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Heli Happy Hour

Try Happy hour on a Helicopter tour from Reykjavík

Try the most epic Happy Hour Reykjavík has to offer. Iceland's capital has never been so pretty. We'll sure toast to that!

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This is one for the books. Reykjavík is already such a beautiful city but seeing it from above will give you a whole new perspective. On the the Heli Happy hour tour, your will get to experience first hand how close the city is to glaciers, lava fields and all the things Iceland is so famous for. The tour will not only bring you stunning views over Reykjavík but also a chance to toast in the most beautiful setting.

  • Availability

    All year

  • Duration

    30-50 minutes

  • Duration Overwrite

  • Level

    Easy

  • Pickup

    No

  • Meet on location

    Yes

  • Min. Age

    No age limit

  • Departs from Overwrite

  • Price from

    38.900 ISK

The Heli-Happy Hour is truly a glittering jewel of an Iceland helicopter tour – the most mind-blowingly spectacular hour of aerial sightseeing you will ever experience. Stand on the top of a mountain and celebrate this unique moment with a glass of sparkling wine. This amazing helicopter tour in Iceland is your chance to do something really special. You will get the photo opportunities of a lifetime!

On the way to a nearby mountain peak you will see outstandingly magnificent views of Reykjavík as you fly over the city. The charming and multi-colored dollhouse-sized rooftops of villages and towns, both far and near, will enchant you.

Seascape, countryside, lava fields, Reykjavík city and mountain peaks – vista after vista will magically open out before you. See the ethereal clouds of steam emanating from distant hot springs drifting across the land. It will be so easy to see why the Viking settlers who came here chose the name Reykjavík, meaning ‘smoky bay’. This perfectly describes the sight which met those intrepid adventurers as they approached their new homeland.  

Landing on the top of a pristine Icelandic mountain will reveal to you totally unique and heart-stopping views over the whole area. We will pop the cork on a bottle of sparkling wine and raise a glass to honor this precious moment. Celebrate and enjoy the panoramic views of distant mountains, Reykjavík and the glittering rich blue ocean which stretch out before you.

Of course, you do not have to walk down the mountain!  Our helicopter will deliver you back safely from whence you came – but first more magnificent scenery to enjoy – this time from a different vantage point as we head towards the city.   

The total duration of this tour is around 50 minutes. A 15-20 minute helicopter flight and a 20 to 30 minute landing on the mountain top. The timing depends a little on the helicopter type and weather conditions. Your tour includes a bottle of sparkling wine.

Please note

To find a suitable departure time, we will contact you shortly after you book.

This tour is suitable for everybody, including people who although young in mind and heart, have found themselves limited as to physical activity due to health reasons or old age. This tour is a great chance for everyone who is interested to enjoy these wonders of nature personally. Wheelchair users are also very welcome.

Any passengers over 120 kg / 265 lbs / 19 stone are required to pay for 1.5 seats in the helicopter. This will ensure that everyone on the tour has a comfortable and safe ride!

How is it best to be ready for a pick-up for a tour with Arctic Adventures?

This is a great question. We ask all participants to be ready from the start of the pickup time indicated. This is because you may well be the first pick up of the day. Please be at your assigned location at the start time that you chose when booking the tour.

Here you should wait for your guide.

Have your email and phone number listed with us so we can contact you if we run into any trouble finding you.

View our pick-up locations in Reykjavík.

Can I drink alcohol before or during Arctic Adventures tours?

Before and during activities on the multi-day tours consumption of alcohol is prohibited. If we suspect that a participant is intoxicated, we will prohibit them from joining the activity.

After the activities of the day are finished, you are welcome to have a drink and relax.

Do you offer any family friendly tours, for younger children?

Yes, we do. Langjökull Ice Cave is a magical experience, the tour has no minimum age and is a wonderful option for the whole family. Whale Watching with our partner company Elding has been a favourite with families traveling with young children, these guys have a great success rate in seeing whales (upwards of 98% in the summertime).

Another option would be the Landmannalaugar Safari on this tour you get to explore parts of the Icelandic highlands and bathe in natural hot springs. Most of our jeep tours are also suitable for children over the age of 6 years old. If you would like a nice and relaxing experience we would also recommend the Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon tour.

Can the itinerary for the tour change?

Your safety is our number one priority! Keeping this in mind, Arctic Adventures reserves the right to adjust the itinerary and/or take different routes depending on conditions. Please read more information in our cancellation policy.

Is there a guide on each Arctic Adventures tour?

Yes, there is a specially trained and certified guide on each of our tours. The only exception to this is for our self-drive tours.

All of our tours are guided in English.

Can the guide advise if I am eligible for rescheduling the tour and/or a refund?

No, for all your questions and concerns you would need to contact our customer service.

What type of power outlets are used in Iceland? Do I need to bring an adapter?

The standard in Iceland is 230V and 50Hz and we use F-type power sockets and plugs, so you might have to bring an adaptor if you are visiting from UK, USA, Canada or other countries using a different voltage, Hz or plugs.

How are the tours rated in terms of difficulty?

Our tours are split into four different categories that help participants to understand what to expect from the tour. The categories are Easy, Moderate, Challenging and Demanding. Each tour is rated making it easier to find tours that suit you.

For further information about the difficulty ratings and descriptions.

 

How does carbon offsetting work?

We’ve partnered with the Kolviður Fund in a new carbon offsetting program, which passengers can select to participate in at the time of booking.

The Kolviður Fund is the oldest, most respected carbon offsetting program in Iceland. With your support, one tree will be planted in special Kolviður forests in Iceland to carbon offset your tour with us.

Kolviður forests are strategically planted to absorb the maximum amount of CO2 and the forests are protected for a minimum of 60 years. During their lifetime the trees absorb carbon and store it in their root system, trunk, and branches. Trees also prevent soil erosion and maintain storage of carbon in the soil.

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