Take off from Reykjavik and fly to the 2023 eruption site and witness with your own eyes the newest eruption in Iceland. Seeing this natural wonder with your own eyes is truly remarkable and one of the things you must do if you are in Iceland.
The current eruption, that started on July 10th 2023, is the third eruption in three years in the area.
The 2021 eruption started on March 19th and lasted for six months, creating a large lava plateau and numerous craters. The eruption was the first eruption on the Reykjanes Peninsula since the 14th century and follows three weeks of over 50.000 earthquakes in the area.
On August 3rd, 2022 a new eruption started and a new crater started forming and new lava got added to the already extensive lava plateau.
On this flight, you get to explore the area from the air, get a bird's eye view of the area, see all the beautiful colors, and massive size of the craters, and enjoy the surrounding scenery.
The total duration of the tour is approx. 40 minutes. Please note that there is no landing at the eruption site but we will give you the best viewing experience from the air.