From Akureyri: Northern Lights Evening Tour

The Northern Lights Akureyri tour is a Northern Lights hunt experience. To go into the dark, frozen winter night and observe an unbelievable display of color, light and texture, is like waking up in a fairy-tale, full of mystery and magic.
Available: Sept - Apr
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours
Minimum Age: 0
Pick Up: Hotel pick-up included
Price From: ISK 8.900

Tour Highlights

✅ Dark Icelandic winter night
✅ Northern Lights hunting
✅ Star bright sky
✅ Fully guided tour

Tour Details

Availability: September 1st – April 15th
Operated: Daily
Departure time: 21:30
Duration: 2,5 – 3 hours
Included: Fully guided tour & Transport
Bring with you: Warm clothing & gloves

The Northern Lights Tour from Akureyri departs from Saga Travel Office in Akureyri Center, see map here. The  Bus departs daily at 21:30 during the Northern Lights season

  • Changes to itinerary and cancellations are notified only via email
  • The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and beyond our control. They are visible in Iceland from September through April but visibility is subject to Northern Lights activity and cloud coverage
  • We cannot guarantee sightings even if the tour is operated
  • In the case of no sighting of the Northern Lights, we offer our customers a complimentary second departure on Northern Lights Tour the following evening or next operated departure. Confirmed reservation is necessary for the complimentary tour
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancel the tour
  • Reservation is necessary

Tour Description

The Northern Lights Akureyri tour is a Northern Lights hunt experience. To go into the dark, frozen winter night and observe an unbelievable display of color, light, and texture, is like waking up in a fairy-tale, full of mystery and magic.

We drive out to the countryside or up to the mountains, away from electric glow and city sounds. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful night sky in the best possible situation, of course depending on the weather.

The Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis, are a natural phenomenon visible in the Northern Hemisphere. A unique display of light caused by a particle collision in the magnetic field of the polar caps.

The Northern Lights Tour from Akureyri departs from Saga Travel Office in Akureyri Center, see map here. The  Bus departs daily at 21:30 during the Northern Lights season (September 1st – April 15th).

Northern Lights Complimentary

If your tour guide confirms that no Northern Lights were seen we will invite you on a complimentary Northern Light Tour, on the following departure. Please contact our sales team the day after your tour via email [email protected] to confirm a seat on the next available tour. Be sure to contact before 15:00 so we can reserve your seat.

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