Northern Lights tours

The northern lights are a natural wonder many people wish to see on their trip to Iceland. Here are some family friendly northern lights tours in Iceland.

Northern lights tours from Reykjavík


Northern Lights tours from Akureyri & Mývatn


Frequently asked questions about northern lights tours


How far in advance do I need to book a tour?

We would recommend booking your tours as soon as possible. They can get fully booked very quickly. Especially in the summer months.

Can I cancel my tour at any time?

You can in fact cancel at any time, but sadly most tour companies won’t refund you if you cancel less than 24 hours before the start of the tours, unless the tour companies themself cancel because of bad weather, then you’ll be fully refunded. You can see our refund policy HERE which is in line with all of the companies we work with.

Is it guaranteed that I see northern lights on the tour?

The Northern Lights are natural phenomena and we, unfortunately, cannot promise you will see them. Their appearance depends upon atmospheric and weather conditions.

Best time to visit Iceland if you want to see the northern lights?

The best months are between mid-September to March.

What are the best conditions for seeing the northern lights?

It has to be dark outside and not cloudy.

How do I capture the northern lights on a phone/camera?

There is no simple answer so we made a blog about it. Check it out HERE!

Do I have to book a tour to see the northern lights?

No, but it will definitely increase your chances, since our tours have top quality experts who know where to look for them.