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Northern Lights Tour in Iceland

The Northern Lights tour in Iceland takes you to see a spectacular natural phenomenon which happens during the winter months.

During the winter months, from late August to April, Iceland is one of the best places in the world to see the always-spectacular Northern Lights!

Also known as Aurora Borealis, the Lights are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole, as you'll learn on this fascinating hunt.

The locations visited during the Northern Lights tour vary from day to day depending on weather conditions but keep your eyes pealed and camera handy.

Because this tour is weather dependent, sightings are not guaranteed, however, if you don‘t see any Northern Lights during this tour, you are welcome to join the tour again, free of charge.

Experience Includes

  • Opportunity to see the world famous Northern Lights!
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Bus transportation
  • Fee Wi-Fi on board

Experience Excludes

  • Meals, snacks or refreshments
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel transfers unless this ticket is selected

Departs

25th August to 15th April.

Departure location

BSÍ Bus Terminal or hotel/guesthouses in Reykjavik dependent on ticket selected.

Start times

10:00pm: 25 August – 30 September & 15 March - 15 April; 9:00pm: 1 October - 14 March; 8:00pm: 15 October - 28 February. Hotel pick-ups from approximately 30 minutes prior to that time.

Duration

Approximately 3.5 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • You will receive a voucher for this experience. Please read it thoroughly.
  • You will be required to present a printed copy of your voucher at the time of tour departure.
  • Pick-up from hotels and guesthouses begins 30 minutes before the tour departure time (if ticket with hotel pick up is selected). You will be advised specific times upon reconfirmation locally.
  • Returning from your tour, you will be dropped off at the pick-up point you were collected from or at the closest possible point.
  • Children MUST be aged 1 year old and weigh a minimum of 9kg to participate on this tour. Babies younger than 1 year old (under 9 kg) are only safe in babie car seats that require 3-point seat belts, which cannot be provided. and you can not bring your own car seat. Child´s car seats for children 9 – 18 kg approx. (1 – 3 or 4 years old) will be provided. Children aged 3 or 4 years and older (over 18 kg) can use the normal seat belts on the bus.
  • Passengers traveling with children 5 years and younger are kindly asked to select the 20.00 departure.
  • Once you have joined a departure that the tour is non-refundable regardless if lights are visible or not.