Reykjavik Northern Lights Cruise

Breath in the fresh air of the Atlantic ocean on a 3-hour Northern Lights Cruise on the seas around Reykjavík.

During summer the sky is lit up by the sun for the lion's share of three months. The midnight sun paints the sky in a golden hue. The days are long, the weather is mild, and the scenery is breathtaking.

When summer subsides to winter, the island changes completely. Temperatures drop, and Iceland is covered in darkness for all but a few hours each day. During these long winter hours, when the sun retreats to the other side of the globe, the sky is lit up by entirely different sources of light; the moon, the stars and of course the magical Northern Lights.

We depart from Reykjavík old harbour in the evening if the forecast of clouds and Northern Lights are positive. We will sail towards the darkness and escape the lights of the city, turn off the engines and relish the moment. Our tour guides know that tranquillity is the key to experiencing this spectacular show, so we have made sure our boat fits the task completely.

Our vessel is a real beauty, incredibly stable, smooth and luxurious. She used to be a police boat in Hamburg, Germany. Later she was converted into a pleasure yacht located in Madeira. In 2012 we bought this wonderful boat and converted her into a fantastic Northern Lights- and whale watching vessel, equipped with multiple viewing platforms, comfortable inside area and a bar.

If you have come all the way here to Iceland to witness this spectacle, why not do it in style and comfort? Surrounded by the serenity of the winter night at sea with a cup of warm coffee, chocolate or chilled wine, all you have to do is look up and enjoy the moment.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Sep. - Dec.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Boat Trip, Northern lights hunting
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Reykjavík, Faxaflói, Hlésgata
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 20:15, 21:15

Departure location:
Hlésgata, 101 Reykjavík
  • Warm blankets

  • English speaking guide

What to bring:
  • Be prepared for the chilly nights in Iceland and dress in warm clothes.

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