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Volcano Heli

Volcano Heli offers sightseeing tours, film & photo and dual-control flights.

We at Volcano Heli are passionate about flying and offering our customers with a unique vantage point to explore the impressive and ever-changing landscapes of the land of fire and ice.
Our most popular tours go to Askja Caldera, Myvatn, the new lava field Holuhraun, the biggest glacier Vatnajökull and into the colorful highlands. Remote places can be visited easily from the air by helicopter, including several geothermal areas.

We are committed to providing you with a great experience, thus we can adjust or customize every flight to your wishes, as long as our high standards of safety are maintained.

Departures from:
- Möðrudalur, North-East Iceland
- Reykjavik Airport

Please contact for tours and booking information.

Volcano Heli

Reykjavík / Möðrudalur

GPS Points N65° 22' 25.907" W15° 52' 59.164"
Telephone

+354 647-3300

Opening period All year

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Nature
0.28 km
Möðrudalur

Möðrudalur is the highest settled farm in Iceland, 469 meters ( 1.539 feet) above sea-level. It has been inhabited since early settlement in Iceland. Möðrudalur has served as a presbytery for centuries. The builder of the church in Modrudalur was Jón A. Stefánsson (1880 - 1971). He was a great farmer and a multitask-artist and the altarpiece is made by himself. His son was Stefan ,,Stórval" Jónsson ( 1908 - 1994), one of a kind character and a painter. The panorama view from the farm is interesting in many ways - judge for yourself.

Nature
21.17 km
Sænautasel

The farm of Sænautasel, situated up in the highland of Jökuldalsheiði, was inhabited from 1843-1943. In the years 1875-1880, however, it was left abandoned as a result of the lavish ashfall emanating from volcano Askja during an 1875 eruption. Rumour has it that the farm served as a model for "Independent People", the most popular novel of Iceland's only Nobel Prize winner, Halldór Laxness. Now rebuilt, the interior and exterior of the turf buildings are open to visitors during the summer. Guided tours help reveal the conditions of earlier Icelandic generations. Refreshments in traditional style are offered.

Nature
9.31 km
Hvannargil

Walk from the sign by road F905. A circular trail from Kjólsstaðaskora then Vatnsstæði, inside the lowest Hvannárgil creek through all three creeks to the end of the highest. The highest creek is spectacular and ends in a waterfall. The cylinder with the visitors´log and the stamp is in the highest creek. Walk back down Slórdalur.

GPS: N65°16.868-W15°47.418

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Austurland

Towns & Villages

Each town in Austurland has its own characteristics. In some of the coastal villages t, the influence of North European neighbors obvious to everyone. 

The French made a strong impact in Fáskrúðsfjörður where the road signs are made out in French as well as in Icelandic. Norwegian influence is easily detected in the Eskifjörður and Seydisfjörður architecture. No such roots are to be seen in Egilsstadir which is the latest addition to East Iceland agglomeration, founded in the late forties of the 20th century.  

Map Vopnafjörður Borgarfjörður Eystri Egilsstaðir Seyðisfjörður Mjóifjörður Neskaupstaður Breiðdalsvík Eskifjörður Reyðarfjörður Fáskrúðsfjörður Stöðvarfjörður Djúpivogur