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Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik

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  • Book in advance to secure your spot on this popular Northern Lights tour
  • Save money with convenient pickup and drop-off at Reykjavik hotels
  • Get tips on how to set up your camera for the best photos of the lights
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Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik
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Overview
On this Northern Lights tour, travel outside Reykjavik with a guide who knows the area’s dark country roads. Relax on a coach bus as you head to the best viewing spots, hearing about the science of this unique natural phenomenon and its related Icelandic folklore. You’ll also get great photography advice, and if for some reason you don’t see the lights, you can take another trip for free.
What to Expect
Because this Northern Lights tour offers easy round-trip transport, be ready to get picked up at your hotel in the Reykjavik area. Hop aboard an air-conditioned coach bus and ride through the city toward Iceland’s countryside.

On the way to the best viewing spots, your guide will tell you about the science behind the lights, as well as folklore surrounding them.

Your guide will take you to some of the best places to see the Northern Lights in Iceland. The darker the night sky, the better the chances are to see this unique natural phenomenon. Your guide will also share tips for the best way to photograph the lights.

At the end of your tour, you’ll head back to your departure point with some awesome photos and amazing memories.
Reviews (1,018)
1 - 5 of 127 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Canceled with no notification

Trip was canceled and I was not notified, so I sat around waiting to be picked up for over 1 hour. I then had to call both Grey Line and Viator (over 30 minutes of calls) to get my refund. Grey Line does not have...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 5 days ago
Road side affair

One of the things I came to Iceland for was Northern Lights. The weather in the fall is unpredictable and we’ ve had all sorts from sleet, snow through the sunshine. As the sky cleared towards evening we had decided to book the tour. Conveniently...More

2  Thank Jana G
GLI_CustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for writing your review. Glad you managed to take some photos of the Northern Lights. Due to the nature of the tour we will head out to areas that are cloudy free or partly cloudy in order to be able to see the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Very knowledgeable guides

My family and I went for this tour but were not lucky enough to see anything the first time, despite moving from the first location to another point. As promised, we were able to book a free second tour with no problems and were rewarded...More

2  Thank Inftraveller
GLI_CustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Inftraveller for writing your review of our Northern Lights tour. We have been very lucky lately seeing the lights on most nights and an occasional miss means you can join us again for free. Your advice is certainly appreciated as our Winter nights...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
we made a mistake booking with this company! look again for another company!

This company totally deprived us of seeing the lights in the way we imagined it would be. Like most people seeing the northern lights had been something we had wanted to do for a long time so we planned a trip to Iceland. We looked...More

3  Thank skiersuk
GLI_CustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you skiersuk for writing your review. Very sad to see that you were inconvenienced in any way during our tour of the Northern Lights. Our shared coach tours of the Northern Lights travel in a convoy and to a chosen location free or mostly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Northern Lights - September 21st, 2018

I know Gray Line doesn't control the Northern Lights. However, Gray Line was punctual when picking us up being that it was so cold and windy that night, my husband and I appreciate that we didn't have to wait for the ride outside. The tour...More

Thank tymliz
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madushaniishara
22 September 2018|
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Response from Zalaikha T | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was an offer on groupon & included the tours. But you can find the company online I imagine. The are called Gray Line.
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fuzzy1218
19 September 2018|
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Response from Alicia M | Reviewed this property |
Late September to Late March is said to the best time to be able to view the Northern Lights in Iceland. They will give updates on the likelihood of seeing them based on a nine point scale. A high score still doesn't... More
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MillyLilly25
11 September 2018|
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Response from niknbert | Reviewed this property |
We were out until 1am - it was too cloudy to see anything - mainly sat on the coach for 2 hours at the National Park- drive there and back was about an hour each way. If you don’t get to see the lights, your ticket is... More
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