The largest helicopter service in Iceland, Norðurflug Helicopter Tours, prides itself of exceptional customer service and high operational standards. The service’s fleet consists of black luxurious helicopters, flown by the most experienced pilots in the private sector.
Above the crater during the Holuhraun eruption. Photo: Ragnar Axelsson (RAX).
Norðurflug Helicopter Tours is one of the highest-ranking services in Reykjavík on TripAdvisor, regularly receiving five-star reviews from customers, who describe their sightseeing experience from the air as the highlight of their trip to Iceland.
“The views you see… it just made me speechless, my heart was racing, a big smile on my face... as if I was in love!” one happy customer wrote in a TripAdvisor review.
The fact that Norðurflug is being rated as one of the country’s best tour operators on TripAdvisor reflects the company’s dedication to exceptional customer service and high operational standards.
Steam rising from the ground in a geothermal area.
Behind the Scenes
Norðurflug boasts the most experienced pilots in the private sector and have serviced various Hollywood film projects that were shot in Iceland: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Oblivion, Noah, Interstellar, Flags of Our Fathers and Batman Begins, just to name a few. While flying over spectacular landscapes which have served as filming locations, you might hear some interesting behind-the-scenes stories.
View of Jökuldalur valley in Fjallabak, the south-central highlands, with Landmannalaugar in the distance. Photo: Rafn Sigurðsson.
Norðurflug’s most popular tour is the Geothermal Tour, which takes you across geothermal hot springs, colorful mountain ranges, steaming power plants, moss-covered lava fields and hollow craters—all within an hour!
Iceland’s subterranean energy becomes vividly clear from the air while flying across the diverse volcanic landscapes. The helicopters land far away from the crowds to make a brief stop, allowing the passengers to witness the raw, primeval energy rising up from the earth beneath their feat.
The tour concludes with a flyover of Reykjavík, providing an aerial overview of the city.
Book a flight with us and start looking forward to the experience of a lifetime!
Top photo: at Lake Kleifarvatn, Southwest Iceland, in winter.