From £61

Hunt for the Northern Lights from the ocean on this boat trip off the coastline of Reykjavik.

Sailing away from the coastline of Reykjavik and seeing the Aurora Borealis out on the North-Atlantic ocean with beautiful mountains and the city lights in the background is something you won't forget. An expert guide will tell you all about the Northern Lights, the folklore and superstition, as well as explaining the underlying scientific facts that make this magical light show possible.

Warm overalls are available, since it does get chilly in the winter and usually much of the time is spent outside gazing at the night sky. Warm and cosy seating area with cafe/snackbar inside the boat is also available.   

Included: Pick up/drop off  from/to hotel, 2 hour boat tour, guidance in English.   

Departure: 16th October - 14March at 21:00 (pick up from hotels 20:00-20:45)                                1st Sep - 15th Oct // 15th Mar - 15th Apr at 22:00 (pick up from hotels at 21:00-21:45)           

Duration: 2 hours excluding pick up
Season: 1st of September - 15th of April

Price per person: From £61

Please note the excursion is subject to weather conditions. If a tour needs to be cancelled, other exciting options will be provided for you by the tour operator. When an alternative option is chosen, no refund for the cancelled boat tour apply. The Northern Lights is a natural phenomena and sightings cannot be guaranteed.  

Booking instructions 

1)  While booking your holiday, you will be given the option to add day excursions and airport transfers as part of the booking process. Please first select the package you wish to book with travel dates and accommodation.    

2)  If you have already booked a holiday with us, you can retrieve your booking here and follow the instructions for adding day excursions and airport transfers.

3) If you have made a flight only booking with Icelandair, click here to book day excursions and airport transfers. Please be sure to provide the name of your hotel when prompted for pick up purposes.  



  • No refund for unused travel services or land arrangements 
  • All inquiries on change or cancellation requests must be sent to
  • Full Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions can be found here

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