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Tickets for Northern Lights: Boat Tour from Reykjavík with a Backup Plan

See the amazing aurora borealis just 15 minutes outside of Reykjavik

Special Tours
Registered address: Special Tours, 101, Reykjavik, IS
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Duration: 2h
Live guide: English
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What's included

Guided Northern Lights boat tour
Warm overalls (children's sizes available)
WiFi on board
Northern lights video
Backup plan: Complimentary ticket for Northern Lights by Boat OR a whale watching tour (only if the boat tour is canceled on your selected date)

What's not included

Food & drinks (warm waffles are made on board and are available to purchase at the bar, as well as hot cocoa, coffee and tea)
  • Witness the incredible northern lights by boat, just 10-15 minutes outside of Reykjavik
  • Your expert guide will tell you all about the aurora borealis as you sail to a perfect viewing location
  • Enjoy the use of free warm overalls, plus a comfy warm indoor lounge and bar on the boat

Leave the lights of Reykjavík behind you as you sail with your trusty captain into the black, in search of the dazzling aurora borealis. Enjoy hot drinks, live facts and stories and (hopefully) nature's spectacular northern light show! A unique must-do experience in Iceland.

Cruise away from the city lights into the starry night, to a perfect place for the northern lights to shine!

You'll be snug in a warm indoor seating area wearing free warm overalls. Is that waffles you can smell? You bet! They make them on board for you to buy from the bar, along with hot cocoa, coffee and tea. There's space outside on the deck to enjoy some serious stargazing with your snacks.

Learn the scientific facts about this natural phenomenon from an expert guide. Listen to the stories of people who've grown up with the northern lights, and get all your questions answered as the lights blaze above you - a real "wow" moment!

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1) If the boat tour is canceled due to bad weather, there’s a backup plan:

  • Join a bus tour to see the northern lights
  • Have your boat tour rescheduled (free of charge) for the next available day

2) If both the boat and bus tour do not operate at all because of unfavorable conditions, the backup plan is:

  • A whale watching tour
  • A full refund
  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

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2 reviews
Norbert ,  Austria Austria
02 Dec 2022
Wonderful experience! We saw the Northern Lights! It was great ! Don't forget to bring a warm jacket 😉
Northern Lights by Boat with a Backup Plan
Verie,  Netherlands Netherlands
11 Mar 2023
Northern Lights by Boat with a Backup Plan

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