Glider Adventure Flight

Glider aircraft flight in Iceland
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  • Glider flying aircraft
  • Stunning views
  • Lunar - volcanic craters, lava fields and mountains
  • Upside-Down (optional)


Silently soaring above the lunar-like landscape of Icelandic lava fields, just outside of Reykjavik, is an out of this world experience! 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. The Glider will take you over the Blue Mountains area scattered with volcanic craters. You will see how the lava once flowed, now frozen in volcanic veins across the ground. Your view to the West is of the Greater Reykjavik area and the Atlantic Ocean. To the East you will see the South Coast stretching down the horizon towards Eyjafjallajökull. To take the experience on an even higher level you can ask your pilot for some aerobatic moves. This is addictive, consider yourself warned.

Certified Tour Operator:



  • All year
Duration: 1.5+ hours (15-20 min flight)


  • Rated 2 out of 5 or Easy


  • Yes (extra cost)

Meet on Location:

  • Available

Minimum Age:

  • Under 18 years need parents written permission. Weight: 20 – 110 kg.
Price: ISK 43,000


  • Glider flight
  • Lunar landscape of Iceland
  • Blue mountains of Reykjavik

What to bring:

  • Comfortable Clothes

Pickup times:

  • 30 min before departure


  • from 10:00-20:00 (every other hour)


  • Every day


  • Video/Photos from flight - ISK 5,000 p. pers

Good to know:

  • If we need to cancel your booking because of weather you can either re-book for another try or choose one of our other Free Flying experiences. Due to how fast the weather changes in Iceland we can never guarantee a flight. If we do not manage to get you airborne during your stay in Iceland, you will receive a 100% refund. An Ultralight Adventure Flight is a legitimate Introductory flight operated by licensed Ultralight Instructor pilots from the Reykjavík Free Flying Club.

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