrictions. The weight limit per passenger is 120 kg / 265 lbs. If the client does not fulfill this weight limit, extra charge will be requested, which is the price corresponding to 1.5 seats. These rules do ensure that all clients have comfortable and safe experience during the helicopter sightseeing tour. Code: NH. ID925.

 

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