Hop on a Northern Lights Cruise for a unique experience
They say that seeing the Northern Lights dance and weave across the Arctic sky is a spiritual experience never to be forgotten. And what better way to view this beautiful heavenly show than by sailing out to sea well away from the city´s bright lights.
There are a few things more Icelandic than the Northern Lights dancing above the Arctic Ocean. Through the centuries our fishermen have needed to go out fishing all year round, even in the long, dark winters. Fortunately for them, when the winter sky is clear, they have had the very welcome company of the Northern Lights that illuminate the sky!
Visit the Faxaflói Bayexpand_more
Set sail from the Old Reykjavík harbour and begin our hunt out on the dark blue waters of Faxaflói Bay, leaving behind the bright city lights of Reykjavík. With our long experience in reading the Northern Lights forecast and a bit of luck, we will hopefully be successful in our search for the Auroras.
We will experience first hand how the lights constantly change in density, colour and movement with the gentle sway of the ocean beneath us. This is a thrilling and unique experience you will not soon forget.
Our open top viewing decks provide the perfect platform for witnessing the dazzling spectacle while our heated indoor lounge is a great place to take a break from the Icelandic winter and warm up in between sightings.We recommend you come wearing warm clothes, however, if you don’t have any, we can also provide warm overalls.
Access to Visitor Centre
Use of warm overalls
What to bring
Warm clothing (thermals, hat, scarf and gloves)
Tripod for better camera stability (if taking photographs)
Know before you go
The northern lights are a natural phenomenon and unpredictable, so remember to bring patience and optimism with you. If the northern lights are not seen on your tour, you will be given a complimentary ticket, which is valid for two years. Weather is a big factor for the northern lights cruises, and we may have to cancel the tour.
- Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.