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About us

Viking Heliskiing specializes in heliskiing trips in the northern part of Iceland. Our headquarters are located in Siglufjörður that is perfectly situated on the Troll peninsula that is our main skiing area. The peninsula is every heliskiers dream, with thousands of slopes waiting for their first decents. Our location in the heart of our skiing area is the key to fast and easy access to the mountains. Let our internationally certified guides with their expertise and more than 100 years of experience guide you to the best terrain while securing your safety.

The founders of Viking Heliskiing, Björgvin Björgvinsson and Jóhann H. Hafstein have know each other since they were young boys. They are both former alpine skiing Olympians who competed at the highest level in the world. Björgvin is one of the best Icelandic skiers in history and holds the record of most national championship titles. He competed in 3 Olympic games and has several World Cup points in his carrier. He is born, raised and still lives with his family in Dalvík on the Troll peninsula. Björgvin has been in the mountains from a very young age and knows the area like the back of his hand. Johan is raised with skis on his feet. His passion for outdoor activities, hard work, determination and dedication to his job has made him to be one of the very best ski guides in Iceland.

When running a successful heliskiing operation, your staff is the key to success! Viking Heliskiing has put together a great team of professionals who will make sure that your stay will meet all your expections. We uphold professionalism in every aspect of our operation. Our guides have been with us from the beginning and have the knowledge and experience to provide you with an excellent service.

Viking Heliskiing is proud to announce that the accommodation for our guest in 2019 will be in Siglo Hotel, one of Iceland´s very best hotels. We say good bye to Thvera lodge and look forward to new and exciting times in a much better accommodation for our guests.

Siglo Hotel strives to offer our guests a relaxing environment with a classic and romantic design. All the rooms have views over the beautiful surrounding mountains and marina. The 25 m2 rooms feature an HDTV, in room safe, complimentary Wi-Fi, private bathrooms with walk in showers, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests also have complimentary access to our sauna and hot tubs.

Our pilots are some of the most experienced in the industry allowing us to safely and steadily access and land on top of the best lines. It is not common to be able to ski down the mountain to a helicopter sitting by the ocean-side before taking you back up again, but here at Viking Heliskiing we can provide that and other amazing experiences.

The opportunities for other activities are enormous in the area so you don´t have to worry about being bored in case of a down day. You can for example go horseback riding, whale whatcing, visit some of Icelands naturebaths , scuba diving, surfing or visit the newly built beer spa called Bjórböðin that several travel magazines have chosen as one of the most interesting places to visit in the world.

Come and join us and we welcome you to the Viking family.