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Northern Lights Tour with Reykjavik Museum & Refreshments

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    25 Aug - 15 Apr: Daily

  • Duration

    4 – 5 hours

  • Start time

    8:30pm, 9:30pm, 10:30pm

  • Meeting Point

    You can join the tour at Tour Bus Stop 12, Höfðatorg (on Þórunnartún).

    Or if you choose hotel pickup option:

    We offer pick up and drop off from selected hotels, guesthouses and locations in Reykjavik. Please mention your pickup address while making the reservation. In case pickup is not possible directly from your hotel, you will be picked up from another location nearest to your place.

    Please arrive at your pickup location 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.

  • Ending Point

    same as starting point 

Key Highlights

  • Witness the world's most amazing natural phenomenon, the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis
  • Our local partners have years of experience in tracking the Northern Lights
  • Learn interesting facts from your guide while sipping on the hot chocolate and light nibbles
  • Visit the Aurora Reykjavik museum on the day of the tour for FREE
  • Optional transfers offered from multiple locations in Reykjavik
  • If you don't see the Northern Lights, you can join this tour another day for Free
  • Free WiFi onboard fro seamless connectivity
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!


You will be picked up from a designated location in central Reykjavik and taken on a guided bus tour to see The Northern Lights!

Experience and enjoy the absolute wonder of the Northern Lights, one of Iceland’s and the world’s greatest natural wonder. Your guide will also reveal the science behind this spectacular natural phenomenon and explain the best conditions in which to view it. Witness the world’s most popular natural phenomena - The Aurora Borealis, known as the Northern Lights, which are seen in winter, usually on clear crisp nights in places far away from the city lights. 

Before starting this tour, the activity operator always checks the weather forecast around the south western part of Iceland. From experience, they decide where each journey will lead, their decisions based on the giving travelers best possible opportunity to see the Northern Lights. Northern Light hunting requires a lot of patience, your guide will keep you warm by serving a special hot chocolate recipe as well as light nibbles. You will be dropped off at your starting location after completion of the tour.

That's not all! Visit Aurora Reykjavik Museum on the day of the tour for FREE and experience the exhibition full of interactive displays as well as a specially equipped ‘photo booth’. 


  • Northern lights hunt
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Hot chocolate
  • Aurora Museum Reykjavik entrance ticket (only valid for use on the tour date booked and if the tour is operating)
  • Wi-fi on board


  • Hotel transfers
  • Gratuities

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

In case pickup is not possible directly from your hotel, you will be picked up from another location nearest to your place. Please arrive at your pickup location 30 minutes before the departure of the tour.

Icelandic winter nights can be very cold, we recommend dressing in warm layers and sturdy shoes.

Northern Lights is a natural phenomenon and sightings are not guaranteed! In the event of an unsuccessful northern lights hunt, there will be no refund. However, you may join on subsequent tours until you have a successful night of seeing the northern lights.

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

You can visit Aurora Museum in Reykjavik, Grandagarour 2, 101 for FREE. It is valid only on the day you join the tour, only if tour is operational. You will get the confirmation via mail and you need to reach the museum on your own.

You can choose whether or not to use the complimentary ticket for your visit to the Aurora Reykjavik Museum. We regret that, because this is a complimentary ticket, we will be unable to issue any partial refund if you do not intend to attend the museum.

Customer Reviews

  • Sarah Murphy

    We were lucky to view the lights . Money well spent.

  • Coral Loveday

    Very informative tour guide. Well organised tour. Expectations after visiting the aurora museum were high. Unfortunately the reality was less.

    United Kingdom 03/03/2019
  • Vincenro Belmonte

    Good guide. Amazing northern lights.

    Philippines 02/15/2019

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