Diamond Circle Helicopter Tour

March 1st - November 15th Daily About 1.5 hour North Iceland - Meet on location Very easy

The Diamond Circle Air Tour takes you on a classic sightseeing scenic flight over Godafoss Waterfall, Lake Myvatn and Dettifoss Waterfall, Europe‘s most powerful waterfall.

Fly through the landscape of The Game of Thrones, Oblivion and Prometheus, filmed in this dramatic natural landscape.

This tour departs from Akureyri in the North of Iceland.


Fly through the landscape of The Game of Thrones and Oblivion, filmed in this dramatic landscape. The tour takes you over Godafoss (Waterfall of the Gods) and Dettifoss, Europe´s mightiest waterfall. The route lies over Lake Mývatn https://www.lonelyplanet.com/iceland/the-north/myvatn, with its numerous scenic attractions and geothermal phenomena. From Lake Mývatn we fly over Vatnajökull National Park to see Dettifoss, a spectacular waterfall where cascades plunge from a height of 144 feet (44 meters) into a narrow canyon. From the Dettifoss waterfall we follow the canyons towards Ásbyrgi, the horseshoe-shaped cliffs. Homeward bound for Akureyri, relax and take in the north-east coastline as the Troll Peninsula mountain range https://www.lonelyplanet.com/iceland/trollaskagi comes to view in the west.

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Tour highlights

  • Godafoss waterfall
  • Lake Mývatn
  • Vatnajökull National Park
  • Theystareykjar lava field


  • 1.5 hour helicopter tour
  • Beverages
  • Complimentary ticket to the Icelandic Aviation Museum

Good to know

  • Tour meeting point: Akureyri Airport – By the Icelandic Aviation Museum (Address: Flugvallarvegur, Akureyri IS).
  • Please remember to wear water- and windproof clothing (including shoes) that will keep you warm and dry.
  • Don’t forget your camera!

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