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This tour is one of the most photogenic air tours with some truly spectacular views. On this 45-minute flight, we fly over the coastline and Skeiðarársandur, a vast plain of black sand and ash covered with numerous small rivulets. It spans the entire range between the glacier and the sea. From there we fly over Skeiðarárjökull, which is a massive outlet glacier draining south form Iceland's largest ice cap Vatnajökull.

Description:

Meet your pilot at the private Skaftafell airport in south Iceland, where you will hear about the flight plan for your tour.

Being one of the most photogenic tours, the black sands and riverbeds of Skeiðarársandur might offer you the best photo of your life if you bring a good camera. If you are lucky enough to be on this tour in the right light, you might be able to capture the unique colors of the riverbeds’ as sand, mud and seaweed flush down the river: giving you yellow, red, brown, green and blue as well as several other colors in the glacier rivers. Even if you don't get to see these colors, the riverbeds are unique and beautiful against the black sand. On our way back, your pilot will fly you over Skeiðarárjökull, which is a massive glacier outlet from Vatnajökull, the biggest glacier in Iceland.

As you land back in Skaftafell, you can take time to chat with your pilot about the route you flew and the sights you saw, and to ask any questions you might have.

Highlights:
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Location: Skaftafell, Iceland

Duration: 45 minutes

Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 





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Additional Information


    Operates: Daily

    Departure Point:
    Skaftafell airport

    Departure Time Comments:

    All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.



    Return Details:
    Returns to original departure point

  • Inclusions:
    • Fixed-wing air tour
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Local taxes

  • Exclusions:
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks

  • Other Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking


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