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3 Hour Hunting the Aurora Northern Lights Sightseeing Tour with Transfer from Seljalandsfoss

3 Hour Hunting the Aurora Northern Lights Sightseeing Tour with Transfer from Seljalandsfoss
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3 hours
English, Icelandic
Sep. - Apr.
Minimum age
8 years old


See the glowing majesty of the Aurora Borealis first hand with this fantastic Northern Lights hunting tour. This is the perfect tour opportunity for travellers looking to see the Northern Lights untarnished by light pollution, as well as those hoping to tick this incredible natural phenomenon off their bucket list. 

During winter months the Northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, will often appear in the night sky—though there is no guaranteeing exactly when, where and how strong they will be. Iceland is one of the best places in the world to see this incredible phenomenon, so joining a certified tour such as this greatly ups your chances of catching them. 

Each time they appear, they dance differently and in ever-changing colours. Most of the time, they appear as green—depending on the atmospheric conditions, they also may show up as purple, pink, red, white and blue.

Your professional local guide will, throughout the experience, provide you with enlightening entertainment along the way as well as fun and educational facts about the Northern Lights, the south region and everything in between!

The hunt is about three hours long, during which time, you and your group will follow gaps in the clouds, ever hunting for the clearest sky and the finest views. This includes a stop for some light snacks en route.

If the conditions are not favourable, the tour will be postponed until conditions improve.

Join this tour for a fun and exciting Northern Lights Hunt and marvel at the beauty of the sky when the Aurora Borealis descends from the canopy of stars above! Check availability by choosing a date. 

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Guided tour
Light snacks
Certified Guide




Northern lights hunting
Cultural Activity

What to bring

Warm outdoor clothing
Waterproof jacket and trousers
Headwear and gloves
Good shoes are recommended

Good to know

1. Pick up/drop off, Hvolsvöllur/Hella area = FREE (Pick up can start up to 30 minutes prior to tour departure*)

2. Pick up/drop off, Selfoss/Vík area = 5.000 ISK pp each way (Pick up can start 1 hour prior to tour departure*)

3. Pick up/drop off, Reykjavík = 10.000 ISK pp each way (Pick up starts up to 2 hours prior to tour departure*)

*Please note that it can take us up to 30 minutes to arrive to your location.

Please contact us to organise pick up/drop off service. Otherwise meeting point will be at Gljúfrabúi base.

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