Quick info

Tour name: Heli Boat Northern Lights Tour

Age limit: For everyone

Duration: 4 hours

Physical rating: Easy

Departure time: After submitting the booking we will inform you about the exact starting time for the tour

Start your day by taking to the sky. Explore the tiny houses of Reykjavík, the massive mountains and the Atlantic Ocean surrounding the city. We make a landing at a nearby summit where you can breathe in the fresh mountain air and take in the panoramic view of the city. Relax in Reykjavík city center during the day.

When it gets dark prepare to snuggle up in a warm overall on the Northern Lights viewing boat by Special Tours. We attempt to catch the illusive Northern Lights, sailing away from the bright city lights. Be safe, happy and warm and enjoy the ride!

Please note that helicopters only fly during the daytime. The helicopter tour is during the day and is a city sightseeing tour. The Northern lights tour is in the evening by boat.

Transfer to and from the Reykjavík Airport is not provided. Transport to and from the Reykjavík Harbor is not provided.

Included

  • Guided boat tour 2-3 hours
  • City Sightseeing by helicopter 30-45 min in total duration, with 1 landing on a mountain top
  • On board the boat there are WCs, WiFi, a café and souvenir shop

Meeting point for the boat tour is at the Special Tours base by Reykjavík's old harbor.

What to bring

  • Warm overalls are provided on the boat tour but we do recommend dressing in warm clothes
  • Camera

Good to know

After submitting the booking we will inform you about the exact starting time for the tour.

If the weather forecast does not look promising, we always try to reschedule and if that is not possible, we give a full refund.

Please note: Helicopters only fly during the daytime. Both tours are weather dependant. The helicopter tour is during the day and is a city sightseeing tour. The Northern lights tour is in the evening by boat. Transfer to and from the Reykjavík Airport is not provided. Transport to and from the Reykjavík Harbor is not included.