Take this sightseeing flight around the Reykjanes Peninsula, which is known for its volcanic and geothermal activity, and also see the Hellisheiði Power Station, which is the third largest geothermal power station in the world.
We will fly over Bessastaðir, which is the official residence of the president of Iceland and has played a dominant role in the history of the country. We will fly along beautiful, rough and raw sea-cliffs. We will fly over the world famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, which is located in a lava field and is supplied by water used in the nearby Svartsengi geothermal power station. The water is rich in minerals, and bathing in it is reputed to help people suffering from skin diseases such as psoriasis.
On the home stretch you will see the towns of Þorlákshöfn, Hveragerði and then the Hellisheiði Power Station, which is the third largest geothermal power station in the world. The facility is located in Hengill. The plant has a capacity of 303 MW of electricity and 133 MW of hot water for Reykjavik’s district heating.