Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis Hunt – Difficulty ⅕ Rating: Easy, Family
We add an extra dimension to the exciting adventure of seeking out the Northern Lights. We will transport you in a luxury super truck, designed to make your trip over rough terrain a comfort. We will go off road in a bid to give you the best viewing platform you can have, that sets us apart from other tours.
Your driver is also your expert guide, very knowledgeable about the phenomenon you are about to witness and will provide you with the background information. Iceland is a very popular winter destination for millions of people every winter with many people hoping to catch a glimpse of the mesmerizing light show. Once you’ve experienced the Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis Hunt it’s going to stay with you for a lifetime.
The hunt for the Northern Lights begins with an early evening pick up from your hotel in one of our super truck vehicle. We leave the city lights behind us and head into the country on the hunt for the Northern Lights.
One big plus of taking the Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis Hunt tour is the fact that we can go where the crowds can’t get to, giving you a chance to see the lights in secluded locations. Popcorn check, front row seats check, your ticket in hand check, we can’t wait to have you join us on this exciting trip.
Using a combination of our expert guide to provide the background knowledge and the comfort of the super trucks to take you to secluded places. We make your experience of the Northern Lights as unique and personal as it can be. Join us on the Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis Hunt and enjoy the most enthralling natural experience you will ever see.
One of the most popular Winter adventures, who can resist the allure of the Northern Lights, a spectacle with no rivals in the natural phenomena world. The tour runs 7 days a week from October to April.
Experience the Northern Lights like you can never see them on a coach tour. We will go off-road to find some of the most beautiful backdrops to view this light spectacle unfold.
Included in the tour ticket price is a pick up from your accommodation in Reykjavík in a super truck. Our driver will be your guide on the hunt for the lights across the Icelandic night skies.
You will be outside the vehicle when we reach a suitable vantage point so warm clothing is recommended. Bring waterproof jackets, woollen hats and gloves. Icelandic nights are characteristically cold, we don’t want that to spoil a once in a lifetime opportunity. You can never be overdressed for a night outdoors in search of the Northern Lights.
The trip will last four hours in total and is a family friendly adventure with no minimum age requirements.
Great customer service from Nature Kicks as always. We've booked with you in the past and you've been great to tour with. We didn't see the northern lights on the first night and so you rebooked us for another night, slightly cloudy BUT we still got to see some lights. Can't complain. Thank you.
Yes, this was the most beautiful sighting we've ever experienced. This is what people dream of and to actually see it in person was absolutely the most memorable experience we've had to date. Well recommended if you go to Iceland!
Thank you for organising such a fab excursion. The kids and the wife absolutely love it. We hoped it went on a little longer but nevertheless, it was amazing 🙂
Excellent. Fantastic. Stunning. One of the big highlights for our girls weekend away!
You will find the answers to some of the commonly asked questions about our Northern Lights Iceland Explorer Tour below.
Do I need To Bring Anything on the Trip?
You will spending a lot of time outdoors so bring with you warm outdoor clothing, a waterproof jacket, gloves and strong hiking shoes.
What Are The Northern Lights?
They are a spectacular light show which lights up the night skies of Northern Europe and visible from Iceland between October and April. Electrons from solar dust collide with gases in the earth’s atmosphere to produce this amazing multi-coloured light show.
Can I See The Northern Lights From Anywhere Else In The World?
Iceland is the best place to see the the lights because of its location. Weather conditions play a role in visibility and away from the city lights you will be able to see the lights better.
What if there is a full moon, will they still be visible?
The Northern lights are usually very strong in the North of Iceland. The light of the moon will rarely have an effect on their visibility. Unless the full moon coincides with a weaker cycle of the Aurora Borealis when it is less bright.
How Can You Tell Exactly When They Will be Visible?
Forecasting when the northern lights will appear is not an exact science. There are short term forecasts which can be available but they rely on historical data and when the lights have been seen in the past.
Is It Common For Tours To Be Cancelled?
The Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis Hunt is at the mercy of weather conditions. We reserve the right to cancel the tour in the event that the weather conditions do not permit it to proceed. If we go ahead with the tour and the lights do not appear, you will be given the choice of another evening departure free of charge.
What Other Tour Options Do You Provide?
For those seeking longer trips our multi day offers are a great choice. All tours are available from Reykjavík.
Legal Disclaimer: Nature Kicks or the guides will not be held responsible for any accidents which may occur during the activities that are deemed to be the result of participant’s actions. We require you to sign a waiver prior to embarking on the tour accepting the risks associated with participating in these activities..
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