Northern Lights Boat Aurora Borealis Reykjavik Iceland
Northern Lights by boat Aurora Borealis sea
Northern Lights by boat Aurora Borealis sea
Northern Lights by boat Aurora Borealis sea
Northern Lights by boat Aurora Borealis sea


Northern Lights by Boat                                            IFSPT 174

Hunting the northern lights from the ocean is an amazing experience; 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 backround is something you won’t forget. Our expert guide will tell you all about the northern lights, as well as explaining the underlying scientific facts that make this magical light show possible.

Departure: 21:00 from Reykjavik old harbour.
Duration: 2-3 hours.
Season: 1. September – 15. April.
Difficulty: Easy.
Minimum age: None.
Included: 2-3 hour Northern lights cruise from Reykjavik´s Old Harbor. Warm overalls for everyone on board. Warm & cozy seating areas inside (heated). Pickup service. Wi-FI, Experienced guide and friendly crew.

Pickup: Available in capital area, select pick up place when you book.

Attention point: Make sure to bring warm clothes and don’t forget your camera.

Café, snacks & souvenirs for sale on board.

When the northern lights forecast looks good – but it is too windy to go out on sea – we will still take our customers out for a northern lights tour on a bus – plus a chance to join our boat tour the next available day!



If your time is running out and the weather is not in our favor, you can exchange your ticket with for one of the following options*:

  • A Whale Watching Tour!
  • The adventure menu at one of Iceland’s most popular restauarant, Kopar, starting with a welcome drink!
  • … Or a full refund. (*All options cost the exact same amount as your northern lights by boat ticket).

 Additional note:

*These tours are subject to the correct weather conditions

  • You can check with your hotel lobby around 6pm of the day to find out whether the tour will operate or call us: +354-5608800
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