winter northern lights 1Northern Lights Chase from £55

  • Minibus/Small Coach
  • Hotel Pick-up
  • Road tour
  • 3-5 hours
  • NL1 


Northern Lights by Boat from £75

  • Boat tour
  • Free Wifi
  • Overalls and tri-pods included
  • 2-3 hours
  • NL2

northern lights 1Northern Lights by Jeep from £275

  • jeep tour
  • Gourmet seafood feast
  • Icelandic schnapps
  • 5-6 hours
  • NL4


Aurora.Borealis northern lights fish drying cultureLandrover Aurora from £175

  • Very small group (approx. 6)
  • Away from main roads
  • Landrover tour
  • Photography help
  • Hot chocolate
  • NL5


We suggest that, to give yourself the most chances to see the Northern Lights, we book you on an Aurora hunting expedition from one of our recommended providers on your first available evening in Reykjavík, which will take you away from the lights of the city. Tours, which include a pick-up from your hotel, can be by bus, jeep or by boat, or can be combined with a seafood feast or even a caving expedition. On most of these trips, you should expect to be out until after midnight, and the length of the chase ranges from 3-4 hours to the whole day and evening if combined with other activities or sightseeing.

Seeing the Northern Lights depends on the intensity of the Aurora and the cloud cover and sky conditions, and in general the tours are confirmed or cancelled in the late afternoon each day. Re-booking is offered if a tour is cancelled, and if this isn’t possible a refund is given.

For any Northern Lights hunt, we recommend wearing your warmest clothes and plenty of layers, including hat, scarf, gloves and extra socks. It can be a long night so water and a snack are good to take too.

Please contact us for information about other tours, or to take trips from locations other than Reykjavik.

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