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Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour

Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour
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The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis are a spectacular natural phenomenon, often seen dancing around in fantastic colours across the Icelandic Arctic sky. The Northern lights are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun...more
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Vatnsmyrarvegur 10 | BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

Very professional tour operator. Very punctual. Also if you are unlike (like me) who wasn't able to see light, they offer you service coupons that you can redeem anytime during the same year for another northern light tour.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank abhisekde0xf
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This can be a long night but it’s absolutely worth it! The small cabin offers decent hot drinks and some shelter from the cold. It is VERY cold and windy so dress up super warm! We got lucky with an amazing show too!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BikerAsh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Laters evening trip to try and see the lights. Great guides. The whole thing was fun. Just go. You’ll have fun even if the lights don’t appear. More if they do!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PadiP
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were collected when planned and set off on a drive having to swap onto a larger bus. On the journey the guide was informative and spoke clearly and held interest. He told us we were likely to not see them but that we could...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andyhamill85
Reviewed 6 days ago

I'd been to Iceland before and had booked a small group/minibus tour to see the lights, and while we had barely seen anything, the guides kept driving to different spots, hunting for us so we could see the lights. With this tour (which we booked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GustoComposto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guide, Darren, knowledgeable and friendly. Not just someone who does his job. He actually took the time to make conversation. Hopefully if we do the Golden Circle tour on Tuesday he can be our guide. We got a 9 out of 10 on the Northern...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SUSAN Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service itself was really good - the bus was comfortable, the tour guide was very informative (on both attempts to see the lights) and the price was certainly acceptable. The bus was left accessible during the stop so that you could have a break...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CrombyNPritch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the trip was good it was dissapointing that we didn't see the lights. The company make no guarantees obviously and we were able to re-book but again despite going to a different location were out of luck. Whole trip took 3 hours with pick...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jonplay4d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My review is not a reflection on Reykjavik Excursions - they were very professional and everything about the tour was well organised etc. Looking back I wouldn't book a tour to try and see the lights again - I just wasn't too bothered whether we'd...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank KarenL898
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would most definitely recommend this trip it was amazing. It was something I wanted to do for the longest time and can finally tick it off my bucket list. Although I couldn’t see the northern lights clearly with the naked eye. I could see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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KarenL898
31 October 2018|
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Response from Colin T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, better email the company direct. Different size buses might have different facilities on board.
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sunfluffy
30 August 2018|
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Response from alexisgrullon | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it’s a night tour and they start grabbing people around 8-9pm depends on the capacity of people booked. Because the ride takes about 45mins bus ride then all depends on the season of the lights how long you will stay out... More
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206kenh
11 August 2018|
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Going in December any advice on trips ?r
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