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Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik

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$40

The Northern Lights tour from Reykjavík takes you to see a spectacular natural phenomenon which happens during the winter months. The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole. Northern Lights in Iceland are visible during the winter months, from September to April.

It’s important to stay warm when you’re out in the dark gazing up at the sky, which is why freshly-baked waffles and hot beverages are available for sale on site. Add some heartwarming comfort to an already amazing experience.*

*Waffles and hot beverages are only available on the 21:00 and 22:00 departures.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers with young children are advised to take the 20:00 departure which is available from 15 October through 14 March 2020.
- This tour depends on weather and sightings are not guaranteed. The tour may be cancelled on the day if the weather is poor
- Remember to dress warmly
- No pickups from hotels
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- Indicated return times can vary.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers

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Pass By: Reykjavik Excursions, Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik 101 Iceland

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Pass By: Iceland, Iceland

Locations on this tour vary from day to day depending on weather conditions.

Departure:

Departure point:

BSI Coach Terminal, Iceland, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

Departure time:

Duration:

3 hours

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Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Reviews:

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Charley B

WOW! absolutely amazing! we were lucky enough to get to see the lights and it was absolutely breath taking! The northern lights are a must to anyone travelling to Iceland!!

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James O

Not everyone will have the good conditions like we had. But it was perfect for us. From Kansas City mo

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MOLBY D

Truely amazing experience. The wait for the magic was long and freezing cold but it was all worthwhile at the end of the day. It is a must experience if visiting Iceland.!

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Alison P

good communication about trip being cancelled due to poor weather. re booked for the following night, no success, so trip re booked for 2nd time and a great success

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Juni Rusli

Overall is good, well organize but it would be a plus if all the bus have a toilets since it's about 3 hours trip.

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Barry A

We were very unlucky when it came to seeing the Northern Lights but I will still rate Reykjavik excursions 4 stars regardless as they can't help the weather. We were booked the first night but unfortunately it got cancelled due to extremely bad weather. Reykjavik excursions sorted this and transferred us on to the following nights tour. This night we got out and they tried their best to hunt down a break in the clouds, taking us to various locations for us to try and see the lights unfortunately it just wasn't meant to be and the weather and clouds wouldn't give us a break we were hoping for. The guide was very knowledgeable and helpful and I would still recommend this tour. Unfortunately you can't plan for bad weather so you know it's a 50/50 chance of seeing the lights when you book the tour. My only gripe was I would like to see reykjavik excursions maybe offer a hotel pick up for the tour as you have to make your own way to the BSI Bus Station which in the cold and rain isn't the most pleasant 20-30 minute walk (when you are on a budget with reykjavik prices paying a taxi wasn't really an option haha) but that is only a minor issue.

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roland m

Got picked up at stop 6 a few steps from appartment we rented bus took us to station where we all boarded bus #2 then headed out of city somewhere near airport last night march 31st within minutes activity was detected and got some good shots of the lights guide and driver did very well even dropped us off walking distance to apartment overall very happy saw the lights

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kevin l

Had to rearrange the trip as lights not active first time. Luckily saw some activity second time so was worth it. Reykjavík excursions were good and reliable with hotel pick ups and nice talkative guides. Thank you!

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Elvira W

The guides were great at building excitement on the night driving out to the spot however, we did not see activity on the night. I think to see the lights it would be better to do a smaller more specialised tour perhaps. There were too many people (3 bus loads at the one spot) and when you are there it is pitch black and people were walking all over the moss and damaging the surrounding area. After the tour we were told by locals that you generally have about a 25% chance of seeing the lights on a tour like this.

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Kevin R

Cancelled on the morning. Within the terms but no word as to why, would have been useful to know so could have booked elsewhere for that night or Sunday if it was not due to the opportunity to see them


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Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik
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The Northern Lights tour from Reykjavík takes you to see a spectacular natural phenomenon which happens during the winter months. The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole. Northern Lights in Iceland are visible during the winter months, from September to April.

It’s important to stay warm when you’re out in the dark gazing up at the sky, which is why freshly-baked waffles and hot beverages are available for sale on site. Add some heartwarming comfort to an already amazing experience.*

*Waffles and hot beverages are only available on the 21:00 and 22:00 departures.

From USD

$40

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