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Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik

  • Book in advance to secure your spot on this popular Northern Lights tour
  • Save money with convenient pickup and drop-off at Reykjavik hotels
  • Get tips on how to set up your camera for the best photos of the lights
Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik
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On this Northern Lights tour, travel outside Reykjavik with a guide who knows the area’s dark country roads. Relax on a coach bus as you head to the best viewing spots, hearing about the science of this unique natural phenomenon and its related Icelandic folklore. You’ll also get great photography advice, and if for some reason you don’t see the lights, you can take another trip for free.
What to Expect
Because this Northern Lights tour offers easy round-trip transport, be ready to get picked up at your hotel in the Reykjavik area. Hop aboard an air-conditioned coach bus and ride through the city toward Iceland’s countryside.

On the way to the best viewing spots, your guide will tell you about the science behind the lights, as well as folklore surrounding them.

Your guide will take you to some of the best places to see the Northern Lights in Iceland. The darker the night sky, the better the chances are to see this unique natural phenomenon. Your guide will also share tips for the best way to photograph the lights.

At the end of your tour, you’ll head back to your departure point with some awesome photos and amazing memories.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Should have canceled

The weather the day of our tour was terrible and ALL the other tour lines canceled their excursions—except grayline. We know there was no guarantee but it was a complete waste of 5 hours for three HUGE bus loads of people. We left a fun...More

Thank wilcox109
GLI_CustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you wilcox109 for writing your review. The decision to go ahead with a Northern Lights tour on any given night is made by taking into consideration many factors and one of them is the weather forecast and cloud cover. Unfortunately some forecasts turn out...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Well organized, appreciate the option to return

Sadly, we did not see the northern lights on our trip in November 2017. Our conditions were good for viewing, but the lights never showed. Fortunately, our tickets are good for two years to try again, so we will be going back a little earlier...More

1  Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
went on a photography tour .great venue

Rather expensive to eat out or go for a drink .Very good hotels.tour was well organised. Met a lot of nice people

Thank killygowan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very good guide but August was too early

The trip started at 9pm and lasted till 1am We saw some lights but they were very modest, August is too early and at 10pm it was still bright. Good, friendly guidesMore

2  Thank evqwer
GLI_CustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you evqwer for writing your review. We are already seeing the Northern Lights on a dark clear night. Already dusk is setting in and total darkness is of course best. The tour can extend to 5 hours and therefore it is good to set...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Went in FEB 2017

Overall it was an amazing trip. Considering it was a full coach taking us, it was fairly organised. The pickup was a little late if I remember but it’s a little understandable given how many passengers there were. We had fun & the communication between...More

3  Thank Zalaikha T
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21 September 2018|
Response from Zalaikha T | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was an offer on groupon & included the tours. But you can find the company online I imagine. The are called Gray Line.
11 September 2018|
Response from niknbert | Reviewed this property |
We were out until 1am - it was too cloudy to see anything - mainly sat on the coach for 2 hours at the National Park- drive there and back was about an hour each way. If you don’t get to see the lights, your ticket is... More