Northern Lights Minibus Tour

Northern Lights Minibus Tour
Northern lights descending over a lonely waterfall.
The Aurora Borealis over a still lake in Iceland.
The Northern Lights dancing in the sky.
The Northern Lights can be seen in human settlements, although they are best viewed away from all lights.
The Northern Lights slowly appearing in the winter sky.
The Northern Lights by Hallgrímskirkja Church in central Reykjavík.

Reserve your place on this cosy minibus tour and go hunting for the Northern Lights in the company of new friends! This tour is for anyone who has ever admired pictures of the Northern Lights and wished they could run away to Iceland.

You’ll finally see them yourself on this special evening. With a small group, you can have your own communion with nature, and ask your guide all the questions you have. You’ll be picked up at your accommodation and whisked off to the country away from the noise and bright lights of Reykjavik, allowing you to hunt for the Northern Lights in the silence and darkness of the Icelandic winter.

You’ll be outside in the elements while you hunt for the Aurora, so be sure to bundle up and wear your favourite woollen socks. Your tour guides will help to keep you warm with a supply of hot chocolate and ginger biscuits.

Remember that although they are fascinating, the Lights are also unpredictable: the Aurora Forecast in Iceland gives a likelihood every day of where they may be found, but sightings cannot be guaranteed. If you are unlucky and don’t spot any Northern Lights on your tour, you can book yourself another night - for free!

The Northern Lights can be white, blue, green, pink or even red. These colours are caused by particles from solar winds slamming into the earth’s magnetic field. When these charged particles hit the oxygen-rich atmosphere, they react with the different chemicals and burst into glorious colour!

Don’t miss this brilliant display of natural wonder. Check the booking availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Aug. - Apr.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Northern lights hunting
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Reykjavík, Northern Lights
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 20:30.

Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.

  • Pick-up within Reykjavik Capital Area: Bus Stops and Hotels

  • English-speaking guide

  • Minibus tour

  • Hot Chocolate and biscuits

What to bring:
  • Sturdy shoes for walking/hiking

  • Warm clothing and outerwear suited to rainy or chilly weather

Good to know:

Please note that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and sightings are not guaranteed.

Because this tour is highly dependable on weather conditions, the weather is checked daily and all our passengers will be informed if the tour will take place or if it will be cancelled due to unfavourable weather conditions.

You will receive an e-mail notification, please also check your spam folder. Please also provide a phone number in case we need to contact you.

Group size maximum is 19.

Loading prices and availabilities
Free cancellation
Free pickup
No credit card fees
No booking fees