The Plane Wreck Shuttle
Explore the famous Douglas DC-3 Plane Wreck that crashed on the black sands of Sólheimasandur in November 1973.
The Plane Wreck Shuttle takes you the 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) to the DC-3 wreck in just 15 minutes,. Enjoy the harsh but beautiful landscape around the Plain Wreck and the black sand beach close by before we pick you up, so you can relax in the comfy shuttle as we transport you back to your vehicle.
Frequent trips from 10:00 to 17:00 every day from parking lot by the highway.
Price & Availability
Days of week:
About 1 hour total
About 10 minutes driving each way
45 minutes at the plane wreck.
Price per person:
Minimum age requirement:
For people in good health
- Transfer to the plane wreck
- Transfer back to the parking lot
It is good to bring warm clothing, something waterproof and good shoes.
The Plane Wreck Shuttle departs from the parking area located 6 km east of Skógar and 27 km west of Vík. Tickets for all departures are sold on location.