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Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Reykjavik

  • See the northern lights without the distraction of bright city lights 
  • A guide helps you find the perfect viewing spot during this northern lights tour
  • Enjoy hassle-free pickup and drop-off from Reykjavik 
Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Reykjavik
From US$80.60
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21:00 / 09:00 PM DepartureMost Popular
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Tour Departs at 20:00 / 08:00 pm
Catching sight of the northern lights while in a populous area can be more difficult due to the bright city lights. Head out into the Icelandic countryside's darkness during this guided tour with round-trip transport from Reykjavik. Your guide finds the best spot for viewing the aurora borealis, giving you a better chance to view the light show than if setting out alone.
What to Expect
Your evening begins with pickup at your Reykjavik hotel by small car or minibus. From there you’ll head out deep into the darkened countryside where your tour guide will scout the sky for the first signs of the aurora borealis.

When your guide finds the best place for viewing the northern lights, you'll have plenty of opportunity to get out of the car to view and snap some photos of the dancing lights. Make sure to dress warmly and bring along a few extra layers since you will be standing outside to view the lights.

Although your guide takes you to a location with the best chance of viewing the northern lights, seeing them is not guaranteed. If you don’t get to see the lights on your tour, don’t worry; you’re welcome to join another night’s tour free of charge.

Your northern lights tour ends with a drop-off back in Reykjavik.
Reviews (59)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Missed the lights, but still recommended

We were denied the Northern Lights on our tour but not due to anything Go To Joy Iceland or our guide, Makrem, did wrong...just nature. He went to three spots and when we could not see the lights he found us some Icelandic horses to...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 days ago
Small Group Northern Lights Tour - AMAZING!

We booked our Northern Lights excursion because of the reviews we saw here, and it did not disappoint. The day of our tour we got an email from the company that the weather conditions were unfavorable and the tour was canceled. We called immediately and...More

Thank Julie-Rhino
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took the Northern Lights tour last night after our original tour planned for Friday was cancelled due to bad weather. Our guide was Magnus and he went over & above to make sure that we found the lights.He was lovely making sure that everyone knew...More

Thank Claire251906
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did 2 tours with the same organiser...Makrem is been just amazing! Going around until 1am to get a spot with good chances to see the lights.. and we did! He obviously loves his job and it’s great how much informations you can get from...More

Thank Valentina V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate enough to see the Northern Lights before our tour in the parking lot of our hotel in the city. Our guide was great, taught us all how to set our cameras to get the best pictures. He also took pictures of all...More

Thank Myra K
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Adrienne J
October 9, 2018|
Response from Lcopa | Reviewed this property |
It’s very unpredictable, but if you look at the lunar calendar and the Iceland aurora forecast (only predicts 3 days ahead of time), you can have a better idea of what you might get. Don’t let the weather forecast scare you... More
Sean T
September 16, 2018|
Response from Makremson | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question, we do allow infant but they pay a seat as adult in the Northern Lights Tour, so you need to add the number of traveller in total including the infant. Thank you for your understanding. Best... More
Taylor L
August 15, 2018|
Response from Makremson | Property representative |
Hi, unfortunately our tour for the Northern lights start the 15.09.2018 wish you good luck, Best Regards.