Enjoy an evening excursion to the lovely island of Viðey from Reykjavik and hunt for the spectacular Northern Lights against the backdrop of the impressive architecture found in this quiet island.
Accompanied by an expert guide, explore the village buildings and historical monuments and take in brilliant panoramic views of Reykjavik city from viewing platforms. Search for the elusive auroras and gaze at the constantly changing lights.
From Reykjavik, head straight to the Old Harbour. Viðey Island is a 20-minute ferry ride from the harbour. See the stunning architecture and buildings of Viðey Island including the famous Yoko Ono installation, the Imagine Peace Tower and Richard Serra’s The Milestone Project. Viðey Island is also home to the oldest church in Iceland and Viðey House, the first building in the country to be built with stone.
Gaze at the spectacular Northern Lights with the backdrop of the island’s impressive buildings below. Enjoy the picturesque landscape as you take an evening stroll in search of the auroras. Take pictures against the magnificent auroras and buildings and enjoy brilliant 360-degree panoramic views of Reykjavik from the platforms scattered around the island.
About the Supplier: Established in the year 2000, Elding is the original whale watching operator in Reykjavík. The family-owned operator began with a personal interest in wildlife, boats and people and is known to offer the best whale watching experience in Iceland along with other exciting activities.
Thur, Fri, Sat & Sun (1 Oct to 24 Apr)
2.5 hours (with transfers)
1.5 hours (without transfers)
Make your own way to the Old Harbour.
Same as the start point
Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
If no lights are seen on the tour, we will offer you a complimentary ticket, valid for two years. But there will be no refund.
The tour is weather dependent, so if the weather is too rough we might have to cancel the tour.
Make sure to dress for the weather and carry all essentials.
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