Glider Adventure Flight

1. May - 30. Sept Daily About 2 hours Bláfjöll area near Reykjavik Very easy Min 14 years old

This adventurous Glider Flight is perfect for those who enjoy adrenaline filled activities, and offers a unique opportunity to see the Icelandic volcanic craters and lava fields from a birds eye view.

Once the Glider has been towed aloft by a powered aircraft, it relies on thermals or ridge soaring to stay airborne. Gliders have an excellent glide range and can reach a top speed of up to 280 km/h. Silently soaring above the rugged landscape of the Icelandic lava fields is an out of this world experience. It gives an excellent view of The Blue Mountains area and the abundance of volcanic craters.

During the Glider Flight, you can see how the once flowing lava is now frozen in volcanic veins across the ground. The view to the West is of the Greater Reykjavik area and the Atlantic Ocean, and to the East The South Coast can be seen, stretching down the horizon and towards the famous Eyjafjallajokull. To take the Glider Flight experience on a higher level, you can ask the pilot for some aerobatic moves, or you can just make the most of peacefully soaring over the beautiful Icelandic landscape.

Tour highlights

  • Glider Flight
  • The Blue Mountains
  • Lava Fields
  • Volcanic Craters
  • Stunning Views


  • 15-20 min glider flight.
  • A licensed Glider Instructor pilot from the Icelandic Glider Association.

Not included

  • Pickup can be added as an optional extra.

Good to know

Pickup, if selected, starts 30 minutes before your booked time. Should you wish to make your own way, The Glider Flight starts from the Glider field by the Blue Mountains.

Please note that children under 18 years need parent written permission and the weight limit is 20-110 kg.

Please wear comfortable and warm clothes, as the weather in Iceland can be unpredictable.

Please note that this tour is weather dependent and could be cancelled due to weather.


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