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Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour

Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 | BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 580 5400
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The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis are a spectacular natural phenomenon, often seen dancing around in fantastic colours across the Icelandic Arctic sky. The Northern lights are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole. That creates this wonderful light effect, known as the Aurora Borealis.The locations visited are different every tour since we go where it’s most likely to see the Northern Lights each day. This tour is dependant on weather and sightings are not guaranteed. Refreshments not included.
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Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 | BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 580 5400

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Firstly the positive. The tour was good value for money. The drive from Reykjavik to Akureyri was long but worth it. Akureyri is beautiful, safe, clean and almost picture postcard. My brother and I stayed in the Kia hotel and I would definitely recommend it....More

Thank Angus S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately the first night we didn't get to see the lights, so our guide Runar said we could rebook free of charge for the next night. This we did and went to the Thingvellir national park. Here we patiently waited and very slowly they appeared....More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 1 week ago

have to say before I start that we were so lucky, the first night we were there we went to see the northern lights with Grayline and within an hour of getting to the national park the lights were dancing in the sky, I say...More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the Northen lights tour for 19:30 we arrived to the coach to be told it wasn't leaving until 8. We was excited and sat at the front of the coach talking and laughing to be told of by the tour guide and advised...More

Thank Kylie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an expensive tour for someone to drive you to a cold car park for an hour. Would recommend that you book one of the tours that includes a meal or spa experience to make it worthwhile in case the lights don't appear. Our...More

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Northern Lights were great, the night we were out. Great time. Plan more than one Northern Lights opportunity. 2 out of four nights scheduled were failures. One re-scheduled, and one a Lights "no show." 50% success! Fantastic! Golden Circle on a very cold windy short...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We where really lucky to get 2 really big geometrik storms in the same evening. Att the first place all we saw was some white cloads moving on the sky, but if you got a good camera you can se whats really going on bye...More

Thank Anders F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was able to the the splendor, you have to see it to experience the beauty, can't be described in words, reykjavik excursions were very knowledgeable and kind, very organized and propmt

Thank fenoj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not fault this excursion. Driver and guide were excellent giving us great information and guidance. Humour with myths and legends before the science Bit! Very lucky to see the lights so soon and the help by our guide to set the camera correctly was...More

Thank Andrew f
Reviewed 1 week ago

A well-organised excursion, with the constantly upbeat and informative tour guide, Siggy and his skilled driver, Herman. Much effort was made to drive to a place where we would get the best view. When we went, we were taken close to a restaurant that stayed...More

Thank Elaine P
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12 December 2017|
Response from SisaOne | Reviewed this property |
It depends on where the aurora map will be that night. I suggest you download the Aurora app from the Apple App Store so you’ll have an idea about aurora locations.
27 November 2017|
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Response from edewolf07 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, no app at all (so no mobile photos- those all ended up in pure black), a proper photo camera - a good compact one will do - and a lot of experimenting with it's settings. They let you know about appropriate... More
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