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Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik Instant Confirmation


This Northern Lights tour takes you out of Reykjavik to the best places to see these polar lights. Watch them flash across the sky in brilliant patterns and learn about this natural phenomenon from an engaging expert guide.

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Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 54.36
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Youth (Age 12-17)
USD 27.18
USD 27.18
Child (Age 0-11)
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 18 & over)
USD 54.36
USD 54.36
Youth (Age 12-17)
USD 27.18
USD 27.18
Child (Age 0-11)
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5 - 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / English-speaking guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • 19:30-20:00 Pick-up at Designated Bus Stops
  • 20:00 Northern Lights in Brilliant Patterns
    20120725044226_1217669363_2226_9 Leave the hustle and bustle of the capital and travel to the best places to see the world-famous Northern Lights as they swirl across the night sky in their remarkable hues.
  • Science of the Northern Lights
    20160428200205_813296998_2226_9 Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) are most often seen around the North Pole, within an oval-shaped region drawn around the Northern hemisphere called the Auroral oval. Iceland lies within this most active region meaning that the Northern lights are potentially visible from every place in Iceland.
  • Engaging Knowledgeable Guides
    20160428200207_129261237_2226_9 In reality, viewing conditions for Northern Lights depend on many factors including geography, weather, the time of day and many more. Your experienced guide will decide where each trip should lead for best viewing conditions.
  • 01:00 Tour Ends in Reykjavík
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Warm socks
    • Warm boots
    • Scarf
    • Closed toe shoes
    • Hat
    • Winter jacket
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please call the activity provider at 18:00 on the day of the tour to reconfirm if the tour will take place or not, depending on the Northern Lights forecast. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
    • Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Additional Note(s)
    • In the event that you were unable to see the Northern Lights, you will be offered a second opportunity free of charge.
    • Please note that the tour lasts for 3 to 5 hours and the local tour operator cannot guarantee that the tour will be back in Reykjavik before midnight for the December 31 fireworks show.
    • You may check the location of each bus stop at this website:
    • The tours are by default guided in English. More languages are available as follows:
      - Spanish: Fridays and Sundays (21:00)
      - Mandarin: Thursdays and Saturdays (21:00)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions. If tours get cancelled before the start time, the activity provider may inform you directly through your local phone number.
    • Due to construction in Reykjavik’s city center, the pick-up location at Bus stop 4 – Tryggvagata will be closed from 4th of June until 30th of September 2018. Click the PDF file to see affected locations.
    • You will be refunded if the tour is canceled due to inclement weather. Please contact VELTRA for your refund.
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Can I get dropped off at a different location?
  • Drop-off points are at either the same location as the tour pick-up or at the bus terminal. However, it is possible to drop you off at a different location within Reykjavik if you let the driver know about your request on the day itself.
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 20:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 54.36
USD 54.36

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.32/5.00) 4.32 / 5
(19 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 5 - 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily


by: asher gad
we arrived at the scene with the northern light visible already... and we ended up early..but the experience was really nice...
by: William
I would recommend you. The descriptions of the tours, the order process, and the prices are all very good. The only concern I had is a statement that I am not sure I am interpreting correctly. It i...more
by: david
Great tour, guide was very informative and made the evening very enjoyable. Was a bit overcast the evening we went but we did see them and was a good experience.
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USD 54.36
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Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik