Small-Group Premium Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik

Small-Group Premium Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik

From $89.04 per person

Head out in search of the Northern Lights on this night tour. Be mesmerized by the spectacular phenomenon as colorful lights dance around the sky.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Hunt for the Northern Lights in the dark Icelandic night
  • Travel on a quest for one of nature’s most beautiful natural phenomena
  • Marvel at the stunning display as the lights dance around the northern sky
  • Enjoy free entrance to the Aurora Museum
Full description
Travel from Reykjavik on a quest for one of nature’s most spectacular natural phenomena. Marvel at this breathtaking display, as the Northern Lights dance across the night sky and light up the heavens. Hunt for the Aurora Borealis in the darkness of Iceland's countryside, on a 4-hour tour that operates from September to April. If the lights are not visible during during the tour, reschedule for free! The group size will be a maximum of 15 people, providing a more intimate experience and flexibility. Enjoy more free time and spontaneous encounters than would be possible traveling in a larger group. Booking this Northern Lights tour also gives you a free ticket to visit the Aurora Museum in Reykjavik. The free entrance is only valid on the day you join the tour from the time it is announced whether the tour is on (by email and on the website). 
Includes
  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
  • Refreshments
  • Entrance to the Aurora Museum
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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      Important information

      Know before you go

      • Viewings are not guaranteed. If lights are not seen, it is possible to reschedule for free with the tour operator. If the tour is canceled due to unfortunate weather conditions for all the days of your stay in Iceland, then you will get a full refund
      • In an effort to guarantee the best experience for the night, no children under the age of 8 years old will be allowed on this tour. The tour can be tiring for young children, especially in the cold weather, and after a potential long day on other guided tours
      • Pick-ups can take up to 30 minutes
      • Please bring weatherproof and warm clothing
      • The entrance fees to the Aurora Reykjavik exhibition are complementary meaning that if you do not wish to go to the museum, there is no partial refund
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      4.2 /5

      based on 194 reviews

      Review summary

      • Guide
        4.7/5
      • Transportation
        4.5/5
      • Value for money
        4/5
      • Safety
        4.6/5
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      Bustravel Iceland are fantastic - when we went on this tour we witnessed a fantastic Northern lights show (after rescheduling due to poor weather). We were lucky enough to have Siggi as our tour guide, who went above and beyond to show and tell us about the Northern Lights. His passion for the Northern Lights was infectious and his predictions about when and how they would show were pretty much spot on. Not only did he tell us how to spot the lights, he also showed us how to capture them on our phones/cameras and was kind enough to share his spectacular photographs, which he captured on his DSLR, with us at the end of the tour. Fabulous.

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      March 20, 2020

      Although a bit pricey it is worth specially if the northern light activity is low and sky is cloudy as we experienced. The guide/driver had to actually hunt the lights finding the best spot by experience and in the end we were able to see the lights even though it was not very strong but that is attributed to the weather only.

      March 3, 2020

      We went for northern lights hunting twice. The first night our guide Siggi tried his best to find Aurora but it was hiding behind the clouds unfortunately. We had no problem rebooking the tour for another night. Our second guide was Gauti who went above and beyond to take us to a spot in Thingvellir with no light pollution and no clouds to cover Aurora this time. That night the show was just spectacular! Aurora was dancing for us! Managed to take great pics with our phones and Gauti took our pictures with his professional camera. Just an amazing experience and memories! Totally recommend this premium tour as it looks much more flexible in comparison to other big bus tours!

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      February 22, 2020

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