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Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour

Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 | BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Had a brilliant time

Would recommend this tour to anyone even though Iceland is expensive it is an awesome experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jacqueline H
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London, United Kingdom
Try, try and try again

I went on this tour on a number of evenings as we were not lucky in seeing the lights. The guides... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JMcK67
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Luton, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would recommend this tour to anyone even though Iceland is expensive it is an awesome experience and would go back again

Thank Jacqueline H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on this tour on a number of evenings as we were not lucky in seeing the lights. The guides were generally good and sometimes tried 4 different sites on one evening to try to locate the lights. the coaches are big and it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before going to Iceland, research first which month is the season for northern lights. Please remember that this is not an all year round tour. You also have to be prepared not to see the lights. When we saw it last April, we were informed...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

2nd Feb tour..wonderful lights. .company very professional would recommend..wrap up warm very cold out at night

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Not what we were expecting at all. The guide on the coach told us as we set off....you may not see the lights, if you do you may not realise you are seeing them. They tend to look like a grey line, but you know...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

The Northern Lights Excursion with the Gray Line Bus Company was met initially with significant expectations. A punctual pick up just outside the Hilton Hotel in Reykjavik was a good start to a long chilly evening. We had a competent driver to take us to...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

My tour was cancelled for my first booking, but it was incredibly easy to reschedule for the next night. My understanding with Northern Lights is that it is weather-reliant and sometimes luck. So, I cannot in good conscious rate RE poorly for things they cannot...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

If we give Reykjavík Excursions the benefit of the doubt, it’s only a week till they stop doing the Northern Lights Tour, it’s too light, and there was very little action from the Northern Lights which is obviously beyond their control. But... There was no...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We ended up not seeing much of northern lights. However that is a Mother Nature thing that they have no control of. However the bus takes you out town and stops at old deserted building and then 3 more buses arrive. It wasn’t a ideal...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Our tour was canceled due to bad visibility, which is fair. We were offered to reschedule but it was our last night in the city... so we were told there was nothing we could do. A huge waste of money.

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dreamcactus
April 4, 2018|
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Response from 478anfalm | Reviewed this property |
Hey there! Unfortunately the northern lights won’t be visible then I believe, as they are a winter activity. However in the summer they offer Whale and Puffin Tours which sound amazing. Alongside these are all the regular... More
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warrenduffy5
March 14, 2018|
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Response from readingteach627 | Reviewed this property |
It really is impossible to predict the sightings of the northern lights.You can check online for the predicted viewing rating about a week ahead. We went out twice and saw the lights on the second night. Good luck!
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Chandris81
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Jack F | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so. Sorry
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