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Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik

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2 adults
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Many travelers want to see the northern lights in Iceland, but without a guide, it can be hard to know where to spot them. On this evening tour from Reykjavik, your driver and guide take you to the best spots to view the northern lights. If you don’t spot them, rebook the tour for another night free of charge.
You'll start at
BSI Coach Terminal
Iceland, 101 Reykjavík, IcelandBSI Bus Terminal is the meeting point for the tour.
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You'll end at
BSI Coach Terminal
Iceland, 101 Reykjavík, IcelandBSI Bus Terminal is the meeting point for the tour.
See address & details
  • Maximize your chances of seeing the northern lights on this evening tour
  • Your guide takes you to the best places to spot the elusive phenomenon 
  • If you don‘t see any lights, you can join a later tour free of charge
  • Seasonal tour available from September to mid-April
What to Expect
Start your evening northern lights adventure with a pickup from central Reykjavik. Drive out of the city, heading toward clearer skies and some of the best spots from which to see the northern lights. Your guide explains why the aurora occurs, and the science behind the variations in its brightness and color. Head to locations where you are most likely to spot the lights based on the weather and “Aurora forecast.” Follow the lights, admire them, and take pictures if you’ve brought a camera. If you don‘t see any, book the tour again free of charge on another night Journey back to Reykjavik, where the tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
BSI Coach Terminal, Iceland, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bus Fare
  • Professional Local Guidance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Pickup from hotels
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Additional Info
  • 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 travellers can participate
  • Indicated return times can vary.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Colin A wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
We went on the tour 16.03.2020 and saw very little as the clouds obscured the sky. When this happens you are invited to re-book the tour for free. We did so for the 18.03.2020. It snowed that morning but was a clear sky by midnight. We arrived at 11.15pm but the show really
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from RE-TEAM, Customer Service at Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear traveler Thank you for your kind words about our northern lights excursion. We are pleased that you were satisfied with our tour arrangements and that you enjoyed the lights. We hope that you had a great time in Iceland Best Regards Team Reykjavik Excursions
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andreiacsalgador2020 wrote a review Mar 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom3 contributions
Very good guide and show us a really good spot for the northern lights. I saw the amazing dancing in the sky. Was amazing
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Date of experience: March 2020
Beate wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions
The Tour Guide was very Good and the Spot for seeing the lights Perfect. On the way back we got an additional stop because the driver had seen some great lights.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Julia H wrote a review Mar 2020
Aylesbury, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
A fab experience and lucky enough to see the lights as driver stopped when on our way home so didn't get back till 2am - best night ever.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Linda H. wrote a review Mar 2020
Chicago, Illinois23 contributions2 helpful votes
I saw another post that was done for Saturday March 14th and how horrible of an experience they had. I was on a separate bus (I believe there were 4 large busses) but still had an awful time. We were put on the us at 9 pm and got the speech about how its "never guaranteed" that
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Date of experience: March 2020
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susovan m
Full value for money
Excellent value for trip. Guide was knowledgeable and humorous. Covers almost all the main spots of golden circle.f
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Very nice excursion ; departure in the front of HUSAFELL TOURIST CENTER at 13.00 ; the guide was OLGA JOHANSDOTTIR
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Excellent break
We spent 5 nights in Reykjavik in March, partaking in 3 tours. Eric was the guide for our Northen Lights hunt. His
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Ismael A
Canceled before going because COVID 19
I did not travel due to COVID19, and I am waiting a refund because I cancelled all the activities with Reykjavik
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This was very easy to use, We booked the Flybus plus which meant it stopped at certain hotels fortunately the one w
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Best way to get to the city centre
Used this service before when visiting Reykjavík. Best way to get to the city centre. Easy to use and efficient.
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Janette K
it was easy
Friendly driver, calm and informative. Comfy pleasant ride to Keflavik airport from the BSI bus station.
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Great service
The bus was waiting for us outside the airport when we arrived and picked us up for the return journey on time. All
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We took this tour on our recent visit to Iceland. We booked in the UK so was thrilled when everything worked out pe
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We took this tour on our recent visit to Iceland. We booked in the UK so was thrilled when everything worked out pe
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Leila R
Fantastic excursion company
We had airport transfers, the Golden Circle tour, Northern Lights tour and Blue Lagoon transfers booked via Reykjav
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Easy Easy transfer
We used the transfer from and to the airport and it was easy. Bought the flexible tickets online. Got on the bus,
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Terrible customer service
Due to the unprecedented coronavirus, I had to book a last minute flight to leave Iceland and make it home before b
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Iceland 2020
Really great tour of the south coast. Got to see some lovely waterfalls, villages and landmarks. The black sandy be
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Helpful friendly and easy
Got tickets before I flew so literally landed straight out the airport and on the bus. For the return I noticed tha
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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