Northern Lights Tour

The Northern Lights tour in Iceland takes you to see a spectacular natural phenomenon which happens during the winter months. The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole. Northern Lights in Iceland are visible during the winter months, from late August to April.

The locations visited during the Northern Lights tour vary from day to day depending on weather conditions. Because this tour is weather dependent, sightings are not guaranteed. However, if you don‘t see any Northern Lights during this tour, you are welcome to join the tour again, free of charge.


Northern Lights Planetarium Show

Áróra, the first ever interactive Planetarium Film.A piece of art that brought together Iceland’s most notorious writers, musician, and photographers.

It’s a journey, through the unique landscape of Iceland, to observe Northern lights as you’ve never seen them.

Taking you across time and space, to understand the science behind the mystery, and the stories we believed for millenniums.

Way beyond the traditional planetarium experience, we’ll invite you to join the dance, and create your own Northern lights.

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Tour availability

All year 1 JAN 31 DEC

Available days:

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • Fri
  • Sat
  • Sun

Tour details

Duration: 1 hours

Departures:
22:00 (25 August - 15 October & 15 March - 15 April)
21:00 (16 October - 14 March)
19:30 (16 October - 28 February)
This combines the ever popular Northern Lights Tour (RE62) with an admission ticket to the Northern Lights Planetarium show at Perlan, at your convenience.
Open daily from 10.00 – 21.00.

Tour ID: CPN07

What's included

  • Bus fare
  • Approx. 3 hours guided tour
  • Admission to the Northern Lights Planetarium Show

Additional information:

Travellers with young children are advised to take the 19:30 departure which is available from 16 October through 14 March 2016.
This tour depends on weather and sightings are not guaranteed.
Indicated return times can vary due to road & weather conditions.
If you don't see any lights on the tour you can re-book again for free.
Remember to dress warmly.

Pick up is available at extra cost, from 1.450 ISK.
Pick up is up to 30 minutes before departure.

Guidance in:
• English: Daily (all year)
• Spanish: Tue and Sat at 21:00 or 22:00 (1 Sept - 15 April)
The exhibition is open daily all year-round from 09:00 – 18:00
Holiday openings are from 09:00 - 17:00

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