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Magical Aurora Borealis Adventure in a Minibus from Reykjavik

Highlights
  • Head out of the city to a countryside location picked for its optimal aurora-viewing opportunities
  • No-fuss pickup and drop-off from several points in Reykjavík
  • Make use of the free onboard Wi-Fi to upload and share your photos
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Magical Aurora Borealis Adventure in a Minibus from Reykjavik
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9pm DepartureMost Popular
For the 9pm Departure, pick up starts a 8:30pm.
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10pm Departure
For the 10pm Departure, pick up starts a 9:30pm.
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Overview
Spotting the northern lights is notoriously tricky. Greatly increase your chances on this tour from Reykjavík that takes you out into the countryside and away from the light pollution of the city. The exact location of the tour depends on each night's weather conditions and forecast but be confident that your experience aurora-hunter guides will find the most optimal spot to see the magical light show.
What to Expect
Your northern lights hunt starts with an evening pick up from the authorized pickup locations in the Reykjavik area. From the city, you will escape the light pollution and head for the darkness of the countryside that provides the best opportunities to catch the natural wonder that is the Northern Lights. Following the Aurora and cloud forecast, each day the Northern Lights expert optimize the best spots for witnessing the dancing lights. The tour can take up to 4 hours whereas try to hunt down the swirling lights. Although impossible to guarantee the lights are an unforgettable experience and something you will definitely not forget if you are lucky enough to catch them.
Reviews (18)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great

I really enjoyed the tour, but I did not like my photo that came out very dark. I understand that it is difficult to take a photo, but only had one photo of me, when other participants took more photos. But, the tour was really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vanessaorfao
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Mediocre Tour Company

I was torn how to review this company. When it comes to the guides, they were great. Friendly and informative. When it came to the customer service, not great. First off, we had 4 tours cancelled. I understand this is due to inclement weather, however...More

Thank laurzie27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing experience

Totally recommended! Nick was the perfect guide, and tried his best until we could see the magic of nature!

Thank Daniel J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Amazing

I cannot recommend this company highly enough! Seeing the Northern Lights had always been on my bucket list and I'm so happy that I was able to tick this off thanks to Arctic Adventures. We received a text on the morning, letting us know that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank StevieRobinson
Reviewed October 18, 2018
Poor communication

Our guide was very knowledgable and friendly...Nick was great! However, we didn't end up seeing the Northern Lights by eye (only through the guide's camera). I found out afterwards that other companies had canceled their tours that evening, due to low likelihood of seeing the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DanielleN524
Birna Björk H, Sales Agent at Arctic Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Dear DanielleN524, Thank you for your feedback. We are very disappointed to read that you did not feel that our service was up to standard. If you are not able to see the northern lights with your own eyes then you are up for the...More

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