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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.


  • Skaftafell National Park
  • Skeiðarársandur Black Beach
  • Skeiðarárjökull Glacier
  • Öræfajökull Glacier
  • Volcanoes

You don't want to miss this experience which tumbles over black basalt columns and the black sand beach to the south and west!

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Availability All Year
Duration 15 min 2 hours
Departs From Skaftafell
Difficulty Easy
Group minimum 2 passengers
Pick Up No
Meet on Location Yes


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flying above svinafellsjokull in skaftafell are in iceland

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.

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

 Note: This tour is an airplane tour.