Volcano Hotline

For many years we’ve been sending our clients to experience the splendour of Iceland’s volcanic landscape - cone shaped mountains, abundant geothermal features, curious lava formations and from time to time, live eruptions!

Travel NOW to see a LIVE eruption!

Short Breaks from £258pp  |  Eruption Sightseeing Flights from £226pp

With a live eruption currently occurring in the heart of Iceland's spectacular Highlands, now is the perfect opportunity to combine a first-hand view of the raw power of the earth, with a holiday in search of the northern lights. As the current aurora season continues, Iceland has already witnessed some spectacular auroral displays.

Join one of our special eruption itineraries or add a flight-seeing excursion to your independent fly drive or tailor made holiday. Don't miss this unique chance to witness the awesome power of the earth, contact our team to plan your trip.

Watch spectacular footage of the eruption taken on a helicopter sightseeing flight from Reykjavik in late September 2014.

Eruption Special: Volcano Holidays in Iceland

Volcanic Explorer: Eruption Special

Volcanic Explorer: Bárðarbunga Eruption Special
5 nights | £519


This exciting self-drive itinerary, based on our popular Volcanic Explorer package offers an incredible opportunity to witness the eruption, as well as including time at the Golden Circle and the impressive waterfalls and magnificent glaciers of the south coast.
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Aurora Nights: Eruption Special

Aurora Nights: Bárðarbunga Eruption Special
3 nights | £352

Head to Hotel Ranga, providing high quality accommodation and a starting point for Superjeep excursions to see the eruption. Ranga is also renowned as a top aurora viewing location.
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Reykjavik City Break: Eruption Special

Reykjavik City Break: Bárðarbunga Eruption Special
3 nights | £258

Based at stylish and centrally located Hotel Arnarhvoll, you'll have the opportunity to head out on a scenic flight to see the eruption combined with classic city break sightseeing.
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North Iceland: Eruption Special

North Iceland: Bárðarbunga Eruption Special
3 nights | £470

Staying in Akureyri, Iceland's second city, explore the volcanic landscapes of the north including the striking pseudo-craters and lava formations of Lake Myvatn, from where you can also take a sightseeing flight over the eruption.
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Volcano Sightseeing Flights

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With the current eruption occurring in the remote Highlands, scenic flights are an excellent way to view the site and offer fantastic photographic opportunities. These excursions can be incorporated into any of our other fly drive or tailor made holidays in Iceland, subject to availability. Please contact our team to make the arrangements.

Light Aircraft Flights

Helicopter Flights

 

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To be informed of potential trips to see future eruptions register at volcanohotline@discover-the-world.co.uk, or contact our team and we will be in touch as soon as we have any further news.

Read about Bárðarbunga  |  View eruption images

 

Other Volcano Holidays

Whether you want to descend deep into the magma chamber of a dormant volcano, fly over a crater in a helicopter, or simply hike over Iceland’s lava fields, we can assist with your travel plans. Take a look through our most popular experiences below or speak to our specialists about how you can enjoy Iceland’s volcanic curiosities.


Superjeep Volcano Adventure
3 nights | from £779 plus flights
This exclusive short break combines the thrill of travelling by Superjeep with a genuinely unique opportunity to venture into the magma chamber of a dormant volcano. Explore the Golden Circle and enjoy evening at leisure in Reykjavik.
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Volcanoes & Northern Lights
4 nights | from £854 plus flights
For a double-dose of Mother Nature nothing beats this small group tour, experiencing Iceland's otherworldly volcanic landscape and the mesmerising northern lights. New this season is an exciting 8WD trip into Thorsmork Valley to witness the impact of the 2010 Eyjafjallajokull eruption.
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Volcanic Explorer
4 nights | from £458 plus flights
A self-drive holiday focusing on the stunning South Coast - visit eruption sites at Katla, Eyjafjalljokull, the Westman Islands and Laki, as well as enjoying classic experiences such as the Golden Circle and the Blue Lagoon.
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Laugavegur Highland Walking Trail
6 nights | from £1,100 plus flights
From Landmannalaugar thermal pools, across the rugged highlands to the verdant valley of Thorsmork, this small group trek encompasses hot springs, glaciers, mountains, waterfalls, volcanic ash deserts and river canyons, visiting areas seen on 'Julia Bradbury's Icelandic Walk'.
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Journey to the Centre of the Earth
7 nights | from £659 plus flights
Discover the stunning natural wonders of the South Coast and the Snaefellsnes Peninsula on this self drive itinerary. Explore the other-worldly volcanic landscapes that so inspired Jules Verne.
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Volcano Day Trips and Excursions

Adventure
The dormant Thrihnukagigur volcano is located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in south west Iceland. This huge volcanic magma chamber is now accessible to people on our Inside the Volcano tour. 15 May - 30 Sep only. Duration 5-6 hrs (inc. transfers from Reykjavik) | Price £195 per adult

Sightseeing Flights
An incredible 'Ice & Fire: Glaciers & Volcanoes' sightseeing flight around the area of the Eyjafjallajokull eruption in South Iceland. Departs from Reykjavik. Duration approx. 1hr 15mins - 1hr 45mins / Price £270 per person

Superjeep
From the south west of Iceland, take an exciting excursion - Eyjafjallajokull Volcano by Superjeep and Lava Hike, which takes you up to the area at Fimmvorduhals. See cracks in the earth's crust whilst walking in the area which was the scene of the first fissures (prior to the Eyjafjallajokull eruption from under the glacier).

With an expert superjeep driver/guide from Reykjavik on our Thorsmork and Eyjafjallajokull excursion, see how the area around Eyjafjallajokull have been changed by the eruption.

Or climb on board a superjeep from Reykjavik for a tour of the South Coast of Iceland and Eyjafjallajokull, a fantastic opportunity to see the effects of the 2010 volcanic eruption. Duration approx. 8-10 hrs / Price £209 per adult

Important note trips are weather-dependent. Minimum numbers apply. You may be asked by the local excursion operator to sign a consent form and sign a liability waiver. As with trips of this nature, there is an inherent risk involved which we must make you aware of.

 


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