Northern Lights Boat Tour

Northern Lights Boat Tour

Search for the Northern Lights during a boat tour from Reykjavik. Look forward to a truly unforgettable experience.

Search for the Northern Lights during a boat tour from Reykjavik. Look forward to a truly unforgettable experience.

The facts


  • Languages: English
  • Participants: 1 - 196
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Instant confirmation
  • public (with other participants)
  • mobile voucher is accepted
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Your experience


  • Join a cruise from Reykjavík to search for the Northern Lights
  • Get interesting facts and stories about the lights
  • Enjoy magnificent views of the coastline


Join a boat cruise from Reykjavik and search for the Northern Lights. Hunting the Northern Lights from the ocean is an amazing experience you will not want to miss. After checking in at the ticket office in the Old Harbour, you will board your boat and sail away from the coastline of Reykjavik. The thermal overalls, available free of charge on-board- will keep you warm.

Take in breathtaking views of the coastline of Reykjavik as you sail out, getting far away from the light pollution that comes from the city - perfect for viewing auroras! Gaze at the night sky and the beautiful stars while you wait for the lights to appear. During the boat cruise you guide will explain the science behind the lights and how they form.

You will also receive interesting facts, stories, myths and folklore about the lights from different cultures around the world.If you start to feel cold you can warm up in our heated indoor seating areas and purchase a warming cup of hot chocolate. After 2-3 hours at sea; depending on when the lights show up; you will head back to land. Crew members will take pictures throughout the night, so your Nights Lights experience will be a truely unforgettable one.

Please note

Additional information

Please note that we can not guarantee sightings of natural phenomena - if there are no sightings on your tour you will get a free ticket to try again.
This tour is weather dependent - our experienced crew makes the decision to sail each day based on the most updated weather forecasts. Once we have a decision, we contact every hotel and guesthouse in Reykjavík. We recommend checking with your hotel reception around 18:00 to confirm if the tour is able to sail.
Children 6 and under join the tour for free!

Included in the price

  • Guided boat tour
  • Warm overalls
  • Heated indoor seating areas
  • Free wi-fi
  • Pick up service is available in capital area for an additional cost

Meeting point

Meeting point is at the Old Harbour - Aegisgardur 13, 101 Reykjavík.

Cancellation Conditions

This deal can be cancelled for free up to one day before the date of the activity.

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