Guided 2 hour (approx.) northern lights tour from Reykjavik. Traveling by boat.
Head out of the city of Reykjavik by boat in an attempt to catch a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis over the city skyline from the faxa bay. All from the comfort of a heated boat with multiple viewing angles.
Unique view of the city at night
Inside and outside seating areas
Starting off in the city, pick up is typically not included so head down to the old harbour and meet us on our boat. (there will be a map to our location on your ticket!)
Pick up can be added for an extra price in which case you will be fetched from either your accommodation or the nearest pick up point in Reykjavik. Just let us know where to get you.
Most northern lights tours will head out into the countryside looking for gaps in the clouds, we like to offer something a little bit different. We will be sailing out from the Reykjavik harbour to hunt for the Northern Lights. You will be joined by experienced northern lights guides who will have loads of information to share with you.
When we reach our destination of choice You will have plenty of time to take some photographs, If you are struggling then your guide should be able to help you setup your camera. Warm overalls will be available on board or you will be able to sit inside our heated cabin.
There are 3 outdoor viewing platforms and a large indoor saloon. Those who want to visit the captain are welcome to do so.
The amazing natural phenomenon that occurs in the upper atmosphere when charged particles from the sun collide with the magnetic layer around the planet. Best viewed between 10PM and 2AM on a clear night! Also known as the Aurora or the Aurora Borealis
Pick-up can take up to 30 minutes. Please be ready at your pick up point with your voucher, either in digital or printed form.
Dress appropriately for the weather baring in mind that you will be out late at night so the temperatures can drop quite low. Further into winter you should also expect the possibility of snow or Ice so it’s important to wear sturdy shoes.
Do bare in mind though we have access to warm overalls and a heated cabin.
You will be traveling by a boat which is very spacious and comfortable. There are toilet facilities on board and opportunities to purchase snacks and drinks.
For anyone who feels ill while on the boat, we also have seasickness tablets available.
This tour is 1.5-2.5 hours long including travel time and the time you spend on location. In the event that you do not see the lights you will be contacted about rescheduling your trip for another night at no additional cost.
The ability for us to run this trip depends on weather conditions on the night.
We recommend wearing good footwear and warm clothing. Don´t forget to bring your camera to take amazing photos !
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