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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$80,16
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20:00 / 08:00 PM DepartureMost Popular
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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 (67)
1 - 5 of 58 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago
Never saw anything!

Although our guide tried to find the lights, we really did not see anything significant. We were offered to go again the next several nights by the tour company too. However, the next night was canceled and the next two nights had no sightings. Too...More

Thank Barbara Z Z
Makremson, Public Relations Manager at Go To Joy Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Barbara, Thank you for taking a time to share your experience with other clients. As it’s described on the product the Northern lights is a mother nature phenomenon and is unpredictable and we did our best. At the first night we saw very little...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour with a great guide

Our original tour was canceled due to rain, and so we rebooked for another night we were in Reykjavik. Our guide, Magnus, was absolutely amazing. He was friendly, informative, and very focused on helping us hunt the northern lights. We knew that there was a...More

Thank A S
Reviewed 1 week ago
Magnificent Makrem

We have just come back from a five night visit to Iceland, 11 November 2018. We booked our Northern Lights tour for the first night but due to bad weather this was cancelled, however 'Gotojoyiceland' rebooked us onto the next night. This time the weather...More

Thank ForgetMeNotLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Awesome Tour Guide

Our tour guide, Makrem, was awesome! We did a small tour to see the Northern Lights and he made sure we were all comfortable in the van and that we all agreed to at the amount of time we would stay to see the northern...More

2  Thank aleerose18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with the guide Makrem who was marvellous. It was not an easy night to see the lights and as the clouds came I imagined we would just see the stars. Makrem took photos and showed us the lights were there and we needed...More

Thank Ilkleyrachel
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4 November 2018|
Response from Makremson | Property representative |
Hi, unfortunately the Northern Lights is available only fron September until end Mars middle April.
3 November 2018|
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Response from MarkE3330 | Reviewed this property |
Hi We stayed at The Center Hotel which was directly next to bus stop 13 where we were picked up. I guess some hotels would have a short walk but we also picked up at the Hilton and another large chain hotel (cant remember... More
9 October 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
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