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Northern Lights On Board a Luxury Yacht from Reykjavik

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Hlésgata
Hlésgata, 101 Reykjavík, IcelandOur sales office is at the moment in the Katla tours house. Pickup is not included in the price, it has to be requested and we charge extra for that service.
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    Sea Trips Reykjavik
    Stop: 2 hours -
    See the incredible beauty of the Northern Lights in both style and comfort on board a luxurious yacht. This tour is perfect for those looking for an awe-inspiring experience watching the celestial display of the Aurora Borealis. You'll meet your captain and the crew at Reykjavík's Old Harbour where you'll board the luxury yacht, known as Amelia Rose. The ship is designed as an offshore vessel, making it better adapted to take on turbulent waters, so you'll get a smoother sail with less probability of experiencing nausea or seasickness. During your journey, you will sail among the small islands in the Faxaflói Bay, and along the coast of Reykjavík before the yacht begins making its way away from the lights of the city, allowing you to enjoy the beauty of the Northern Lights to the fullest. The panoramic triple deck area allows every passenger to enjoy the breathtaking colours of the auroras, and to capture some amazing photos of the green, pink and white lights. The tour is also conducted in a small group, so your experience will be both personal and memorable. If there is rain or wind, don't worry! The decks are partially covered to provide shelter from the elements, and you can easily circle these decks to get the best view of the Aurora Borealis. If, however, you wish to stay inside during the hunt for the Northern Lights, you will find a lovely bar and lounge area inside where you can relax in comfort.  In case the northern lights do not show up, you don't have to worry because you can try again for free on the next available departure. Take to the sea on a luxurious yacht to see the Northern Lights in both style and comfort.
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    Departure Point
    Hlésgata, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • VIP Experience
    • Panoramic View
    • Luxury Yacht
    • Experienced Crew
    • Free Wifi
    • Triple Observation Deck
    Exclusions
    • Pick Up & Drop Off
    • Café, Bar & Refreshments
    • Available for purchase.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour is missed due to late or non-arrival.
    • Wheelchair accessible.
    • We recommend to dress in warm clothes as the weather can change quickly.
    • We reserve the right to cancel the tour due to unfavorable weather conditions.
    • If we don't see the northern lights on our tour, you can come again for free.
    • Important information
    • We always try our best to give our passengers the best possible chance to see the Northern Lights – however, it is important to know that we can never guarantee sightings as this is a hunt for a natural phenomenon.
    • We use the weather forecast to find out the cloud cover on the night & the strength of the lights. We will always sail out when there is a chance of visibility as we do not want our passengers missing out on a chance to see the auroras.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Really good experience. Crew were lovely. Even though we didn’t see the lights the crew went above and beyond to make it a special experience.
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    We booked this trip through Sea Trips Northern Lights based on previous reviews, and were not disappointed. We arrived at the offices to be greeted by the staff, after checking in and a quick chat we boarded the yacht. It was everything promised, the saloon area was cosy and
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    Welcomed on board with a hand shake from the captain and engineer. Very friendly staff. Lucky was our guide. Opportunity to go and visit the captain during the trip. Beautiful yacht ‘Amelia rose’. A selection of snacks and drinks on board. Blankets provided. Unfortunately we
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    The lights didn’t come out for play for us, but the boat trip was nice. Really warm inside with a nice bar and plenty of space to sit down; didn’t feel crowded. Staff were lovely too. It would have been nice to have some sort of announcement that we were heading back and
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    Response from Sea Trips A, guide at Northern Lights On Board a Luxury Yacht from Reykjavik
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thankyou so much for taking the time to come on here and review us. I am sorry you didn't get to see the aurora, but you tickets are valid for three years until you see them with us. Just drop an email if you are coming through! Thankyou for saying such nice things about our staff and ship. I am glad you seemed to have a pleasant evening, and it's good you saw the peace tower, it's not long till that is turned off for the year! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time here in Iceland. All the best.
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    The trip was cancelled due to poor weather, and we were asked to get back in touch with them. On calling, they didn't pick up the call, and there were several back and forth text messages. Eventually, we rescheduled it for the next day (again several messages later.. They didn't
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    Response from Sea Trips A, guide at Northern Lights On Board a Luxury Yacht from Reykjavik
    Responded 26 Oct. 2019
    I am sorry for you experience with us, we are a small family run company, we do try to answer the phone but when the office isn't manned it goes through to a private number and we can't always get to it right away. The day you came onto the boat we only had 40 passengers, so no where near the capacity of 70 hence there was plenty of seating. As to the guide not coming through straight away it is because as soon as the intro in the main saloon was done people came to the bar and she had to help her other crew member get through that rush before coming through to talk to the second room. I am sorry you weren't told about the rebooking, she actually goes around and tries to talk to everyone personally before arriving back to explain this and also to explain how we share photos too. I am sorry you were missed in that! Your tickets are valid for another 3 years so please come back and try to see the northern lights again. We've had some amazing shows this weekend, so hopefully next time you'll see them better! Thankyou for taking the time to review us, it is the only way we can improve and the entire speaker system is brand new, we are getting another speaker placed into the forward lounge. All the best.
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