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Small-Group Premium Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik

Small-Group Premium Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik

Activity provider: Northern Lights Bus
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 79.14 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
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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 the tour, you can easily reschedule for free.

Hop in a premium minibus and enjoy a more intimate experience with better chances to hunt down the auroras. Get plenty of free time and prepare for spontaneous encounters.

As an added perk, 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
    • Pickups 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 261 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.6/5
    • Transportation
      4.3/5
    • Value for money
      4/5
    • Safety
      4.6/5

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    We were extremely lucky, after a couple of hours we had almost given up when the lights put on a fantastic show for us. Nobody can predict nature so there is obviously no guarantee, but we would have been disappointed had we ot seen them as the trip is not cheap, but it would have been no fault of the company. Everything was very efficient and pickups etc were punctual. The hot chocolate & chocolate snack were lovely. If I had to complain the only minor thing was that our guide was very softly spoken and we struggled to hear him on the bus tanoy but we should have asked him to turn up the volume! What we did catch showed he was very knowledgeable and helpful. A massive bonus was being able to download his excellent photos which were sent via a link in an email a couple of days later, as ours were rubbish!

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    April 23, 2022

    After 2 failed attempts we were 3rd time lucky seeing the aurora! The smaller groups are great-more personal and more flexible. Obviously the lights can’t be guaranteed but you get multiple attempts to take the tour if they don’t show and throughout the tour every effort was made to find them. And we were so excited to see them (however light and brief) on our last night in Iceland-perfect end to an amazing trip!

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    March 12, 2022

    Guide was knowledgable and friendly. Bus was running late due to an issue with the bus, but kept us in the loop and still managed to catch the lights which was great. Much better as a small group as less waiting around for people, would definitely recommend BusTravel to anyone

    March 10, 2022

    Product ID: 93690