Quick info

Tour name: Northern Lights Tour

Age limit: For everyone

Duration: 3 hours

Physical rating: Easy

Pick up: Available from Reykjavík

Departure time:
22:00 (25 August - 15 October & 15 March - 15 April)
21:00 (16 October - 14 March)
19:30 (16 October - 28 February)

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

The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole.

Northern Lights in Iceland are visible during the winter months, from September to April. The locations visited during the Northern Lights tour vary from day to day depending on weather conditions.

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.


  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
  • Pick up is up to 30 minutes before departure

Good to know

Travellers with young children are advised to take the 19:30 departure which is available from 16 October through 14 March 2016.

This tour depends on weather and sightings are not guaranteed.

Indicated return times can vary due to road & weather conditions.

Remember to dress warmly.