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Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour

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Address: Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 | BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik, Iceland
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The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis are a spectacular...

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis are a spectacular natural phenomenon, often seen dancing around in fantastic colours across the Icelandic Arctic sky. The Northern lights are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole. That creates this wonderful light effect, known as the Aurora Borealis.The locations visited are different every tour since we go where it’s most likely to see the Northern Lights each day. This tour is dependant on weather and sightings are not guaranteed. Refreshments not included.

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Not the best sight and unfortunately a full moon.

We book this as part of the package with Icelandair. Unfortunately, at the time there was a full moon and the sight we were taken to had some light pollution. A coach journey of... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived on our first night in Reykjavik, we got an email saying tour is cancelled which was understandable given the bad weather, disappointing but nothing we can do. So we rebooked for the next night. The bus came on time, by the time it picked everyone up along the way and arrived at the coach depot, the coach... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The marketing says you can go for free on a follow on trip if you dont see the northern lights but the tour company may have a different view point on the interpretation of "seeing" the lights. On 19th March 2017 we excitedly went on the northern lights tour. When we arrived our guide told us to be quick getting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were picked up from our hotel at 8.30 and it was snowing and overcast. I would have bet a large sum of money that we would not see a thing. We drove towards the airport at Keflavik and as we approached our spot for the night our guide asked to look towards the sky where a single star could... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let me just start by saying that I understand that the Northern Lights is something that cannot be guaranteed since it is a natural phenomena and it's nothing more than a gamble. That being said, I was booked originally on Special Tours' Northern Lights cruise for March 14 but it was cancelled at the last minute and I booked this... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Im booking for northern light tour Tour ID: RE62 we wait at front of Guest House Aurora at 9.20 - 10.30 pm but no bus come. I have call +354 580 5400 and he said bus already come and not see anyone, now tour is already gone. We have no idea why driver not see us. We wait here with... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our Northern Lights Tour was extremely disappointing, mostly due to the guide we had. She gave minimal information, was more difficult to understand than others we had throughout the week and seemed to be "phoning it in." She told us we had to be back at the bus at 11 pm (we arrived at the viewing site at 10:15). I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We travelled to Iceland at the end of February so that we would be there for my birthday in march, we was very lucky that we saw the northern lights on our first night on a pre arranged excursion, we also saw them the following night in the centre of Reykjavik, they are amazing to see and I recommend this... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I booked this excursion March 16, 2017, for departure that night at 9;30 from our hotel after receiving a good aurora forecast. We met in the lobby at 9;30 but were not picked up until after 10;00 pm only to be driven to their depot where our bus was filled to capacity thereby wasting more time. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked onto this tour at the last minute after hearing there were high chances of clear skies in certain parts of Reykjavik to see the northern lights. We were driven about an hour outside of the city where it was pitch black to ensure no city lights impacted our chance to see the lights. After about half an hour... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We book this as part of the package with Icelandair. Unfortunately, at the time there was a full moon and the sight we were taken to had some light pollution. A coach journey of about 45 minutes from hotel from which we were picked up. No green colours were visible to the naked eye but were picked up by good... More 

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