3 of the best Iceland helicopter tours from Reykjavik

by Paul Stafford  |  Published June 15, 2020

There’s nowhere quite like Iceland. The combination of volcanic fire and glacial ice makes for some of the most stunning scenery on the planet. While observing some of the highlights from the land, such as the Seltún geothermal area or Thingvellir National Park is a fantastic experience, nothing can beat getting airborne for a true appreciation of the scale and magnitude of these remarkable Icelandic wilderness spots. If you happen to be staying in the country’s capital, Reykjavik, then helicopter tours are a great way to make your stay in the country extra-special.

A surprising number of helicopter tours are available from in and around Reykjavik. Itineraries vary wildly, from half-hour buzzes over the landscape offering thrilling views, to longer trips that push a little deeper into the island’s wild interior. We have sifted through what’s available to bring you the best three chopper tours, taking into account factors like health and safety, itinerary, duration, value for money and the reviews of previous passengers. Time to take to the skies.