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Hunting for northern lights near Reykjavik

(164 reviews)
Near Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
30 mins

About the tour

We wait for the conditions to be acceptable - that is forecast of clear skies , activity in the aurora coming from the sun and preferably with the moon less than half. This is going to be a hit and miss tour - several attempts during the night we go out. If successful then it may be definitely worh it. We know two - three days in advance what conditions are expected and when this looks positive then we shall go for it -into the night - around midnight - more on this as we come closer to... Be on the lookout :)

Meet your local guide


Albert is a freelance tourguide, determined to provide his guests with a personal and memorable experience from their visit to his beloved Iceland.

Albert has been guiding since Dec 2013

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Reykjavik with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Reykjavik. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Coralee M.

14 April 2021

Albert always brings us great photos

Steph S.

13 April 2021

Albert is fantastic. Very kind and happy to answer questions and provide the best tour experience.

Gina H.

13 April 2021

well worth staying up for...fabulous to see the Northern lights through Alberts camera but a surprise highlight was meeting the lovely Mrs Albert who generously shares Albert with a few hundred of us now and again!! As was observed by some of us we have travelled in Alberts Car, not to mention his rucksack, more times of late than driving in our own vehicles!! LOL Thank you once again Albert and Heygo

Lucy E.

13 April 2021

Great guide

Casey S.

13 April 2021

Albert is dedicated, passionate and insightful. He goes above and beyond to bring us wonderful views. Very grateful for his effort and look forward to all his tours!

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